Keywords Change this

Expressionism, Brick

Project timeline

1920 – 1924



Location Change this

Industriepark Hoechst Tor Ost, Brüningstr. 50 (not public)
65929 Frankfurt

Current state


Also known as Change this

Peter-Behrens-Bau (Verwaltungsgebäude ehemalige Hoechst AG)

Architect Change this

Hoechst Administration Building Change this

Frankfurt, Germany
by Peter Behrens Change this
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Description Change this

The former Administration Building of the Hoechst AG, is an expressionist office building by the architect Peter Behrens, built as an office building of the former chemical group Hoechst AG in Frankfurt-Höchst.

The complex is divided into two three-story administrative wing and a representative entrance hall with its distinctive tower and the bridge which connects the complex to an office block which had already existed at the time.

Part of the structure, the tower with the bridge, featured in a stylized form as the company logo for the Hoechst AG from 1947 to 1974. The complex is accessible to the public on specific visitor dates.


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