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19 Jun 2019
Bauhaus Architecture in Celle, Lower Saxony

16 Jun 2019
Ulrichshof Hotel in Rimbach

5 Apr 2019
Hotel Andaz Munich Building

15 Feb 2019
Europahafenkopf, Bremen, north Germany
Architects: COBE
Europahafenkopf Bremen for Gustav Zech Foundation
image : COBE

Europahafenkopf Bremen
Groundbreaking for a 77,000 sqm project on the harbour front in the German city of Bremen designed by the Danish architectural firm under the leadership of architect Dan Stubbergaard.

12 Feb 2019
Feuerstein Arena, Schierke, Harz district, Saxony-Anhalt
Architects: GRAFT
Feuerstein Arena in Schierke
photo : Michael Moser

Feuerstein Arena Schierke
At the foot of the Harz Mountains a historic ice stadium has been renovated. In 2013, GRAFT won the European architecture tendering for the reactivation of the former natural ice stadium and convinced the jury with their unique roof construction.

17 Dec 2018
James Simon Galerie, Berlin
Design: David Chipperfield Architects
James Simon Galerie Berlin
photo © Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects

James Simon Galerie

17 Dec 2018
Enchanting Traces – Reflections on b720 Arquitectos’ work, Aedes Architecture Forum, Berlin
Enchanting Traces – Architecture Exhibition in Berlin

27 Nov 2018
Planning Dialogue Hafner – Urban Design Competition, Konstanz, southern Germany
Design: KCAP Architects&Planners
Planning Dialogue Hafner - Konstanz Urban Design Competition
image © KCAP, Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl

Planning Dialogue Hafner Konstanz
The plan envisages a mix of 45 ha of residential and 15 ha of commercial areas, including 2.600 apartments, set as several quarters into the soft hills of north-western Konstanz, creating a truly green neighbourhood.

16 Nov 2018
BARRY Bar by Rebecca Brodsky, Berlin
Design: Architects Kristina Wiese & Franziska Lindholz

26 Oct 2018
Gasteig Cultural Centre, Munich, southern Germany
Gasteig Cultural Centre Building

14 Sep 2018
FOM University, Düsseldorf, north west Germany
Design: J. MAYER H., Architects
FOM University Building
photo : David Franck

FOM University Düsseldorf Building – winner at International Architecture Awards 2018

29 Aug 2018
Heilbronn — A City Redesigns Itself, Baden-Württemberg, South West Germany
Heilbronn BUGA experimenta Science Centre Building design
image © Sauerbruch Hutton
BUGA Bundesgartenschau Heilbronn 2019 Buildings
Federal Garden Show 2019, Education Campus and Experimenta
Exhibition: 20 October – 29 November 2018
Location: Aedes Architekturforum, Christinenstr. 18–19, Berlin

21 Jul 2018
Bauhaus Architecture in Celle, Lower Saxony, South East Germany
Bauhaus Architecture in Celle, Germany
The picturesque Guelph Palace and the modern 24-hour art museum located next to the impressive Bomann Museum in the Old Town are well-known. Less well-known, however, is that Celle is effectively the birthplace of ‘Neues Bauen’ (‘New Objectivity’ – modern functional building design) and with regard to Bauhaus architecture it ranks in the same league as the towns of Weimar and Dessau.

5 Jul 2018
New Train Station Development, Altona, Hamburg
Design: C.F. Møller Architects
New Train Station Development in Altona, Hamburg
image courtesy of architecture office

New Train Station Development in Altona

20 Apr 2018
adidas LACES, Herzogenaurach, Erlangen-Höchstadt, Bavaria, Southern Germany
Design: kadawittfeldarchitektur
adidas LACES Herzogenaurach building
photo : Werner Huthmacher

adidas LACES
The Research and development building offers a new working environment at the corporation’s headquarters in Herzogenaurach to round about 1,700 adidas designers, developers, scientists and marketing strategists. The new ‘Laces’ as its largest building completes the current masterplan of the adidas-campus ‘World of Sports’.

