600 Fairbanks Tower

Architecture
JAHN, Chicago/USA

Planning time
2004 − 2006

Construction time
2006 − 2008

Services by Werner Sobek
Structural engineering (WP 1 − 8 acc. to § 64 HOAI)

GFA
43,250 m²

Client
Schatz Development, Chicago/USA

Photography
H.G. Esch, Hennef/Germany

Awards
Nomination for CTBUH 2009 Best Tall Buildings Awards

The 600 Fairbanks Tower is a high-rise building with an overall height of 447 ft. It is a residential building with in total 41 floors. The first 12 floors are used as a parking garage, access results by a ramp around the inner core structure. Building dimensions are approximately 130′ by 80′, starting at the 10th floor the building has an extension of additional 9′ to the north, this overhang is availible from 13th floor up to the top. The southeast edge of the building is rounded continuously over the total building height.