It will be 65 meters high: start of construction for Germany’s largest wooden skyscraper | Regional

Hamburg – Germany’s tallest wooden house “Roots” (19 floors, 65 meters) grows from the excavation at Baakenhafen into the sky over Hamburg!

The foundation stone for the 140 million euro eco-project was laid on Monday.

The metal cylinder with construction plans, coins, newspapers was installed by Mayor Peter Tschentscher (55, SPD) with a trowel and mortar.

Garbe boss Fabian von Köppen, foundation boss Jörg Soehring, mayor Peter Tschentscher (from left)

Photo: Christian Charisius / dpa

80% of the 181 apartments (2-5 rooms, including 53 social housing) from developer Garbe Immobilien have been sold.

The wooden tower with a base / core made of reinforced concrete, facades, ceilings, walls, windows made from native tree species, will receive catering areas and the headquarters of the “German Wildlife Foundation”.

Everything ready: 2024.

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