The hi-Sky is a large Ferris wheel in the Werksviertel, on the construction site of the new concert hall with a view over the area and Munich's city center.


Type of intervention: Installation
Project character: Intermediate use / planning process / event
Theme: Urban redevelopment process
Project goal: Occupancy / Marketing

Project location: Munich; Berg am Laim; Atelierstraße 11 (Werksviertel)
Project dimension: 100 m2

Project period: since April 14th, 2019 until March 20th, 2021
Project duration: 2 years
Project frequency: one-time
Project timings: ongoing

Type of open space: conversion area
Ownership: public land
Accessibility: with access restrictions - opening hours, entrance fee, but high visibility from outside

Creators: Hi-Sky Consulting GmbH // entrepreneur
Project partners: Imanox, Minga Event & Catering, UniMerch Merchandising GmbH // Entrepreneur
Other actors: none

(Contract) Budget: Investor
Subsidies: none
Own funds: entrance fees / gastronomy

Planning context ★★★☆☆
Thematic planning context:
Making a transformation process for the conversion of an urban neighborhood legible.

Spatial planning reference: The Ferris wheel stands in the middle of the Werksviertel and on the building site of the future concert hall. It makes the transformation in the Werksviertel visible from afar in the urban area.

Research sources
Hi-Sky Munich (2019). hi-sky.de, accessed June 04, 2019.
Bayerischer Rundfunk (19.09.2018). Wheel of Munich: Munich gets a new landmark. www.br.de/nachrichten/bayern/wheel-of-munich-muenchen-bekommt-ein-neues-wahrzeichen,R45BDQa, accessed June 05, 2019.
Werksviertel (2019). werksviertel.de, accessed June 04, 2019.
Munich (2019). Giant Ferris Wheel Munich: The Hi-Sky at Werksviertel. www.muenchen.de/sehenswuerdigkeiten/orte/1299994.html, accessed 05.06.2019

Author*s Profile.
Robert Rothe, Gero Engeser

Robert Rothe, TUM, 2019

Editorial revision
Johann-Christian Hannemann, Felix Lüdicke, Julia Treichel