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Arcor House
Eschborn, Germany

Arcor House

The H-shaped complex comprising the curved high-rise and two lower sections is characterized by solidity and quality. 

Bab Tarablus
Tripolis, Libya

Bab Tarablus

The proposal was chosen from several international expert opinions which had been called in. This is one of the largest construction projects in Libya at present.

Bank building
Zeitz, Germany

Bank building

This branch of the Dresdner Bank was built the on land at the corner of a row of intact old buildings.

Barck­haus­strasse
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Barck­haus­strasse

As an entry to the urban planning competition for the site of the former job center between Barckhausstrasse and Feuerbachstrasse, and adjoining Bockenheimer Landstrasse, a residential high-rise would have made for a sensible option. 

Bundesbank
Frankfurt am Main,

Bundesbank

Mit diesem Projekt beabsichtigt die Deutsche Bundesbank nunmehr die vorgesehenen Bereiche und Installationen entsprechend den Vorgaben des Brandschutzkonzeptes zu sanieren.

Danziger Platz
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Danziger Platz

Danziger Platz represents an intersection between Ostend, Ostpark and Hanauer Landstrasse. The relocation of the European Central Bank will change the site structurally.

Estate Im Mainfeld
Frankfurt am Main , Germany

Estate Im Mainfeld

In the 1970s ten residential high-rises were built on the periphery of Niederrad close to the River Main; today the area is considered a social flashpoint. In order to upgrade the district an urban development competition was held, which was won by the design Jo. Franzke Architekten submitted. The plan represents a new concept for the estate based on the idea of reversing the rigid focus on high-rise structures.

Europa­boulevard South5
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Europa­boulevard South5

The Europa district is being developed between Frankfurt’s trade fair complex and the banking district – on the site of erstwhile freight railway yards. Plot Süd 5 lies on the main artery of the new district, the 60-meter-wide Europaallee.

Franken­steiner Hof
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Franken­steiner Hof

Originally, Frankensteiner Hof the seat of nobility. Following War damage the Drainage and Sewerage Department (Amt für Entwässerung) occupied the site, while the elongated complex is currently being converted into the Town Hall for Social Affairs, apartments and studios.

Gate A
Frankfurt Airport, Germany

Gate A

An airport is a constantly expanding building project. Lufthansa, Frankfurt Airport’s biggest client, is growing likewise and A Wing in Terminal 1 was converted especially for the airline.

Guiollett­strasse
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Guiollett­strasse

The ten-storey office building is located in an exclusive part of Frankfurt’s Westend district. After 16 years of use it is clearly in need of maintenance. It will receive new cladding and will now take the form of a stone cube into which a large window is inserted on each side, running the entire length of the building across all the main storeys.

Hansaallee
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Hansaallee

The new residential quarter on Hansaallee follows the sloping terrain and features plateaus aligned with the roads. Forming part of the ensemble, a six-story passivhaus with 35 apartments will be built next to a grove of chestnut trees.

Heinrich-Lübke-Settlement
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Heinrich-Lübke-Settlement

Following a peer review Jo. Franzke Architekten assumed responsibility for redesigning the end buildings in the Heinrich Lübke residential development. This involves rendering more energy efficient and modernizing an existing seven-story building with a penthouse level, and building a new shopping center and six-story passivhaus-style residential building.

House of the Press
Berlin, Germany

House of the Press

Located behind the former Ullstein Verlag building, near to Charlottenstrasse, Kochstrasse and Markgrafenstrasse, Haus der Presse stands in what was once the Berlin publishing district. 

Level 0
Frankfurt Airport, Germany

Level 0

The overall concept for the areas below ground level is based on the premise that visitors move around in spaces and never in corridors.

Lilly Pharma
Bad Homburg, Germany

Lilly Pharma

Pharmaceuticals corporation Lilly is considered one of the most innovative and staff-oriented companies in Germany. The idea was to create a modern, representative architectural look that lent expression to the corporate philosophy.

Main-Arkaden
Frankfurt am Main , Germany

Main-Arkaden

Close to the River Main in Frankfurt in the popular Deutschherren district, several areas of which have undergone development over the last 20 years, two construction plots, Q2 and Q3, are still available. The plan is to erect multi-storey residential buildings on both sites.

MainTor Palazzi
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

MainTor Palazzi

In the MainTor quarter on Frankfurt’s Untermainkai luxury apartments are being built on the front row, offering uninterrupted views of the river. Two five-storey urban villas, each with a penthouse, roof terrace and pergola, will make for spacious, and luxurious living. 

Museum of Technology
Ningbo, China

Museum of Technology

The strict master plan for the Ningbo Eastern New City Center influences the design for the Technology Museum. Framed on three sides by straight canals and accessed in the south from East Zhongshan Street, it fits snugly into the plot as a contoured building.

Mylius­strasse
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Mylius­strasse

The five-storey 1960s office building is located in the Westend district. From the outset its architecture marked a break with the surrounding Gründerzeit buildings. Today, however, it is worth preserving, representing as it does a testimony to German post-War reconstruction and Frankfurt’s development into a service-providing city.

Old Municipal Library
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Old Municipal Library

Even when it was inaugurated, Johann Friedrich Christian Hess’ historical, classicist Municipal Library was a compromise. Of the original design, only the portico and the entrance hall with its stairway were actually built.

Residential Area
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates

Residential Area

On a plot consisting of two sections, in one of the city’s most prestigious locations an exclusive residential area is being built for around 80 residences and the requisite amenities.

Theodor-Heuss-Allee
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Theodor-Heuss-Allee

The office building is located at the heart of the “City-West“ district, which owes its existence to a municipal planning report by Oswald Mathias Ungers dating from 1985. 

Town Hall
Eschborn, Germany

Town Hall

The existing complex of town hall and civic hall in the center of Eschborn was emblematic for the small town’s willy-nilly development into a boom town. 

University Library
Al Fateh, Libya

University Library

The West entrance to the library is made up of a generously proportioned two-storey foyer. The latter flooded with light affords a view into the reading room. In the manner of a courtyard the foyer groups around its periphery other facilities such as cloakroom, café, information area, checkout terminal and exhibition area.

Westend Windows
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Westend Windows

The seven-story building with penthouse is intended to strengthen the comparatively quiet southern edge of Bockenheimer Landstrasse, so as to form a counterweight to the inconsistent north side. 

Wohnen am Dom
Erfurt, Deutschland

Wohnen am Dom

Beim Wettbewerb Wohnen am Dom in Erfurt hat das Büro Jo. Franzke Architekten eine von fünf Anerkennungen für den Entwurf erhalten.

Wohnhaus in der Allendestraße
Frankfurt am Main , Deutschland

Wohnhaus in der Allendestraße

Auf einem ca. 2.800 m² großen Areal an der Salvador-Allende-Straße in Frankfurt Bockenheim wurde der Neubau des Mehrfamilienhauses mit Kindertagesstätte errichtet. Das Planungsgebiet erstreckt sich mit in seiner Längsausrichtung entlang einer Privatstraße, der künftigen Salvador-Allende-Straße.

In dem zu errichtenden fünfgeschossigen Wohngebäude befindet sich im Erdgeschoss ein Kindergarten.

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