The Steckelhörn 11 Office Building was designed by J. Mayer H Architects is located in Hamburg, Germany. October 2009 marks the completiton of the office building “Steckelhörn 11″, located in the old center of Hamburg, near the prominent new new ‘Hafen City’ development. It replaces a building in ruins and bridges the gap between two historic sites. The triangular field extends across the city, district, allowing a narrow frontage of approximately 1.9 m in width in front of the port and main facade of approximately 26.4 m oriented street Steckelhörn. The vertical design and soft side of the honor it up to the concentration of surrounding structures and buildings, height regulations.
Elements of overhang on the main facade create a set of specific qualities of the territory inside and outside. On the upper floors, providing additional space outside, offering a spectacular panoramic view over the city of Hamburg. The geometry of the ground plane is the basis for organizing the building, which presents the architecture and programming itself openly Steckelhoern street, while at the same time form a distinct landmark when viewed in Speicherstadt the historical and new Hafen City. As the ground level is not designed as a spacious lobby for the main tenant in a cafe or public, the upper floors provide generous, flexible office space, most of it allowing for the Katharinenkirche and / or Hafen City. On the upper floors, provide additional outdoor space on balconies / loggias and roof terrace, offering spectacular panoramic views over the city old and new in Hamburg. photography by David Franck