MesseCity, Cologne

MesseCity, Cologne

A new, mixed-usage quarter is under construction on the 5.4-hectare site between the southern entrance to the Koelnmesse trade fair grounds and the Deutz inter-city railroad station. The design of the three Zurich Group buildings envisaged in the western section of MesseCity is based on that by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten. In future a 60-meter high-rise with 16 stories and two seven-story peripheral blocks will form a prestigious ensemble, which with its clinker façades will reference the adjoining 1920s trade fair buildings.

Client: MesseCity Köln 1 GmbH & Co. KG
GFA: 71,000 m²
Competition of façade: 02/2016, 1st Prize
Completion: 2018/2019
Awards: DGNB Gold Certification intended

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