13 Mar 2018
Cradle to Cradle Project, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, North West Germany
Design: HPP, architects
Cradle-to-Cradle in Dusseldorf Building
image Courtesy architecture office

Cradle-to-Cradle in Düsseldorf

9 Feb 2018
Elbtower, Hamburg
Design: David Chipperfield Architects
Elbtower Building in Germany
image from architecture firm

Elbtower Building

6 Feb 2018
FOUR Frankfurt Towers
Design: UNStudio & HPP Architects (UNS + HPP)
FOUR Frankfurt Towers
image courtesy of architects

FOUR Frankfurt

31 Jan 2018
The Bauhaus Promenade Museum, Dessau, Eastern Germany
Design: Matteo Cainer Architects
The Bauhaus Promenade Museum in Dessau
image Courtesy architecture practice

The Bauhaus Promenade Museum in Dessau
To capture the spirit of the Bauhaus is to recognise the scale and vision of one of the most important movements in 20th century contemporary design.

29 Jan 2018
Sports Youth Hostel Bayreuth, Bavaria, southern Germany
Design: LAVA, Architects
Bayreuth Youth Hostel
photos : Häfele, Studio Huber

Bayreuth Youth Hostel Germany
This building fits in to the new generation of youth hostels – innovative, integrative and international. The fluid structure is integrated into the landscape, with contemporary materials and holistic sustainability – a place for active people of all abilities.

4 Jan 2018
House Rheder, Brakel, Höxter, North Rhine-Westphalia
Design: Falkenberg Innenarchitektur
House Rheder
image Courtesy architecture office

New House in Brakel

4 Dec 2017
Urban nation museum for urban Contemporary art, Berlin
Design: GRAFT
Urban Nation Museum in Berlin
photo © Benjamin Pritzkuleit

Urban Nation Museum in Berlin
The Urban Nation Museum is the first German museum for urban art. The building is located in the quarter of Schöneberg.
The architectural concept is for the conversion of a former residential building, located where Bülowstrasse and Zietenstrasse intersect.

11 Nov 2017
Hotel & Spa Seezeitlodge, Lake Bostalsee
Design: GRAFT
Hotel & Spa Seezeitlodge, Lake Bostalsee
photograph : Airteam

Hotel & Spa Seezeitlodge, Lake Bostalsee
The Hotel occupies an advantageous position in its natural surroundings, overlooking a serene lake from a wooded promontory. GRAFT’s design aims to build on and enrich the character of the location. The building figure is a product of the surrounding topography. The hotel connects the realm of the wood with the expanse of the lake, mediating between the land and the water.

19 Oct 2017
Villas Winterberg, Hochsauerland District, east of North Rhine-Westphalia
Architects: Third Skin
Villas Winterberg in The Hochsauerland District
photograph : Steffi Rost

Villas Winterberg in the Hochsauerland District

18 Oct 2017
Historical Museum Exhibits, Frankfurt am Main, Hesse
Architects: Kossmann.dejong
Historical Museum Exhibits Germany
picture Courtesy architecture office

Historical Museum Exhibits Frankfurt

14 Sep 2017
‘Behaviour Morphe’ light mapping projection, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, South West Germany
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
‘Behaviour Morphe’ light mapping projection in Karlsruhe
image Courtesy architecture office

‘Behaviour Morphe’ light mapping projection in Karlsruhe
ZHA collaborated with leading digital artists and computer science researchers Andy Lomas and Mubbasir Kapadia, together with musician Max Cooper to create the ‘Behaviour Morphe’ light mapping projection for the 2017 Schlosslichtspiele Festival.

