Euro City Center West (ECCW)
- blocher partners
- Schlossgartenstraße 1, 68161 Mannheim
- ECCW GmbH & Co. KG
- Construction of a twelve-storey building for office space, and a hotel
- 5,600 m² office, 6,400 m² hotel
Between home and office | The 12-storey Euro City Center West, close to the Mannheim Main Train Station, houses offices from the ground floor to the third floor; the upper storeys are reserved for the InterCity Hotel, with a total of 155 rooms. The first and second basements are used as an underground garage and are accessible by car via the adjacent Tunnelstrasse.,,Working closely with the client, the current tenants and expert planners, blocher partners brought a building to life that – despite the inner-city challenges of accessibility and transportation connections – would also respond to changing conditions and amended needs.