Sandtorkai HafenCity Hamburg: Design of the plinth structures

Sandtorkai HafenCity Hamburg © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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Polder development "Am Sandtorkai" HafenCity Hamburg. General site plan and south view. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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View from the polder "Am Sandtorkai" to the new development "Kaiserkai". © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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A picture from the realisation competition showing the stairways between the upper level (fire brigade areas for rescue in case of flooding) and the lower quay level. Seating steps also invite people to linger. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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The base of the polder is faced with a peat-fired brick as a reference to the Speicherstadt. The stainless steel rail above accommodates the lighting elements. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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Hamburg my pearl. Fishing in the middle of the city. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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The "Pop Art in HafenCity" campaign in 2006 and 2007 ... © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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Asphalt art and landscape architecture from a bird's eye view. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

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Sandtorkai HafenCity Hamburg © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

Polder development "Am Sandtorkai" HafenCity Hamburg. General site plan and south view. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

View from the polder "Am Sandtorkai" to the new development "Kaiserkai". © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

A picture from the realisation competition showing the stairways between the upper level (fire brigade areas for rescue in case of flooding) and the lower quay level. Seating steps also invite people to linger. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

The base of the polder is faced with a peat-fired brick as a reference to the Speicherstadt. The stainless steel rail above accommodates the lighting elements. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

Hamburg my pearl. Fishing in the middle of the city. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

The "Pop Art in HafenCity" campaign in 2006 and 2007 ... © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

Asphalt art and landscape architecture from a bird's eye view. © BHF, Kiel Bendfeldt Herrmann Franke Landschaftsarchitekten, Kiel

South of the historic Speicherstadt, the first closed quarter of five residential and three office buildings in HafenCity Hamburg was built here by 2005; the buildings Sandtorkai No. 64 (H2O), No. 62 (Dock4) and No. 60 (China Shipping) seen from the south.
In the background, the development of the Speicherstadt and the tower of the Kesselhaus (now HafenCity Info Center) can be seen.

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