ECB signs new premises contract

Lucas Papademos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank (ECB) signed the architectural contract for the optimisation phase of the new ECB premises in Frankfurt am Main on Thursday 9 June.

The Governing Council decided to conduct an optimisation phase when it chose COOP HIMMELB(L)AU to design the ECB's new premises in January this year. In cooperation with the ECB, the architects will now review their design, taking into account the revised functional and spatial requirements, in order to