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von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) Architecture Designs – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

9 Oct 2020
Metamorphosis at Alter Wall 2-32, Hamburg, Germany
Metamorphosis Alter Wall 2-32Hamburg
photograph © Marcus Bredt
Metamorphosis at Alter Wall 2-32
The conversion and refurbishment of the property at Alter Wall 2-32, directly adjacent to the Hamburg Town Hall, has been completed to designs by gmp von Gerkan, Marg and Partners Architects on behalf of Art-Invest Real Estate. The urban design context has been reestablished and extended.

23 Sep 2020
T3 Audi Design Center, Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany
Audi Design Center Ingolstadt
photograph © Benjamin Antony Monn
T3 Audi Design Center
T3 Audi Design Center (DCI) at the company’s original site at Ingolstadt has now been operational for three years and has been extensively tested in practice by employees. What they found was also of great interest to the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), who spoke with Mario Linke, Head of Audi Design Management.

15 Sep 2016
Guangzhou Museum, Guangdong, China
Guangzhou Museum Building
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Guangzhou Museum Building
New images of this prize-winning competition entry for Guangzhou City Museum. With the adjacent Science Museum and Art Museum it will form the central cultural precinct of this third-largest Chinese city.

7 Apr 2016
Yangpu Eurocampus in Shanghai, China
Yangpu Eurocampus
photo © Heiner Leiskat
Yangpu Eurocampus in Shanghai
A new campus for the German and French schools is being created in the Yangpu district of Shanghai to plans
by gmp Architects. The two independent school buildings share public and communal areas at the future
Eurocampus. At the heart of the school complex, a piazza provides space for German and French students to

State archive of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bavaria, Nuremberg, Germany – 20 Sep 2013
Design: gmp · von Gerkan, Marg and Partners · Architects
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bavaria Germany
photo © Heiner Leiskat
The Evangelical Lutheran State Church of Bavaria is inaugurating its new archive in Nuremberg with a special ceremony. The new building, which was designed by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), took three years to build and is located on a former factory site in the direct vicinity of the existing main building. With 34 kilometres of shelving, the State Church archive now has more than twice the storage space compared to previously and, in addition, accommodates a restoration workshop and enough space for visitor rooms.

HafenCity Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge, Hamburg, Germany – 12 Sep 2013
HafenCity Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge Hamburg
image © gmp
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) together with Knippers Helbig, Structural Engineers, have won first prize in the limited implementation competition for the new construction of a pedestrian and cycle bridge across the Baakenhafen basin in HafenCity. The jury decided unanimously in favour of the design, which was followed in the ranking by two third places for Ingenhoven Architects, in cooperation with Werner Sobek, and R+ Architects, in cooperation with Dr. Binnewies, Engineering Consultants.

Hans-Sachs-Haus Conversion, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Hans-Sachs-Haus Town Hall Gelsenkirchen
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After a construction period of four years, the city of Gelsenkirchen is this weekend celebrating the opening of its new town hall, which was converted to plans by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp). In addition to speeches, tours of the premises and other festivities, gmp founding partner Volkwin Marg, town planner Kuni¬bert Wachten and architectural critic Dieter Bartetzko will be talking about this new building on old foundations in a round-table discussion.

Designing Dialogue Exhibition, Chinese National Museum, Beijing, China
Designing in Dialogue Exhibition
photo © J Ackermann
Touring exhibition from 8 to 25 August in the Chinese National Museum, Beijing „Designing in Dialogue. The Architecture of von Gerkan, Marg and Partners”. The international touring exhibition, “Designing in Dialogue. The architecture of von Gerkan, Marg and Partners”, is hosted by the Chinese National Museum, Beijing, which was converted and extended by gmp Architects. For this purpose, gmp is cooperating with the Chinese architectural magazine UED and Verseidag.

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Gebr. Heinemann headquarters, Hamburg, Germany – Architecture Competition news
Gebr. Heinemann headquarters in Hafencity Hamburg Building
image © gmp
Gebr. Heinemann headquarters – 17 May 2013
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have won first prize in the competition for the extension of Gebr. Heinemann Headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity. The new building designed for the Hamburg-based, tradition-rich trading company impressed the jury as “an independent urban-planning and architectural contribution characterized by timeless, harmoniously self-contained architecture.”

Elbbrücken Underground Station, Hamburg, Germany
Elbbrücken Underground Station Building
image © Gärtner+Christ
Elbbrücken Underground Station – 3 May 2013
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have won first prize in the competition for the design of the Elbbrücken Underground station. The station will be located in the future district of the same name, at the eastern end of Hamburg‘s Hafencity, and will, at least for the time being, be the end station of the recently opened U4 Underground line.

Tianjin National Convention and Exhibition Centre, China
National Convention and Exhibition Centre Tianjin Building
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Tianjin National Convention and Exhibition Centre – 19 Mar 2013
With their design for this major new building, the architects won the 1st prize of an international design competition, beating FUKSAS, HHP, NBBJ/BIAD and others. In addition to Shanghai and Guangzhou, Tianjin is now the third city where an exhibition centre of international importance will be built.

State Fire Brigade School, Wurzburg, Franconia, Northern Bavaria, southeast Germany
Wurzburg State Fire Brigade School
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State Fire Brigade School Wurzburg – 13 Feb 2013
This is the new building for the State Fire Brigade School in Wurzburg. In the summer of 2012, gmp were awarded the contract following a negotiated tendering procedure and the company has now presented its design to Wurzburg’s Commission for Urban Design and Architecture.

