2001

MediaCityPort

This 'MediaCityPort im Kaispeicher A' is a new landmark designed for one of Europe's most ambitious urban reconstruction projects, HafenCity in Hamburg.

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Connecting worlds

With a high visibility from the harbour promenade (Landungsbrücken) it makes a powerful impression on residents and visitors alike. The ensemble will offer some 50.000 m² of rental office space as well as special-use areas for exhibitions and events, TV and broadcasting studios, a capacious fitness zone and company lofts. This concept connects the working world with the worlds of housing, media and leisure.

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Flexible spaces

Benthem Crouwel Architects’ design was awarded first prize in an international architectural competition. The ensemble's characteristic skyline features a crystalline glass tower some 100 metres high with a slight inclination near the top towards the less-tall triangular building that represents the form and dimensions of the historic Kaispeicher warehouse. The MediaCityPort offers a tailor-made solution for a wide range of users. Flexible room structures and creative room planning guarantee that working conditions can be efficiently attuned to the needs of different users. The atrium and ground-floor plaza are vibrant hubs for socializing and connection.

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Architect
Benthem Crouwel Architects
Client
Grundstücksgesellschaft MediaCityPort mbh & Co. KG
Location
Hamburg, Germany
Gross floor area
80.000 m²
Completion
2001