Impressive building shell gets a new facade.
06.11.2017 - The building ensemble on Hamburg’s so-called "SPIEGEL-Insel" (SPIEGEL Island) continues to grow. The two existing structures, created in the 1960s by the architect Werner Kallmorgen and now listed as protected buildings, are being supplemented by three further buildings on the site.
The landmark former IBM building has been dismantled down to the naked building shell. A new and modern facade, approved by the historical monument conservation authority, was recently installed here.
Prior to that, the shell was made fit – fit for the future and for a new use. This involved interventions in the structure, especially for alterations required for the renewal of lifts and building services as well as concrete remediation measures.