Palais Quartier, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This is a building complex comprising the 18th century Thurn und Taxis Palais, the NEXTOWER office block, the Hotel Jumeirah Frankfurt and the MyZeil shopping centre. An underground car park connects all the buildings. 

The Thurn und Taxis Palais ballroom measuring 1,400 square meters serves as a sophisticated events location and can accommodate around 1,000 people. The NEXTOWER has a gold DGNB certificate, which recognizes it as a sustainable office building. The five-star hotel Jumeirah has 218 rooms and suites. The shopping centre comprises more than 100 shops and boasts the longest unsupported interior escalator in Germany, going from the ground floor to the 4th floor.


  • Projektgenomförande


  • Automation
  • Ventilation och luftbehandling
  • Säkerhet och skydd
  • Informations- och kommunikationsteknik
  • Värme och sanitet
  • El
  • Kyla


  • Fastighetsinvesterare och utvecklare


  • Köpcentrum


High complexity of the facilities and high standards of components



  • Caverion was the technical general contractor for the entire infrastructural building services. These comprised of heating and cooling, sanitation, sprinklers, ventilation and air-conditioning technology, the electrics and building automation.
  • For reasons of energy efficiency, geothermal energy is used, and there is also a high rate of heat recovery thanks to combined heat supply. The lavatories and urinals operate with rainwater.
  • Caverion planned the escape routes and installed the smoke ventilation system and the sprinklers in the public areas.
  • Contract value approx. 63 million euros.



Facts about the building

  • Thurn und Taxis Palais: Gross floor area of 11,000 square meters, 4 floors
  • NEXTOWER office block: Gross floor area of 48,000 square meters, 34 floors, 135 meters tall
  • Hotel Jumeirah: Gross floor area of 22,000 square meters, 25 floors, 96 meters tall
  • MyZeil shopping center: Gross floor area of 77,000 square meters, 8 floors
Facts about Caverion's solutions
  • 13,000 sprinkler heads
  • 400,000 cubic metres per hour max. air volume of the ventilation systems
  • 4,700 kW total thermal output
  • 7,800 kW total refrigeration capacity
  • 7 heat reservoirs with 372,000 liters of water


Contract value approx.

heat reservoirs

  • Sparebank 1:s regionkontor

    Trondheim, Norge

  • University of Technology

    Munich, Germany

  • Nationell domstol

    Viborg, Danmark

  • Dixi

    Vantaa, Finland

  • Four city courts


  • Orion Corporation