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        • The Frankfurt Experience
          An Office City

        Abstract
        In the spring of 1989 OMA participated in five European competitions. This led, among other things, to a design for a large office building for Frankfurt Airport. Christophe Van Gerrewey discuss this proposal, and demonstrates the extreme architectural options it embodies. The project was developed according to a repetitive and industrial logic, but it also created unique and even picturesque areas on the scale of a courtyard. Moreover, on the longest façade a gradient is drawn of more than 350 m long. How generic can the architecture of OMA be, and how generic does it want to be?
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        Citation
        Van Gerrewey, C. (2015). The Frankfurt Experience. An Office City. OMA. The First Decade, OASE, (94), 116–119. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/94/TheFrankfurtExperience

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