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Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Artificial Lighting

Architect: Gruber + Kleine-Kraneburg
Client: Tishman Speyer
Images: Lichtvision

The TaunusTurm is located in the best site amidst the Frankfurter bank district. The building at the Neue Mainzer Strasse opens up to the adjacent park with entrance and lobby and creates a flowing transition from the interior to the exterior through a transparent façade. Lobby and adjacent areas like the passage to the internal restaurant are staged by a fine grid of downlights. The newly developed custom luminaire creates a diffuse general lighting with variable color temperature via edge injection in the acrylic cover. Clear recesses in the middle of the cover allow the accentuation by a narrow beaming, integrated spotlight component.