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An extraordinary place is being created in the heart of Berlin. For living, working and shopping at the highest level. To enrich the city with art and culture. For sensational cosmopolitan architecture by Herzog & de Meuron. With rich history and even brighter future. The most exciting urban development of the metropolis.


JOUX, masterminded by Brandlhuber+ Muck Petzet blends expressively and charmingly into the AM TACHELES urban planning concept devised by Herzog & de Meuron. The building is aligned on two sides: with the green inner courtyard and the tranquil Johannisplatz.


The outstanding architectural practices of Herzog & de Meuron, Brandlhuber+ Muck Petzet and Grüntuch Ernst Architekten ensure each building in the AM TACHELES quarter has its own unique identity. As confident as they are poignant.

Living in

  • Holistic design concept for the AM TACHELES courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
  • Integrative urban planning as an open, vibrant urban quarter, conceptual design from urban fabric to architectural details
  • Elaborate outdoor planning with spacious green plazasand some 170 trees
  • Intelligent illumination concept and aesthetic signage
  • Superb shopping and leisure-time facilities in the quarter and theimmediate vicinity

With unique

“The Tacheles building will be integrated into the future urban fabric and revitalised with the planned cultural use for it. The vision is to allow the community to experience the history of the location, and at the same time move it into the future.“

Herzog & de Meuron


A photo museum for the 21st century: As one of the worlds most successful photo museums, Fotografiska Berlin, located in the former Kunsthaus Tacheles, will attract Berliners and visitors from all over the world. The exhibitions of famous photographers and new artistic talents will be complemented by a wide range of events, a special culinary offer and a photo academy.

From then
till now

The Friedrichstrassen Arcade

The sophisticated department store was one of the first and most interesting of its kind also from an architectural perspective.