The Hypo-Haus is a skyscraper in Munich constructed between 1975 and 1981 and serves as the headquarters of the HypoVereinsbank. It is located at Arabellapark, part of the Bogenhausen district in the East of Munich next to the Arabella High-Rise Building. 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 Denninger street corner, right at the middle ring in the Arabellapark (district Bogenhausen, at the underground station Richard-Strauss-Straße 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. Zum Ensemble gehört auch noch der Flachbau und das später gebaute Hypo-Haus-Ost. The ensemble is also still the single and later built Hypo-door east. Until the completion of Uptown Munich 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 album of the Electric Light Orchestra.

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