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ARCHITECTURE MERIT

MAIN: EAST SIDE LOFTS
1100 ARCHITECT
FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Nikolas Koenig

The outbreak of World War I left a Neoclassical factory building
half-finished. A century later, the building has realized its original
intended volume. Located along the waterfront in a section of the city
undergoing rapid regeneration - East Side Lofts, a 159,300-squarefoot, mixed-used building - consists of the renovated historic building
and a contemporary addition of equal size. While contemporary in
style, the addition creates a cohesive whole with the existing landmarked building by corresponding to its volume, rhythm, and proportions, while translating the intent of the unfinished wing using today's
architectural language and materials.
The façade of the addition is inspired by the original mansard roof
and conceived as a continuous wrapper. The outer surface seamlessly
folds along the height of the façade to ultimately form the roof. All
surfaces are uniformly clad in cement fiberboard and are highlighted
with colored reveals in the depth of the windows, which bend to reflect
the light. The building envelope employs highly-rated soundproofing
materials to mitigate noise emanating from the busy harbor. Noise
suppression is aided by using acoustical double windows, which sit deep
into the thick walls. Both old and new sections contain offices, retail,
townhouses, and a café at ground level. A combination of one- and
two-bedroom apartments, lofts, and townhouses offer flexible open
spaces of varying layouts and comprise the collection of 88 units. Key
characteristics of the historic structure, such as high ceilings and expansive windows, were replicated in the addition. The upper floors make
use of the attic spaces, creating lofts with highly nontraditional floor
plans. Each unit has a balcony, allowing access to the outdoors, and an
interior courtyard offers a landscaped refuge for the residents.

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1100 Architect Design Team
Juergen Riehm, FAIA, David Piscuskas, FAIA,
LEED AP, Gunter Weyrich, Susanne Milne, Sebastian
Kaempf, LEED AP, Sabina Wallwey, Peter Heller,
LEED AP, Juan Peters, David Bujanowski, Jessica
Heym, Christopher Johnson, AIA, Martin Kropac, Julia
Martin, Julia Schleppe, Rob Weiss, Karin Kohlhaas
Collaborators
Ingenieurbüro P. & K., Ingenieurbüro U. Tegl, Prof.
Quick und Kollegen GmbH, BBS Kerstin Görhs
GmbH, Lorsch and DBT Ingenieursozietät, BOP
Gesellschaft für Bauoptimierung GmbH, Bad
Soden, Vermessungsbüro Müller, Ingenieurbüro
HEBO, Ingenieurbüro HEBO, Bochum Landmark
Department of the City of Frankfurt, Thorsten Moser



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Summer 2017 Design Awards

Letter from the President
Introduction
Best in Competition
De Maria Pavilion
Main: East Side Lofts
INTERIORS Honor
The Met Breuer
PROJECTS Honor
Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study
The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot
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