Skyper in Frankfurt

1 April 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, House of the Month

© Mylius/by-nc-nd-3.0

© Mylius/by-nc-nd-3.0

Skyper is a building complex in the Bahnhofsviertel district of Frankfurt. The tallest of the three buildings is a 38-storey, 154 m (505 ft) skyscraper. Its quadrant-shaped silhouette is a distinctive part of the Frankfurt cityscape.   read more…

The Westhafen Tower in Frankfurt

8 January 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, House of the Month

Westhafen © Fafner/cc-by-sa-3.0

Westhafen © Fafner/cc-by-sa-3.0

Westhafen Tower is a 109.9 m (361 ft) 30-storey skyscraper in the Gutleutviertel district of Frankfurt. The building was designed by the architects Schneider & Schumacher and was completed in 2004. The tower, whose name literally means “West Port Tower”, is one of the first buildings at the former West Port.   read more…

Overview Theme Weeks

27 December 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Theme Weeks

Theme Weeks In irregular intervals we publish Theme Weeks about cities, regions, and countries. Here you can find the complete list.   read more…

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Theme Week Frankfurt am Main

12 February 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: Architecture, General, Theme Weeks

Skyline Frankfurt on the Main © Nicolas Scheuer

Skyline Frankfurt on the Main © Nicolas Scheuer

Frankfurt am Main, commonly known simply as Frankfurt, is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a 2009 population of 672,000. The urban area had an estimated population of 2,295,000 in 2010. The city is at the centre of the larger Frankfurt/Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region which has a population of 5,600,000 and is Germany’s second largest metropolitan area.   read more…

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