Barkow Leibinger

Barkow Leibinger
Schillerstraße 94, D–10625 Berlin
T +49(0)30 315712 -0 F -29

Tour Total, Berlin

The Tour Total marks the first new construction within a 40 acre new master-plan in the Heidestrasse north of Berlin‘s new main train station. The project is being developed by CA Immo as the German headquarters of the French energy company, Total. This 18,000 square meter 18 story solitary tower is marked by a gently inflected, folded volume clad by a pre-cast concrete facade consisting of unique facetted elements that give the facade a dynamic and visually articulated appearance, while contributing to a well insulated and sun- screened glass façade. The project is on track to achieve the equivalent of LEED Gold certification within the German (DGNB) sustainability rating system. A two-story arcade wrapping the building at the ground floor marks the entrance. Pedestrian passages, lobby, and café provide a transition to the surrounding public streets and park.

Project Information

Architects — Barkow Leibinger, Berlin, Frank Barkow, Regine Leibinger


Team Feasibility Study — Martina Bauer, Michael Bölling, Hans-Georg Bauer, Patrick Delahoy, Hiroki Nakamura, Nora Peyer, Katrin Voermanek, Gabriel Warshawsky

Team Design and Construction — Klaus Reintjes (Project Architect), Hans-Georg Bauer, Andreas Lang, Christina Möller, Ruwen Rimpau, Tobias Wenz

Model: Jens Weßel, Derek Bangle, Werk 5, Berlin



Lobby, Offices, Conference and Seminar Rooms, Underground Parking Garage



Berlin, Germany



28.000 sqm total gross/18.000 sqm above ground



06|2010 - 09|2012


Sustainability standard

DGNB Gold Certification



2014  Mies-van-der-Rohe Award 2015,


2014  Architekturpreis Beton

2013  immobilienawardberlin 2013

2013  CTBUH Awards,

Finalist in the Innovation Award Category

2013  CTBUH Awards,

Finalist in the Best Tall Building Category, Europe Region

Client | Investor

CA Immo Deutschland GmbH


District Development Europacity | Project Management and Investor
CA Immo Deutschland GmbH


Construction Management  
omniCon Gesellschaft für innovatives Bauen mbH, Bereich Berlin

Structural Engineer
GuD Planungsgesellschaft Ingenieurbau mbH, Berlin

Mechanical Engineer
Fürstenau & Partner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Berlin

Energy Design
energydesign braunschweig GmbH, Braunschweig


Façade Consultant        
Priedemann Fassadenberatung GmbH, Großbeeren/Berlin

Sustainability Consultants
Drees & Sommer, Berlin

Fire Protection Consultants
hhp Berlin Ingenieure für Brandschutz, Berlin

Acoustical Engineer
BBM Müller-BBM, Berlin

Concrete Unit Fabricators
Dreßler Bau GmbH, Stockstadt



© Johannes Foerster

© Robert Mehl

© Philipp Meuser

© Christian Richters

© Corinne Rose