The Bundesbank decided together with the city of Frankfurt, the architecture competition urban design competition upstream. A compelling reason was found figure for the new Ensemble. The main building of the Bundesbank, the defining face of this Institution, remains the city, free. The other building to match the height and volume and blend – to the extent this is possible under such circumstances – to a harmonious Whole.
On this basis, the participants of the open architecture competition, should their designs to make. 29 agencies have submitted a contribution. The procedure was anonymous. The Jury had to take a lot of time: you met finally, two days long, and named at the end of a clear first prize winner.
This effort has paid off, and probably leads to a faster realization of the project. Nothing is worse than when, at the end of a competition, no clear winner – or only a lukewarm compromise, with which no-one is quite satisfied. It is to be hoped that other building owners in this process, take an example.Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 02:19