Zuerich House

The Zuerich House (in German: Zürich-Haus) was a 68 meters high-rise building on Frankfurt's Opernplatz. The 19-storey Zuerich High-Rise was designed by the architects Udo von Schauroth and Werner Stücheli. The Zuerich House was built between 1958 and 1960 and was one of the tallest office buildings in Frankfurt when it was built. In 2002

What are demolition and dismantling?

In the construction industry, demolition is understood to mean the destruction and disposal of all types of structures. Demolition usually takes place on entire structures. There are, however, exceptions where only parts of the building are removed. The terms demolition and dismantling are used as a synonym. In practice, the term “dismantling” has established itself

What Were the Frankfurt House Fights?

The Frankfurt House Fights (in German: "Frankfurter Häuserkampf") took place in the 1970s and included protest movements, rallies and demonstrations, especially by left-wing political activists. The protests were primarily directed against the speculation of land in Frankfurt's Westend district. The Frankfurt House Fights mark the beginning of the German squatter movement and the beginning of