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Height: Occupied
190 m / 623 ft
 
Height: Architectural
259 m / 850 ft
 
Commerzbank Tower Outline
  Height: To Tip
300 m / 984 ft
Floors Above Ground
56
Floors Below Ground
2
# of Elevators
25
Tower GFA
108,000 m² / 1,162,502 ft²

Facts

Official Name Commerzbank Tower
Other Names Commerzbank Zentrale
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Germany
City Frankfurt am Main
Street Address & Map Kaiserplatz 1
Postal Code 60311
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Construction Start 1994
Completion 1997
Recladding 2010
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Global Ranking #257 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #9 Tallest in Europe
National Ranking #1 Tallest in Germany
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Frankfurt am Main

Original Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Commerzbank
Architect
Design Foster + Partners
Structural Engineer
• (not specified) Arup; Krebs und Kiefer
MEP Engineer
• (not specified) J. Roger Preston Group; Pettersson & Ahrens Ingenieur-Planung GmbH; Schad and Holzel
Project Manager Nervus Gmbh
Main Contractor HOCHTIEF Construction AG Niederlassung Hamburg
Other Consultant
• (not specified) AECOM
• Cost Alinea Consulting
• Vertical Transportation Jappsen+Stangier Oberwesel GmbH; Lerch Bates Europe; J. Roger Preston Group
• Wind RWDI

Retrofit Companies Involved

Material Supplier
• Cladding Permasteelisa Group

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