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"GREEN TOWERS" - DEUTSCHE BANK

+ PROJECT DATA
  • Status
    Built
  • Year
    2006 - 2011
  • Tipology
    Headquarters
  • Location
    Frankfürt, Germany > map
  • Client
    Deutsche Bank AG
  • Budget
    210 million € (adjusted to 2013)
  • Total Area/Surface/Volume
    17.000 sq m
+ DESCRIPTION

Corporate Headquarters becomes a "Green Building": through innovative and pioneering measures, the implementation of ecological sustainability criteria will be combined with the creation of a state-of-the-art working environment.
Deutsche Bank is in the process of modernizing and renovating its company headquarters, the two towers in Frankfurt am Main. The goal is to create an ecologically sustainable office building - with a remedial design setting world-wide standards. With the remediation of our headquarters we want to make an active contribution to climate protection.
The greatest refurbishment of a building undertaken in Europe will create one of the most eco-friendly high-rise buildings in the world – the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt.
Here some data that demomstrate “Greentowers” – innovative sustainability:
98% of the materials recycled
55% savings in electricity
74% savings in water
 “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”, LEED certification
67% savings in heating and cooling energy
89%* reduction in CO2 emissions
20% greater space efficiency
Reliable and efficient technologies are used and optimally integrated for the renovation of the Taunusanlage property. Several technical systems have been optimized, redeveloped
or newly developed for the Greentowers project. In our use of water, we are installing the world’s most advanced flushing technology.
The optimized heating and cooling ceiling system is equipped with newly developed radiant elements for the thermal activation of the building’s mass – resulting in a 20% higher
thermal output than conventional systems.
The windows opening parallel to the façade are equipped with motorized scissor hinges – making it possible to have natural ventilation even at wind speeds of up to 180 km/h.
The tubular lights especially designed for the office floors are equipped with high-tech prism technology – achieving a light output of 86%.
The use of a newly developed, intelligent room booking tool will improve user convenience for the selection and booking of conference rooms – to nearly double room
occupancy rates. The GreenGain® toilets fixtures have a highly efficient flushing
technology – using 30 percent less water than comparable modern systems.

+ CREDITS

Design Team
Mario Bellini, Giulio Castegini , Giorgio Origlia

Collaborators
Manuel Hoff, Lucas Corato, Alessandro Zufferli, Luca Bosetti, Camilla Galli

Consultants
Technical Architect: gmp von Gerkan, Marg und Partner, Project Management: Drees & Sommer Frankfurt GmbH, Structural Engineering: S.A.N. Stöffler Abraham Neujahr GmbHStructural Engineering: S.A.N. Stöffler Abraham Neujahr GmbH, Structural Engineering „Sphere“: B+G Ingenieure Bollinger und Grohmann GmbH, Lighting Design: ag Licht , Energy and Climatology Concept: PB Berchtold Ing. Büro, Mechanical Services: Ebert-Ingenieure GmbH, Landscape Architect: kiparlandschaftsarchitekten GbR, Information Design: unit-design GmbH, General Contractor: ARGE Lindner/ Imtech

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