Mercedes Platz, 2018
Berlin Entertainment District
The „Mercedes Platz“ is the heart of the new quarter between the Mercedes-Benz-Arena and Muehlenstrasse which runs parallel to the River Spree at the Eastside Gallery in Berlin-Friedrichshain. The Client is the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), general contractor is Hochtief. AUKETT + HEESE were responsible for the Design and Detailed Building Permit Application and provided for Hochtief the detailed design and complete working drawings. A multifunctional hall („Music Box“) for 4.000 visitors, a cinema complex with 2.500 seats and 14 screens, a lifestyle bowling concept as well as restaurants, bars, two hotels and an office building, together with a gross area of 60,000 sq.m., and with 400 car-parking spaces in an underground car-park, were built. The public space – the „Platz“ – is divided into an urban square in the south at Muehlenstrasse, and the event square in the north.