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BASF E 100
Ludwigshafen Friedrich-Engelhorn-Hochhaus 20100709.jpg
Alternative namesBASF Hochhaus
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Architectural styleModernism
LocationCarl-Bosch-Strasse 44
Ludwigshafen, Germany
Coordinates49°29′45″N 8°25′56″E / 49.495972°N 8.432167°E / 49.495972; 8.432167Coordinates: 49°29′45″N 8°25′56″E / 49.495972°N 8.432167°E / 49.495972; 8.432167
Construction started1953
Roof101.63 m (333.4 ft)
Technical details
Floor count28
Floor area23,266 m2 (250,430 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectHPP Hentrich-Petschnigg & Partner KG

The Friedrich-Engelhorn-Hochhaus was a 28-storey, 101.63 m (333.4 ft) skyscraper in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. When completed in 1957 as the headquarters for BASF, it was the tallest building in Germany. Demolition of the building began in late 2013 and was completed in February 2014; new headquarters for BASF will be built on the site.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Friedrich-Engelhorn-Hochhaus at Emporis
  2. ^ "Friedrich-Engelhorn-Hochhaus". SkyscraperPage.
  3. ^ Friedrich-Engelhorn-Hochhaus at Structurae
  4. ^ Geiger, Martin (28 November 2013). "BASF-Hochhaus: Startschuss für Neubau". morgenweb. Mannheimer Morgen. Retrieved 22 August 2014.