ThyssenKrupp Headquarters

Chaix & Morel et Associés, Paris/France &
JSWD Architekten und Partner, Cologne/Germany

Planning time
2006 − 2008

Construction time
2007 − 2010

Services by Werner Sobek
Structural engineering of special structures and facades

ThyssenKrupp AG, Essen/Germany

Christian Richters, Münster/Germany


ThyssenKrupp AG is planning and constructing the ThyssenKrupp Quarter in inner-city Essen with an area spanning 20 hectares. The Quarter, planned to accommodate 2,500 employees, includes the new ThyssenKrupp Headquarters as well as further corporate office and administrative buildings. Furthermore, the quarter includes a multifunctional building with a conference center and a canteen as well as the ThyssenKrupp Academy and a hotel with a GFA of approx. 100,000 m².