The Hypo-Haus is a skyscraper in Munich
Munich The city's motto is "" . Before 2006, it was "Weltstadt mit Herz" . Its native name, , is derived from the Old High German Munichen, meaning "by the monks' place". The city's name derives from the monks of the Benedictine order who founded the city; hence the monk depicted on the city's coat...

 constructed between 1975 and 1981 and serves as the headquarters of the HypoVereinsbank
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. It is located at Arabellapark
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, part of the Bogenhausen
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 district in the East of Munich next to the Arabella High-Rise Building
Arabella High-Rise Building
The Arabella High-Rise Building is a high-rise residential building with 23 floors, built from 1966 to 1969, by Josef Schörghuber in Munich, Germany. The building is 75 meters high and was designed by architect Toby Schmidbauer....


The building is 114 metres (374 ft) high and was planned by the architects Walter Betz and Bea Betz. The floors of the innovative building, with its glass and aluminium facade, are suspended from several circular concrete piers.

The building is at the Richard-Strauss Straße and Denninger Straße corner, right at the middle ring in the Arabellapark (Bogenhausen district, at the underground station Richard-Strauss-Straße on the U4 line). It was designed by the architects Walter and Bea Betz. The owner was the administrative center of Hypo-Bank GmbH & Co. KG and general contractor was the Held & Francke Bauaktiengesellschaft. The statistical calculations were based on the unusual architecture of very complex and included 100,000 pages.

The skyscraper was completed in 1981 and is now part of the administrative center of HypoVereinsbank in the Arabella Park. The ensemble is also still the single and later built Hypo-door east. Until the completion of Uptown Munich
Uptown Munich
The Uptown Munich building in Moosach, Munich with a height of is currently the highest skyscraper of the city.The building's glass facade wraps the structure of the building like a tensioned membrane...

 in 2004, the Hypo-Haus was the highest building in Munich.

A big picture of this skyscraper can be seen at the inner sleeve of the Time
Time (Electric Light Orchestra album)
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 album of the Electric Light Orchestra
Electric Light Orchestra
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