4 Aug 2017
Stadtwerke Heidelberg Energie Park + Building
Design: LAVA with A24, White Void, Priedemann and Transsolar
Stadtwerke Heidelberg Tower design by LAVA Architects
images : LAVA, sbp, A24, WHITEvoid ABOUT LAVA was founded in 2007 by directors, Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser

Stadtwerke Heidelberg Tower
LAVA’s design will transform the new water tank, a cylindrical-shaped storage centre, into a dynamic sculpture, a city icon, a knowledge hub on sustainable energy, fully accessible to the public, a strong symbol of the transition towards renewables.

31 Jul 2017
Carmen Würth Forum, Künzelsau, Baden-Württemberg, in south central Germany
Architect: David Chipperfield Architects Berlin
Carmen Würth Forum
photograph © Simon Menges

Carmen Würth Forum in Künzelsau
Surrounded by open fields and at a little distance from the main office complex, David Chipperfield Architects Berlin is building the Carmen Würth Forum, the first stage of which – comprising a large events hall and a smaller hall for chamber music recitals – was completed in July 2017.

31 Jul 2017
Grant for Bauhaus Building, Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, eastern Germany
Bauhaus Dessau building
photo © Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, photo © Yvonne Tenschert
Bauhaus Building Dessau
The Getty Foundation announced $1.66 million in architectural conservation grants dedicated to twelve significant 20th century buildings. Among this year’s most recognizable projects is the revered Dessau structure designed by architect Walter Gropius, who incorporated design features that would ultimately become synonymous with modern architecture around the world.

3 Jul 2017
Sven Wingquist Test Centre, Schweinfurt, Lower Franconia, Bavaria
Design: TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten
Sven Wingquist Test Centre
photograph © Hans Jürgen Landes

Sven Wingquist Test Centre in Schweinfurt
On the 21st June 2017 the worldwide highest-performance test centre for large scale bearings was inaugurated in Schweinfurt. The new Sven Wingquist Test Centre is located in the south of the city and completes the SKF competence centre as its final element.

12 Jun 2017
New Continental AG Headquarters, Hannover, north Germany
Architects: HENN
New Continental AG Headquarters
image © HENN

New Continental AG Headquarters in Hannover
The new company headquarters of Continental consolidates all the facilities formerly spread across the city in one location, simultaneously marking the eastern approach to Hanover, the capital of Lower Saxony.

8 Jun 2017
C.A.R.L. auditorium, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, North West Germany
Design: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
CARL Auditorium
photographers : Margot Gottschling and Michael Rasche

CARL Auditorium at RWTH Aachen University
One of the largest and most modern lecture facilities in Europe: the new 14,000 sqm facility named C.A.R.L. (Central Auditorium for Research and Learning) offers space for over 4,000 students. It comprises 11 lecture halls, 16 seminar rooms, break-out spaces and cafés, as well as housing the University’s physics collection, storage spaces, workspaces and a large bicycle parking basement.

9 Jun 2017
documenta 14 in Kassel + Athens
Location: Kassel, northern Hesse, Germany + Athens, Greece
Ciudad Abierta, Amereida Phalene Latin South America, Installation View
photograph : Yiannis Hadjiaslanis
documenta 14 in Kassel + Athens
The National Council of Culture and Arts Chile is pleased to announce that artist Cecilia Vicuña will participate in documenta 14. Documenta, now in its 14th edition, consists of two venues: Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany where it originated sixty years ago.

31 Mar 2017
Patrick-Henry-Village in Heidelberg
Design: KCAP Architects&Planners
Patrick-Henry-Village in Heidelberg: PHV
picture © KCAP and ORANGE Architects

Patrick-Henry-Village in Heidelberg
Initiated by the International Architecture Exhibition (IBA) Heidelberg, thematic scenarios for the development and future use of the area have been designed by a group renown urban planning offices in a collaborative process.

