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Dreischeibenhaus 1
Düsseldorf 40211
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The Dreischeibenhaus is a 95-metre office building in August-Thyssen-Straße in the Hofgarten district of the Düsseldorf city centre. It was also known as the Thyssenhaus or Thyssen-Hochhaus owing to its former use as the headquarters of the Thyssen and ThyssenKrupp groups. It is among the most significant examples of post-war modernist International style and a symbol of the so-called Wirtschaftswunder, or 'economic miracle' of post-war Germany, and contrasts with the neighbouring Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus on Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz. Dreischeibenhaus, The "Three Plates Building", was one of the first skyscrapers to be completed in Germany after WW2.After a complete renovation under the direction of Düsseldorf HPP Architects, the skyscraper offers 35,000 m² of gross floor area.Further reading Heike Werner: Architektur und Geschichte in Deutschland. München 2006, ISBN 3-9809471-1-4. Roland Kanz: Architekturführer Düsseldorf. Berlin 2001, ISBN 3-496-01232-3. Falk Jaeger: Bauen in Deutschland. Stuttgart 1985, ISBN 3-7757-0182-6. Paul Ernst Wentz: Architekturführer Düsseldorf. Droste Verlag, Düsseldorf 1975, Objektnr. 13, ISBN 3-7700-0408-6.

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