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Q1 Building, ThyssenKrupp Quarter

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Devan, Hanley Wood

Project Name

Q1 Building, ThyssenKrupp Quarter

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118,925 sq. feet

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ThyssenKrupp AG


  • ECE Projektmanagement
  • Civil Engineer: IDN Ingenieure
  • Civil Engineer: IDN Ingenieure
  • Electrical Engineer: Dörflinger & Partner; ITS Ingenieurtechnik Scholz
  • Geotechnical Engineer: Asmus & Prabucki Ingenieure
  • Landscape Architect: KLA Kiparlandschaftsarchitekten
  • Lighting Designer: LichtKunstLicht AG
  • Werner Sobek
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
  • Priedemann Fassadenberatung; AMP Beratende Ingenieure
  • Ingenieurgesellschaft Niemann & Partner



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Project Description

Rising 165 feet, and standing at the head of a long reflecting pool that leads some 980 feet to an access road, the headquarters building (otherwise known as Q1) is the clear center of operations on campus.

A complex sunshading system makes the lack of air conditioning possible in the glazed structures. Stainless steel louvers and fins open and close based on the sun’s path to maximize views out, while reducing glare and cutting down on heat gain. But the sunshading system—with its triangular, square, and trapezoidal fins—also serves to give the campus buildings their signature appearance.

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