DZ Bank Building Berlin, Pariser Platz design by Frank Gehry in Germany, Photo, Design Image

DZ Bank Building Berlin

Development by Frank Gehry in Berlin, Germany: Architecture Information + Photos

Location: Pariser Platz 3, Mitte, central Berlin
Date built: 1998-2000
Design: Frank Gehry Architects

Pariser Platz facade (to north):
DZ Bank Building: Frank Gehry Berlin

Photos © Adrian Welch

5 Sep 2009

DZ Bank Building

Located adjacent Brandenburg Gate : DZ Bank building (formerly DG Bank building)

Pariser Platz facade views:
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Behrenstraße facade (to south) facing the Holocaust Memorial: 39 apartments
DZ Bank Building Berlin

Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank headquarters

Functions: offices; conference space; residential building

Key feature: organic form within the atrium (conference facility)

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The building is mixed-use. Facing the Brandenburg Gate are offices, the headquarters of Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank. On the other side, facing Behrenstraße, are 39 residential apartments. Between the two is a large atrium, designed to be used as a conference or performance space. This is covered with a sophisticated glass-grid roof, curved in a complex form typical of Gehry’s designs.

source: wikipedia

This Pariser Platz building was engineered by Hans Schober of Schlaich Bergermann & Partner. schlaich bergermann partner is a nationally and internationally active structural engineering and consulting firm with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany and branch offices in Berlin, New York City, São Paulo, Shanghai and Paris.

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