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14 October 2021
Sparkasse Bremen headquarters, Bremen, northern Germany
Design: Delugan Meissl Associated Architects (DMAA)
Sparkasse Bremen headquarters building design by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
photo : Piet Niemann, Hamburg
Sparkasse Bremen headquarters building
The new headquarter for the Sparkasse Bremen integrates discreet and easily into the situation of the crossing Universitätsallee and the motorway approach. As a solitary building it continues the open urban structure of the University environment.

14 Sep 2021
BrainFactory Bochum, Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany
Design: HWKN
BrainFactory Bochum North Rhine-Westphalia
image courtesy of architects
BrainFactory Bochum
The New York architectural firm HWKN, has partnered with Landmarken, the prominent, Aachen-based developer, to create the next generation of the office. One of their new ‘Spirit’ prototypes BrainFactory Bochum opens in January 2023.

12 August 2021
new headquarters for Kieler Nachrichten, Kiel, northern Germany
Design: EFFEKT, Architects, Denmark
Kieler Nachrichten headquarters building
image courtesy of architects practice
Kieler Nachrichten headquarters building
This architectural development is the transformation of the decommissioned editorial offices and printing press of reputable regional German newspaper Kieler Nachrichten. For more than 100 years, the Kieler Nachrichten publishing house has been present in the heart of the historic downtown Kiel, occupying an entire city block housing all aspects of newspaper production from newsroom editing to printing and distribution.

5 July 2021
Extension of the municipal day-care center in Vallendar, Vallendar, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany
Design: Herrmanns Architekten
Vallendar Kindergarten Building, Germany
photograph : Marcel Kohnen
Vallendar Kindergarten Building
The order to Herrmanns Architekten was to expand the municipal kindergarten in Vallendar, Germany by around 500 square meters. In addition, the small area of the property made a 3-storey structure necessary. The building was planned in a sustainable and ecological, CO2-neutral wood construction.

5 Jul 2021
Röhrig House, Sinzig, Rhineland-Palatinate
Design: Studio Hertweck
Röhrig House in Sinzig

17 Jun 2021
NEUmarkt Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Ostwestfalen-Lippe Region, north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, northwestern Germany
Design: Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
NEUmarkt Bielefeld Germany buildings
visualization: Toni Nachev
NEUmarkt Bielefeld
Department stores, once the „cathedrals of retail“, have become problematic urban zones due to the rapidly increasing volume of online retail. As an alternative to the monoliths that were mostly built in the 60s to 80s of the last century, new concepts with small-scale structures are needed.

7 May 2021
410 Offshore Borkum, Borkum, Reede
Design: Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
410 Offshore Borkum Reede
photograph : Piet Niemann, Hamburg
410 Offshore Borkum, Reede
As part of the 410 Offshore Borkum urban development of Borkum-Reede a series of compact and architecturally sophisticated residential units are being created in the northern part of the harbour for workers in the offshore sector.

3 Mar 2021
FC Campus, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, south west Germany
Design: 3deluxe
German Architecture News FC Campus Karslruhe Building
photograph : Sascha Jahnke
FC Campus Karlsruhe
A building is intelligent if it does not just stand there but can respond not only to the requirements of its users but also to external factors. At best, it can make people more comfortable while simultaneously optimizing energy efficiency. The FC Campus building’s intelligent architectural element is a sheet of foil, something normally used in Apple smartphones, integrated into its glass structure. In the context of a building façade, this is a global first.

3 Dec 2020
Hinang House, Allgäu, Bavaria, southern Germany
Design: Carlos Zwick Architekten BDA
Hinang House Allgau Bavaria
photography : Tomek Kwiatosz
House in Allgäu, Bavaria
A person planning a house on a meadow above a subterranean lake from the former glacial period has either nerves of steel or not the faintest idea. This is what happened to the Berlin architect Carlos Zwick when he wanted to construct, Hinang House, a summer residence for his family of 8 in his Allgäu homeland.

25 Nov 2020
This is Schönau! Mannheim

2 Oct 2020
Laagberg Memorial and Learning Site, Wolfsburg, central Germany
Design: Hoskins Architects
Laagberg Memorial and Learning Site Wolfsburg
picture courtesy of architects
Laagberg Memorial and Learning Site, Wolfsburg
In September 2020 Hoskins Architects, working with landscape architects guba+sgard and exhibition designers Ralph Appelbaum Associates, won the competition to design the new Laagberg Memorial and Learning Site in Wolfsburg.

23 Sep 2020
T3 Audi Design Center, Ingolstadt, Bavaria, southern Germany
Architects: gmp
Audi Design Center Ingolstadt German architecture news
photograph © Benjamin Antony Monn
T3 Audi Design Center Building
T3 Audi Design Center at the company’s original site at Ingolstadt has now been operational for three years and has been extensively tested in practice by employees.

25 Aug 2020
Cycle And Pedestrian Bridge Heidelberg
Design: schlaich bergermann partner, LAVA, and Latz + Partner
Bridge over Neckar River in Heidelberg
image © schlaich bergermann partner/LAVA/Latz+Partner
Bridge over Neckar River in Heidelberg
schlaich bergermann partner, LAVA, and Latz + Partner, have won first prize in an international competition for the design of a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Neckar River in Heidelberg.

26 June 2020
Carmen Würth Forum, Künzelsau, Baden-Württemberg, south central Germany
Carmen Wurth Forum Kunzelsau
photography © Simon Menges
Carmen Würth Forum in Künzelsau
A second construction phase completes the Carmen Würth Forum for the Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG situated in the town of Künzelsau in southern Germany. The diverse range of functions further establishes the complex’s conceptual idea of a forum and allows the building to be open continuously, in particular due to its use as a museum.

19 June 2020
Ah´ Haus, Schorfheide Home, Brandenburg

24 May 2020
Niederheide Primary School, Brandenburg Building

13 Feb 2020
Kirsch Pharma HealthCare Building in Wedemark

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22 Dec 2019
Adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria

5 Dec 2019
The Hyparschale Building Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt

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 - German architecture news
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.

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17 Dec 2018
James Simon Galerie, Berlin
Design: David Chipperfield Architects
James Simon Galerie Berlin - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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 - German architecture news
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.

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