4 Apr 2017
University Hospital RWTH Aachen Extension
Design: HENN + C.F. Møller Architects
University Hospital RWTH Aachen Extension
images from architects

University Hospital RWTH Aachen Extension

27 Mar 2017
Bushaltestelle und Strassenbahnhaltestelle, Kehl, Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany
Design: J.MAYER.H, Architects
Bushaltestelle Kehl Deutschland
image Courtesy architecture office

Bus and Tram Infrastructure Kehl
As part of the new transnational tram line crossing the Rhine river from Strasbourg, France into Kehl, Germany, J.MAYER.H designed bus and tram stops at the central square in Kehl as sculptural compositions based on organic shaped discs.

1 Feb 2017
Lahnstein Kindergarten
Design: Herrmanns Architekten
Lahnstein Kindergarten
image Courtesy architecture office

Lahnstein Kindergarten in Germany
The curved building for a new kindergarten is to be erected as a wooden structure with a formwork of vertical wood panels. The intention of the architects is that the new building is self-consciously integrated into the urban environment.

5 Jan 2017
Shoe Shelve Shop, Neumünster, Schleswig-Holstein, North Germany
Architects: Urban Agency
Shoe Shelve Shop
photo : Thomas Berberich, Urban Agency

Shoe Shelve Shop in Neumünster
The Shoe Shelf Store is a new flagship store for stüben fuß & schuh in Neumünster, Germany. The transparent two-story building seamlessly integrates display, façade and urban performance.

27 Dec 2016
House W, Oberhavel, Brandenburg, south of Berlin, eastern Germany
Design: Peter Ruge Architekten
House in Brandenburg
photo © Li Yuanhao

House in Brandenburg

27 Dec 2016
Rehearsal Building Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
Design: gmp, architects
Rehearsal Building in Düsseldorf
image Courtesy architecture office

Rehearsal Building in Düsseldorf
The new Rehearsal Building for the Deutsche Oper am Rhein ballet company opened after a construction period of less than ten months. In a consortium with HOCHTIEF Solutions, the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) carried out the new construction on the historic site of the former Rheinbahn depot „am Steinberg“ in Düsseldorf as part of a PPP contract placed by Düsseldorf City Council.

27 Dec 2016
Villa S, Schriesheim, Baden-Württemberg, south west Germany
Design: Ian Shaw Architekten
Villa in Schriesheim
image Courtesy architecture office

Villa S in Schriesheim in Germany

27 Dec 2016
Bank HQ in Nuremberg
Design: Evolution Design
Bank HQ in Nuremberg
photo © Christian Beutler

Bank HQ in Nuremberg

16 Dec 2016
Thermal Baths in Bad Staffelstein, Upper Franconia , Bavaria
Design: Krieger Architects Engineers
Thermal Baths in Bad Staffelstein
photo : LUCEM GmbH

Thermal Baths in Bad Staffelstein
The public swimming pool “Obermaintherme” in the Bavarian city Bad Staffelstein is Bavaria’s hottest and strongest saltwater emerging from 1600 m deep drilled spring. More than 1.600 sqm water surface and more than 15.000 sqm sauna are inviting to relaxing and recovering.

28 Nov 2016
WDR Crossmedia House, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Design: HOLODECK architects
WDR Crossmedia House
visualization : isochrom

WDR Crossmedia House in Cologne

2 Jan 2017
Sonnenhof Jena, Thuringia, south east Germany
Design: J. MAYER H. Architects
Sonnenhof Building Jena
photo : David Franck

Sonnenhof Jena Building
Sonnenhof consists of four new buildings with office and residential spaces. Located on a consolidated number of smaller lots in the historical center of Jena, Germany, the separate structures allow for free access through the grounds.

10 Oct 2016
Stadtwerke Heidelberg Energie Park + Building
Design: LAVA with A24, White Void, Priedemann and Transsolar
Stadtwerke Heidelberg Energie Park
image Courtesy architecture office

Stadtwerke Heidelberg Energie Park + Building
The existing cylindrical-shaped storage centre is transformed into a dynamic sculpture, a city icon, a knowledge hub on sustainable energy and fully accessible to the public with city views.

