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O Franklin Mitte, Mannheim: MVRDV



‘O’ Franklin Mitte, MVRDV Mannheim Buildings, RVI Germany Architecture Images
‘O’ Franklin Mitte, Mannheim Design
23 Nov 2021
Design: MVRDV, Rotterdam, NL
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Bringing a character to the neighbourhood: MVRDV’s ‘O’ revealed in Franklin Mitte, Mannheim

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‘O’ Franklin Mitte, Mannheim Development
The first apartment sales have been closed for the ?O?, an MVRDV-designed high-rise that ? as one of four letter-shaped apartment buildings that together spell out the word HOME ? forms one of the standout elements of Mannheim?s Franklin Mitte neighbourhood. The 15-storey building mixes 120 apartments with ground level commercial units and a bar and terrace. With its playful shape, the building also functions as a local landmark, and a key contributor to the character of the neighbourhood at large.
Franklin Mitte is one of a number of neighbourhoods being realised in the sustainable transformation of the former Benjamin Franklin US military barracks. The masterplan for Franklin Mitte, which combines a mixture of different building types and uses on a 41-hectare site, incorporates a number of elements from MVRDV?s masterplan proposal for the same site. These include the ?Europa Axis? that cuts a straight path through the neighbourhood, the walkable ?Green Hill? that provides a viewpoint at the heart of the neighbourhood while housing a supermarket, doctor?s clinic, and pharmacy, and four high-ri...
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