Office building "Steckelhorn 11", Hamburg, Germany
October 2009 marks the completiton of the office building 'Steckelhorn 11', located in the old centre of Hamburg, close to the prominent new 'Hafen City' development. It replaces a ruinous building and fills the gap between two historic premises.
The triangular-shaped lot stretches across the city block, thus allowing for a narrow facade of about 1.9 m width facing the harbor and a main elevation of about 26.4 m oriented toward Steckelhörn street. The vertical design and soft setbacks of the latter pay tribute to the massing of the surrounding structures, as well as to local... >>>