Highlight Towers

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Highlight Towers
Highlight Towers Muenchen A9-1.jpg
Alternative names Langenscheidt-Hochhäuser
General information
Status Complete
Type Commercial offices
Architectural style Modernism
Location Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße
Munich, Germany
Coordinates 48°10′36″N 11°35′32″E / 48.17667°N 11.59222°E / 48.17667; 11.59222Coordinates: 48°10′36″N 11°35′32″E / 48.17667°N 11.59222°E / 48.17667; 11.59222
Completed 2002 - 2004
Height
Roof Tower I: 126 m (413 ft)
Tower II: 113 m (371 ft)
Technical details
Floor count Tower I: 33
Tower II: 28
Floor area 73,836 m2 (794,760 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Murphy Jahn
Structural engineer stahl + verbundbau
Main contractor Strabag Bau-AG
References
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Highlight Towers is a twin tower office skyscraper complex completed in 2004 in Munich, Germany. The towers are joined by two bridges made of glass and steel combine to offer the two planned by architects Murphy/Jahn of Chicago. Tower I is 126 m (413 ft) with 33 storeys, and Tower II is 113 m (371 ft) with 28 storey which make them among the highest buildings in the city. Also in the complex are two low-rise buildings between the twin towers, that serve as a hotel and additional office space. Overall, the facility offers approximately 73,836 m2 (794,760 sq ft) of office space.

The towers are slightly shifted in the historic sightline of Odeonsplatz on Ludwigstrasse with Victory Gate to the north and form a focal point for visitors coming from the north of the city.

The smooth glass facades of the buildings appear to be light and transparent and provide a good exposure of the office space. Openable window structures with wind and sound isolation allow employees in the towers an individual ventilation and are part of an environmentally friendly air-conditioning and ventilation system.

Tenants[edit]

The best known tenants of the buildings are the consulting firm Roland Berger in the Tower I, and Fujitsu Technology Solutions and Fish & Richardson in the smaller Tower II.[6]

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