Facade Greening on High-Rise Buildings

High sealing rates due to inner-city densification are increasingly having a negative effect on the microclimate in large German cities. The consequences are a deterioration in air quality due to increased emissions and a lack of green spaces, as well as sometimes extreme inner-city temperatures. In so-called urban heat islands, it can be up to

Sustainability and ESG

The topics of sustainability and resource conservation are on everyone's lips, and with them the keyword "ESG" more and more frequently.ESG describes the voluntary contribution of business to sustainable development in the environmental, social and corporate governance areas. The term "voluntary" is used because the contribution made goes beyond the legal requirements. Companies implement social

Deutsche Bank Twin Towers

Deutsche Bank's twin towers were originally built between 1979 and 1984, based on the designs of the architects Walter Hanig, Heinz Scheid and Johannes Schmidt. In 2011 the banking complex was stripped down to the supporting structure and extensively modernized under the management of Bellini (design) and Gerkan, Marg and Partner (technology) under the working

Commerzbank Tower

Since 1997 the Commerzbank Tower has dominated the Frankfurt skyline. Measuring almost 300 meters to the tip of its antenna, the skyscraper was built as Europe's tallest office building. Star architect Sir Norman Foster set a new path in skyscraper construction. The supply conduits usually seen at the central core of high-rise buildings were placed