»National Open Monument Day« — Historical Oberamteistrasse in Reutlingen

On the occasion of this year's national Open Monument Day (Tag des offenen Denkmals) on September 08, we gave insights not only into the current status of our project but also into the architectural research taking place at the medieval row of half-timbered houses at Oberamteistrasse, Reutlingen.

The whole project comprises the structural stabilization and renovatation in conformity with monument preservation requirements as well as a new, translucent building which stabilizes the historical row of houses. Inside, the new structure will exhibit 800 years of architectural and cultural history.

Groundbreaking ceremony for HPC Helmholtz Pioneer Campus

On September 05, the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Helmholtz Pioneer Campus in Munich took place. The cut of the spade was celebrated in presence of Bavaria's prime minister Markus Söder. The HPC building is intended to fit in and yet, with its rhombus-shape, set an accent for the newly emerging »Gaborplatz«.

Our competition entry for the development of a primary school with after-school care, a day care center, and a sports hall for the currently emerging Potsdam district of Krampnitz has been distinguished with a 2nd prize.

Historical Oberamteistraße in Reutlingen — workshop report

At the workshop report on August 20, Elke Nagel (strebewerk.) and Ingmar Menzer presented our project located at Oberamteistraße in Reutlingen.
The medieval row of half-timbered houses will be structurally stabilized, renovated and converted in conformity with monument preservation requirements. The whole project also comprises a new, translucent building which stabilizes the historical row of houses. As a walk-in exhibit of the local history museum, the whole ensemble makes 800 years of both architectural and cultural history visible.

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TV report on RTF.1

On Wednesday, 14 08 2019, the first stone laying of the new canteen of the north vocational training center in Darmstadt and of its the rebuilding and restructuring of the training center took place.
The new canteen building, which also hosts the library and media center, in the direct vicinity of the Berufsschulzentrum Nord is designed as a two-storey solitaire. Due to its jagged facade, it has a characteristic appearance.

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Cradle-to-Cradle: Fire Station in Straubenhardt on air on SWR2

Talking about circular economy in its radio program on 27 July, the radio channel SWR2 discussed our Fire Station in Straubenhardt which is being built in the spirit of cradle-to-cradle. In an interview, Ingmar Menzer presents our project and the cradle-to-cradle founder Michael Braungart talks about sustainability.

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(starting at 10'50)

Hessenwald School shortlisted in VELUX Awards 2019

We are happy to announce that our Hessenwald School in Weiterstadt made it to the shortlist of VELUX Architekten-Wettbewerb 2019.
The award focuses on the relationship of light - space - human beings in achitecture.

The winners are going to be announced in autumn.
In addition, there is a public voting featured in the magazine »Wohnglück«.

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Topping out ceremony of the Festival Hall in Musberg

With the official speeches of mayor Roland Klenk and Tobias Wulf the topping-out ceremony has been opened.
Our design for the new Gymnasium and Festival Hall takes up the saddle roof type of the existing hall, but reinterprets it and clearly presents itself as a contemporary house.

Four Primary Schools longlisted for dezeen awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that our »Four Primary Schools in Modular Design« have made the longlist for the international dezeen awards 2019 in the category »civic building«!

This makes our project one of the 267 architecture projects chosen out of more than 4,500 entries from 87 countries. The shortlist will be announced in September.

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Parking Garage Facade P22a is on the cover of BAUKULTUR

Our »Parking Garage Facade P22a at the Cologne Exhibition Centre« in Cologne is featured in the current issue of the magazine BAUKULTUR, which is dedicated to the topic facades.

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