Laube Liebe Hoffnung, Aurelis Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt/Main; Germany - FRANKEN\ARCHITEKTEN

Laube Liebe Hoffnung

„Die drei Flügel stehen zueinander wie Daumen, Zeigefinger und Mittelfinger einer Hand. Sie markieren die drei Grundrichtungen im Raum in x, y und z Richtung und damit die Grundvoraussetzung jeder Architektur als eine Ausdehnung im Horizontalen und Vertikalen - Erde und Himmel.“ Bernhard Franken

Designed by Franken Architekten the three-wings structure with wooden facade offers identity-attraction in the dynamically developing Europa quarter and increase the amenity value of the area even further. Situated in the central Europa garden the multifunctional pavilion is an information and contact point with gastronomy, meeting space and 14-meter high observation tower. The pavilion floats in reminiscence of its root word as a lightweight building in emerging Europe garden. The distinctive space-form is visible by far through the positioning at the intersection from the promenade and park. The pavilion geometry develops from a continuous folded skin, which spans the three wings of the building. The two horizontal wings house the information and gastronomy part. The pavilion stages the theme of a modern gazebo and forms a communicative, urban heart of the Europa quarter district.

Client Aurelis Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG
Location Frankfurt/Main; Germany
Project-Team Prof. Bernhard Franken, Sahdia Kaster, Nicole Franken, Nina Issel, Stefany Kim, Simone Nauroth, Lars Nixdorff, Julika Ziegler
Status Realised 2013
Dimension 440 m²

Narrative Spaces





Scenography is not confined to  
the stage or screen, nor just to presen-tation events and trade shows. It is a design approach, rooted in narrative, that can be applied as well to individual buildings and even to urban environments.




  • German Design Award 2015
  • ADC Wettbewerb 2015
  • materialPREIS 2015



Architekturstadt Frankfurt, Europaviertel, 2014

Deutsches Architektenblatt, Laube und Glaube, 03-2014

Baunetz, Laube Liebe Hoffnung, Pavillon im Frankfurter Europaviertel eröffnet, 07.01.2014

FAZ, Laube Liebe Hoffnung im Europagarten, 20.09.2013

FAZ, Moderne Gartenlaube im Europagarten, 02.05.2013