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany – Architecture Competition
Kunsthalle Mannheim Building
image © gmp
Kunsthalle Mannheim – 7 Dec 2012
gmp wins first prize after negotiated procedure
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been awarded the contract to design the new Kunsthalle Mannheim. This was the decision made by the Kunsthalle‘s jury in Mannheim on Monday 3 December 2012. After three architect’s practices were awarded first place in a closed, anonymous competition back in July 2012, these practices were asked to revise their designs. The practices were gmp, Staab Architects and Peter Pütz Architects.

Tianjin Grand Theater, China
Grand Theater Tianjin Building
photo : Christian Gahl
Tianjin Grand Theater – 13 Oct 2012
The Grand Theater occupies the key position in the newly built Culture Park of Tianjin. The circular shape of the roof construction corresponds with the existing Museum of Natural History so that an architectural dialogue of an earth-bound and a “floating” circular volume is created to both ends of the park.

Frankfurt Airport : Extension of gate A, Germany
Frankfurt Airport building
photo © Marcus Bredt, Berlin
Frankfurt Airport – 2 Oct 2012
This building is about 800 meters long, with an area of 185,000 sqm and designed for up to six million passengers a year. On 10 October 2012, Fraport and Lufthansa start operations in the extension of gate A at Rhein-Main airport, Frankfurt, which has been designed and implemented by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp). The inauguration of the building will take place on 2 October.

Minerião / Mineirinho Complex, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Mineirão Stadium
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Minerião Stadium

Amazon Sports Complex, Manaus, Brazil
Amazon Sports Complex Building
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Amazon Sports Complex

Mané Garrincha Stadium, Brasília, Brazil
Brasília Stadium
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Mané Garrincha Stadium Brasília

Hamburg-Harburg Technical University, Germany
Hamburg-Harburg Technical University
photo © Heiner Leiska
Hamburg-Harburg Technical University – 24 Aug 2012
A new building comprising both historic and new parts has been created at the site of the former Schwarzenbergkaserne (Schwarzenberg Barracks). The new main building of TU Harburg forms a succinct entrance to the existing campus, which is made up of 14 buildings.

Changzhou Culture Center, southern China
Changzhou Building
picture © Crystal Digital Technology
Changzhou Culture Center Building – 2 Apr 2012
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been awarded first prize in the international competition to build the Culture Center in the newly created Changzhou city center – competing against KSP – Jürgen Engel Architects, Arata Isozaki and other leading practices. With a total floor area of 365,000 sqm, the building in this city of three million, between Wuxi and Nanjing, is six times the size of the Louvre in Paris.

Hangzhou South Railway Station, China
Hangzhou South Railway Station Building
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Hangzhou South Railway Station – 21 Mar 2012
Following their success in winning first prize in an international competition, the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been commissioned to design the new southern railway station in Hangzhou. The project involves the conversion and extension of the station in the Xiao Shan district to the south of the Qiantang river; after the eastern and main railway stations it will be the third largest railway station of this metropolis.

Kiev Football Stadium – Olimpijski National Sports Complex, Ukraine
Kiev Stadium
photograph : Oleg Stelmach
Football Stadium Ukraine – 11 Jan 2012
The “Red Stadium” was built on the grounds of Alekseevsky Park in Kiev in 1923 for the second All-Ukrainian Olympic Games. Over the decades, it was to be rebuilt and renamed several times. This Ukraine sports venue, which is now called the Olimpijski National Sports Complex, has since been completely renovated for the Euro 2012.

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Tianjin West Railway Station, China
Tianjin West Railway Station
photo © Christian Gahl
Tianjin West Railway Station
After a construction period of two and a half years, von Gerkan, Marg and Partners Architects (gmp) have completed the Tianjin West Railway Station in China.

Universiade in Shenzhen – Sports Center and Bao’an Stadium, China
Bao’an stadium Universiade in Shenzhen
photo © Christan Gahl
To mark the occasion of the Universiade, which will take place from 12th to 23rd August 2011, the Universiade sports center and Bao’an stadium will be opened tomorrow in Shenzhen, southern China. The international competitions to come up with a design for the buildings were won in 2006 and 2007 by the designs of architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp).
Universiade in Shenzhen

Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, China
Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
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Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
The sports complex was designed and built by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), who won the competitive bidding in 2008, and constructed it in under two and a half years. It consists of a hall stadium for several sports and cultural events, a natatorium (swimming hall), an outdoor swimming pool and a media centre. In keeping with a sustainable urban development policy, the SOSC was built on former industrial brownfield land along the Huangpu River.

Hanoi Museum, Vietnam
Reunification Palace Vietnam
picture : Julia Ackermann
Hanoi Museum

Durban Stadium, South Africa
Moses Mabhida Stadium Durban
picture © Marcus Bredt, Berlin
Durban Stadium Building

Green Point Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa
Green Point Stadium Building
image © Marcus Bredt, Berlin
Cape Town Stadium Building

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
picture © Marcus Bredt, Berlin
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Building

von Gerkan, Marg & Partners – Key Projects

Major Buildings by gmp, alphabetical:

Berlin Hauptbahnhof central station redevelopment, Germany
Berlin Hauptbahnhof
photo © Adrian Welch
Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Maritime Museum, Lingang, China
Worlds Spectacular Museum Buildings
photo : HG Esch
Maritime Museum Lingang

Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany

photo © Adrian Welch

Zhongguancun Christian Church, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Zhongguancun Christian Church
photo: Christian Gahl
Christian Church Beijing : Largest Christian church in Beijing

von Gerkan, Marg & Partners, Germany : more projects by this architecture office

Key Gerkan, Marg & Partners building : Olympic Stadium Berlin redevelopment

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