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Frankfurt am Main

20 private flats direct commission, 2009 

Q zwo GmbH

preliminary building application, gross floor area: 3295 sqm

project team: Jens Jakob Happ, Maike Br├Ąckerbohm

On the premises of the former philosophical faculty, a representative, 5-storied residential building is created. The design reflects the formal language of pre-war buildings with its generous apartment layouts. Towards the Dantestra├če, edgings and ledge belts define the classic three-fold main facade of the freestanding, villa-like building. Protruding corner balconies frame the facade with a loggia on the fourth floor. The two-storied entrance area guides to the staircase in the center of the building which is lit by an oval skylight at the top. Carefully designed private gardens are assigned to each ground floor flat. The upper living floors and the penthouse profit from expansive views on Frankfurt.