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Marco Polo Tower – Hamburg, Germany

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Building: Marco Polo Tower
Location: HafenCity district of Hamburg, Germany
Address:  Strandkai 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Architect: Behnish Architects
Structural Engineers: Weber Poll
MEP Engineer: Heinze Stockfisch Grabis + Partner
Project Manager: Hochtief 
Owners: Hochtief and Dahler & Company Immobilien
Size: 134,549 sq. ft.
Completed: 2009

AE interest: Each floor turned a few degrees about a central axis, providing spectacular views for all apartments. Organic design of balcony terraces, providing shade for recessed facades. Roof features vacuum panels and solar collectors for cooling and heating. Holistic ecological building concept.

 

Written by dylanbragers

November 6, 2017 at 1:42 pm

Posted in Built

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