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Linked Towers Planned for Berlin's Holzmarkt Area

by , 05/19/14
filed under: Architecture, News

Graft architects, Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten, Graft berlin, berlin archiecture, berlin architects, mixed-use towers, tower design, linked towers, skyscrapers, German architecture, German architects, communal spaces berlin, wooden facade, wooden tower facade

A cluster of five towers designed by Graft and Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten will break ground in Berlin in 2015, bringing another mixed-use development to the German capital. Connected by a chain of bridges, the complex will house typically Berlin-like informal workplaces with exteriors that reference the Holzmarkt area’s unique history.



Graft architects, Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten, Graft berlin, berlin archiecture, berlin architects, mixed-use towers, tower design, linked towers, skyscrapers, German architecture, German architects, communal spaces berlin, wooden facade, wooden tower facade

Graft teamed up with Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten to design a proposal of the Holzmarkt area near a railway viaduct that will combine public and private life. The towers will be clad in wood to reference the site’s history, and – if the renders are any indication – will boast a fair amount of green space as well. Flexible organization of the interior will allow for diverse functions and is expected to integrate residential and commercial activities.

Related: Graft Architects’ Living Hill Skyscraper

Varying in height and connected by publicly accessible bridges, the buildings will provide a range of spatial experiences. The towers, one of several large-scale developments underway in Berlin, are expected to break ground in 2015.

+ Graft Architects

+ Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten

Via Dezeen

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