• Palais Quartier
  • Palais Quartier

Palais Quartier, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This is a building complex comprising the 18th century Thurn und Taxis Palais, the NEXTOWER office block, the Hotel Jumeirah Frankfurt and the MyZeil shopping centre. An underground car park connects all the buildings. 

The Thurn und Taxis Palais ballroom measuring 1,400 square meters serves as a sophisticated events location and can accommodate around 1,000 people. The shopping centre comprises more than 100 shops and boasts the longest unsupported interior escalator in Germany, going from the ground floor to the 4th floor.

Palais Quartier, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Service Areas

  • Project Execution

Disciplines

  • Automation
  • Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Security & Safety
  • Information & Communication Services
  • Heating & Sanitation
  • Electricity
  • Cooling

Client Segments

  • Real Estate Investors and Developers

Types

  • Shopping centre

Challenge

High complexity of the facilities and high standards of components

 

Solution

  • Caverion was the technical general contractor for the entire infrastructural building services. These comprised of heating and cooling, sanitation, sprinklers, ventilation and air-conditioning technology, the electrics and building automation.
  • For reasons of energy efficiency, geothermal energy is used, and there is also a high rate of heat recovery thanks to combined heat supply. The lavatories and urinals operate with rainwater.
  • Caverion planned the escape routes and installed the smoke ventilation system and the sprinklers in the public areas.
  • Contract value approx. 62 million euros.
  • Year

    2007-2010

    Facts about the building

  • Thurn und Taxis Palais: Gross floor area of 11,000 square meters, 4 floors
  • MyZeil shopping centre: Gross floor area of 77,000 square meters, 8 floors

  • Facts about Caverion's solutions
  • 13,000 sprinkler heads
  • 400,000 cubic metres per hour max. air volume of the ventilation systems
  • 4,700 kW total thermal output
  • 7,800 kW total refrigeration capacity
  • 7 heat reservoirs with 372,000 litres of water
  • Lifespan
    2007-2010

    EUR 62M
    Contract value approx.

    7
    heat reservoirs

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