30 Sep 2016
Kindergarten in Neuwied
Design: M+ Architekten/herrmanns-architekten
Kindergarten Neuwied
image Courtesy architecture office

Kindergarten in Neuwied
Kindergarten in Neuwied: The new nursery has been built on the site of the existing kindergarten. For this reason, the roof area of the new single storey building is designed as a playground. In keeping with the Montessori pedagogic method, the building is the most important toy.

11 Aug 2016
adidas World of Sports, Herzogenaurach, Erlangen-Höchstadt, Bavaria
Design: Behnisch Architekten
adidas World of Sports
image Courtesy architecture office

Adidas World of Sports in Herzogenaurach
Two new employee buildings at the headquarters “the world of Sports” in Herzogenaurach. Behnisch Architekten are planning the new office building called “Arena” which provides workplaces for more than 2.000 employees on 50.000 square meters and will form the future new main entrance to the campus.

6 Jun 2016
Hechingen Studio, the Black Forest, South West Germany
Design: Whitaker Studio
Hechingen Studio
image Courtesy architecture office

Hechingen Studio in the Black Forest
In 2010 a German advertising agency approached the architect to design them a low cost workplace in the Black Forest, just outside the town of Hechingen. The advertising agency stopped trading before the project was realised.

3 Jun 2016
Aesop Shop, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
Design: Snøhetta
Aesop Shop in Dusseldorf
image Courtesy architecture office

Aesop Shop in Düsseldorf
Aesop’s tenth signature store in Germany. Located in Grabenstraße, this shop is the second store designed by Snøhetta to open in Germany, preceded by one in Berlin.

21 Apr 2016
NürnbergMesse Hall 3C, Nuremberg
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Messehalle 3A
photograph : Heiko Stahl

Messe Hall 3C in Nuremberg
NürnbergMesse is one of the world’s largest exhibition companies with a portfolio of over 120 national and international exhibitions and congresses that include 30,000 exhibitors and 1.4 million visitors who attend in their own, partner and guest events of the NürnbergMesse Group.

14 Apr 2016
Former US Army Barracks, Mannheim
Design: MVRDV partnered with Traumhaus
Former US Army Barracks
image © Made by Mistake
Former US Army Barracks in Mannheim
A response to the current state of modern day suburbia and the village as part of the redevelopment of former US Army barracks in Mannheim, Germany. MVRDV won the competition for the 27.000sqm residential project, which breaks apart the standard housing model and redefines suburban living

3 Apr 2016
BMW Central Building, Leipzig, south east Germany
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
BMW Central Building 1
photo © Hélène Binet

BMW Central Building in Leipzig
In October 2004 BMW moved into the Central Building at the new Plant Leipzig premises, designed by London-based architect Zaha Hadid. The building’s design facilitates a radical new interpretation of open office landscape, delivering an even more engaging experience of connectivity and transparency within the demanding functionality.

17 Feb 2016
easyCredit headquarters, Nuremberg, Middle Franconia, Bavaria
Design: Evolution Design
easyCredit headquarters
photo © TeamBank AG / easyCredit

easyCredit Haus Nuremberg headquarters
The Team Bank, leading German consumer credit expert, recently moved into their new 15’000 m2 (160’000 ft2) HQ in Nuremberg with over 700 employees.

2 Dec 2015
German Hat Museum, Lindenberg, Allgäu, district of Lindau, Bavaria, southern Germany
German Hat Museum
image Courtesy architecture office

German Hat Museum in Lindenberg
The Bavarian Museum Award, which comes with a prize money of 20,000 euros, will be presented to the German Hat Museum this year.The celebration will take place on Friday, December 4th, 2015 in Lindenberg im Allgäu. The museum designed by ATELIER BRÜCKNER is awarded for its “outstanding museum’s work”.

