The Molecule Man – a giant sculpture in the water on the border with Treptow – and the characteristic form of the Oberbaum bridge, which connects the districts of Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg, are both visible from the hotel.
In the prompt proximity, there are numerous pubs and clubs.
The joining of the local, industrial style architecture on the one hand and the current mood of the surroundings characterized by optimism, unconventionality and diversity on the other hand was the goal for architect Sergej Tchoban and designer Karim Rashid.
The result is an overall concept that is rich in contrast and thrives on an austere architecture and the playful, bright interior design.
The clinker facade and the 21-metre section of the building on the 8th to 10th storeys, which hovers freely over the bank of the river Spree and is reminiscent of a crane, are reminder of the former city harbour area on the bank of the river Spree.