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HYATT HOTEL AND MERCEDES BENZ OFFICES ON POTSDAMER PLATZ

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HYATT HOTEL AND MERCEDES BENZ OFFICES ON POTSDAMER PLATZ
Berlin, Germany

1993-1998

  • Renzo Piano, who had won the aforementioned competition, suggested that other architects who had competed take charge of some of the buildings in his urban plan. Rafael Moneo was assigned the Hyatt Hotel and the Mercedez Benz offices. Though coexisting on the established planimetry, these buildings do not intend to be perceived as pieces of a homogeneous whole. They do not share the same language. The hotel occupies an entire block established by Renzo Piano, which is what determines its floor plan; the rooms are laid out naturally, following the perimeter of a generously-sized patio. While the layout of rooms in the Grand Hyatt Berlin offers no surprises, the design of the rooms does: within the limitations of hotel rooms, the Hyatt Berlin’s introduced some novelties in the connection between the bedroom and the bathroom. It is important to mention the valuable collaboration of Hannes Wettstein, sadly deceased, in the hotel’s interior design. As for the office building, whose volume was carefully dealt with, its design revolved around an atrium that ensured continuity between the spaces required by the owners

  • LOCATION:

    Marlene Dietrich Platz 2, Berlin, Germany

  • CLIENT:

    Debis Immobilienmanagement GmbH

  • PROGRAM:

    Hotel and offices

  • ARCHITECT:

    Rafael Moneo

  • PROJECT TEAM:

    Associated architects:
    Chwalisz und Sieg Mory Osterwalder Vielmo
    AP Plan GmbH, Berlin

    Project Manager: Volker Sieg

    Project architects:
    Grand Hyatt Filip de Wachter (Architect)
    Mercedes-Benz Building Román Cisneros (Architect)

    Team
    Jan Kleihues (Architect)
    Juan Beldarrain (Architect)
    Juan Hevia (Architect)
    Julio Salcedo (Architect)
    Max Holst (Architect)
    Jean-Daniel Boyé (Architect)

  • COLLABORATORS:

    Engineering: Boll und Partner, Stuttgart
    Mechanical, Electrical: Ingenieur Gesellschaft Höpfner, Köln
    Interior design. Hannes Wettstein
    Dani Freixes
    Varis Arquitectes, Barcelona
    Bistro Dietrich's

  • BUDGET:

    Hotel: 178.650.000 €
    Office building: 72.000.000€

  • SURFACE AREA:

    Hotel: 30.000 m2
    Office building: 13.000 m2

  • DATE:

    Commission: 1993
    Ground breaking: 1995
    Inauguration: 1998

  • PICTURES:

    © Duccio Malagamba