Mercedes-Benz AG Head office, Potsdamer Platz

José Rafael Moneo

The western facade

The site is a trapezoid with the narrowest end at the west

Seen from the northwest; the northern facade

This northern facade facing Potsdamer Strasse and across from the Sony Center has a facade with more glazing; thus, it is more in keeping with its neighbor across the street. The atrium can also be seen through this glass.

The long southern side directly across from Moneo's Grand Hyatt Hotel


Details of the yellow sandstone facing

Works Consulted or Quoted:
Rainer Haubrich et al. Berlin: The Architecture Guide. Braun Publishing, 2016. (German first edition, 2001)
Michael Imhof and Leon Krempel. Berlin. New Architecture: A Guide to the new Buildings from 1989 to today. Michael Imhof Verlag, 2012.

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