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What’s up With Our Architecture?

People from all over the world are fascinated by Frankfurt. Not just because of the skyscrapers, but also because of them. We think of specific skyscrapers that have shaped and promoted the acceptance of tall buildings in Frankfurt over many decades.Buildings such as MesseTurm, Commerzbank Tower and Westend 1 are distinctively and for everyone recognizably

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