2 Dec 2015
Waschhaus Housing and Office, Andechs
Design: Buero Wagner
photography : F. Löchner

Waschhaus Housing and Office in Andechs
One of the oldest pilgrimage sites in Bavaria:p as a commodity of the Benedictine abbey Saint Bonifaz in Munich, the monastery ensures the financial basis of the abbey’s pastoral, social and cultural work – according to the credo “ora et labora – pray and work.”

18 Nov 2015
The German Football Museum, Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia
Design: HPP Architects
German Football Museum
photography : HG-Esch

German Football Museum in Dortmund
The new premises of the German Football Museum were officially opened on October 25h with a 3-day celebration. Four years after winning the Europe-wide competition to design the museum, HPP have created a new and permanent home for the 140 years of German Football history.

18 Nov 2015
Capitol Mixed-Use Complex, Rosenheim
Design: Behnisch Architekten
Capitol Mixed-Use
image Courtesy architecture office

Capitol Mixed-Use Complex in Rosenheim
The neglected site of the former “Capitol” cinema is to be occupied by a mixed-use office and residential complex with an assignable area of 3,500 sqm. Due to its proximity to the city-centre, the site is in fact an attractive locale.

15 Oct 2015
Grimmwelt, Kassel – A Place of Contrasts
Design: Kadawittfeld Architektur
Grimmwelt Museum
photography © Jan Bitter

Grimmwelt Museum in Kassel

18 Sep 2015
Boeselburg Student Housing, Münster
Design: kresings architektur GmbH
Boeselburg Student Housing
photograph : HG Esch, Attenberger Strasse 1 53773 Hennef (Germany)

Boeselburg Student Housing in Münster
What is it that people expect from a new large complex of dormitories? People expect such a housing complex to make efficient and effective use of expensive space by means of a log building system and straight borders.

19 Sep 2015
Lippe Bad, Lünen
Design: nps tchoban voss
Lippe Pool
image Courtesy architecture office

Lippe Swimming Pool in Lunen
Within a pool concept for the Westphalian town of Lünen, the “Lippe Bad” was opened on September 09, 2011 after a period of construction of two years which has been built according to passive house standards as the first public indoor swimming pool in Germany. The principal and operating company is Stadtwerke Lünen mbH.

10 Sep 2015

Bauhaus Museum Dessau Competition
Bauhaus Building Dessau façade entry
image © Gordon Watkinson
Bauhaus Museum Dessau Competition
Dessau-Roßlau – the jury in the design competition for the construction of the Bauhaus Museum Dessau awarded two first prizes. The prizewinners, selected by a majority decision with one dissenting voice, come from New York and Barcelona with the third and fourth prizes going to Zürich and Toronto.

11 Mar 2015
Ludlstrasse Housing, Munich
Design: Felixx and Mei architects
Ludlstrasse Munich housing
image Courtesy architecture office

Ludlstrasse Housing in Munich
The largest housing association in Munich, GEWOFAG, organized a closed competition for the redevelopment of a residential area of 340 dwellings around the Ludlstrasse in Munich.

13 Nov 2014
Beethoven Festspielhaus, Bonn, western Germany
Design: David Chipperfield Architects
Beethoven Festspielhaus
rendering : David Chipperfield Architects

Beethoven Festspielhaus in Bonn
David Chipperfield Architects was shortlisted as one of three offices to refine the design scheme for the Beethoven Festspielhaus. The final winner of the competition will be announced in spring of 2015.

10 Nov 2014
Neutrabuilding in Jena
Design: wurm + wurm, Architects
photograph : Ester Havlova

Neutrabuilding in Jena
The task in this project was to remodel an empty industrial facility, built in type design of precast concrete, into a modern, flexible office and workshop building meeting modern demands.

4 Nov 2014
Theatre Workshops, Frankfurt am Main
Design: gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Theatre Workshops
image Courtesy architecture office

Theatre Workshops Frankfurt
With the completion of the transport and landscaped areas, the conversion and extension of the workshops for the scenery and costumes of the Städtische Bühnen were completed on time for the new 2014/2015 season.

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