Barkow Leibinger Architects, Germany

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22 Sep 2016

Barkow Leibinger Architekten – Key Projects

Major Buildings / Projects by Barkow Leibinger, alphabetical:

Trumpf Poland Technology Center, Warsaw, Poland
Trumpf Poland Technology Center
photograph : David Franck
Trumpf Poland Technology Center Building – 22 Sep 2016
Trumpf Poland’s new headquarters in Warsaw, housing offices and exhibition areas, represent a prototype for an economically constructed industrial building combining a simple form with complex surfaces and differentiated interior spaces.

Cultural Cenrre, Böblingen, nr Stuttgart, Germany
Date built: 2005-

DMC B6/2 office building, Digital Media City, Seoul, South Korea
Date built: 2007

Killesberg Urban Quarter, Stuttgart, Germany
Date built: 2009-
Killesberg Urban Quarter
image : Fürst Developments
Killesberg Urban Quarter – Zukunft Killesberg – Think k
Four internationally renowned architects, grouped as ‘Neuer Werkbund Killesberg’, developed their individual architectural concepts based on a masterplan by Ackermann & Raff und Projekt GmbH. Joining together in this way, their working practices reflect the tradition of the architects of Stuttgart’s Weissenhofsiedlung. The architects within this group are: KCAP Architects&Planners (Rotterdam/Zurich), David Chipperfield Architects (Berlin/London), Ortner & Ortner Baukunst (Berlin/Vienna) and Baumschlager Eberle (Lochau/Vorarlberg). In addition, the multi-functional SCENARIO-building by Barkow Leibinger Architekten (Berlin) belongs to the developments on Killesberg.

Trumpf gatehouse, nr Stuttgart, Germany
Date built: 2007

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Location:Schillerstraße 94, D–10625 Berlin, Germany

Practice Information

Barkow Leibinger Architekten – architect studio led by Frank Barkow + Regine Leibinger

Barkow Leibinger Architects : German Architecture

Marcus Prize 2007 winners – $100,000

Barkow Leibinger office location: Berlin, Germany

Frank & Regine set up the studio in 1993
Barkow Leibinger architects office based in Berlin

ar+d Emerging Architecture Award winner 2001

Barkow Leibinger is an American/ German architectural practice based in Berlin and New
York and was founded in 1993 by Frank Barkow and Regine Leibinger.

Barkow Leibinger’s work is realized over a wide range of scales and building types
including building for workplace (industry, office, and master-planning), cultural, housing,
event spaces, exhibitions and installations in the public realm internationally. Important
milestones are amongst others the Biosphere in Potsdam, Germany, the Gate House
and the Campus Restaurant in Ditzingen, Germany and the TRUTEC Building in Seoul.
Recently completed buildings include the Tour Total office high-rise in Berlin, the HAWE
factory complex in Kaufbeuren, a multi-use extension for the Aufbau Haus in Berlin and the
Fellows Pavilion for the American Academy in Berlin.

Their discursive research-based approach to architecture and design allows the work to
respond to advancing knowledge and technology locating the practice as an international
leader in digital and analogue fabrication techniques. This know-how expands to include
new materials and their applications in driving the practice forward as a continuously
evolving activity. This focus revolves around a commitment to academic teaching, research
and the practice itself – each are autonomous work-areas, which simultaneously inform
each other beneficially. This is an approach that distinguishes each project as distinct in
relationship to client/architect dialogue, location, aesthetics, and purpose.

Their work has been shown at the Architecture Biennale Venice 2008 and 2014, the
Marrakech Biennale 2012, the Serpentine Architecture Programme 2016 in London
and is included in the permanent collections of MoMA, New York, and the Deutsches
Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt.

Barkow Leibinger have won four National AIA Honor Awards for Architecture und a
Global Holcim Innovation Award for sustainability as well as various German Architecture
Awards such as the DAM Preis für Architektur in Deutschland, the Betonpreis and the
industriebaupreis for several of their buildings.

Frank Barkow

Studied architecture at Montana State University and Harvard University; teaching posts including at the Architectural Association in London, Cornell University, Harvard University and Royal College of Art in London. 2016/17 Visiting Professor at the Princeton University School of Architecture

Regine Leibinger

Studied architecture in Berlin and at Harvard University; teaching posts including at the Architectural Association in London and Harvard University, professor of building construction and design at Technische Universität Berlin since 2006. 2016/17 Visiting Professor at the Princeton University School of Architecture.

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