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ACME Wins SAB Design Competition in Germany

ACME has won an international competition for the design of the new headquarters of the Sächsische AufbauBank in Leipzig, Germany. Chosen from submissions by 20 architectural practices (including Zaha Hadid and Sauerbruch Hutton), ACME's design was referred to by the jury as "an innovative and [...] a visionary solution, which is manifested in a striking, distinctive appearance. Especially noteworthy is the symbiotic unity of building and open space design." 

Badeschiff / Wilk-Salinas Architekten

  • Architects: Wilk-Salinas Architekten
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Architect in Charge: Thomas Freiwald
  • Associates: Catharine von Eitzen, Ann-Kristin Hase, Fabian Lippert, Nora Müller
  • Building Owner: Kulturarena Veranstaltungs
  • Enclosure+ Bridge: IB Leipold, Andreas Leipold
  • Statics Of Ship: HHW+Partner, Wolfgang Wienecke
  • Area: 740.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2005
  • Photographs: Kulturarena Veranstaltungs, Torsten Seidel, Courtesy of Wilk-Salinas Architekten

© Torsten Seidel © Kulturarena Veranstaltungs © Torsten Seidel © Kulturarena Veranstaltungs

Schreber / Amunt Architekten Martenson und Nagel Theissen

© Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin

© Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin

JustK / Amunt Architekten Martenson und Nagel Theissen

© Brigida Gonzalez
© Brigida Gonzalez

© Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez

State Archive of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bavaria / gmp Architekten

  • Architects: gmp Architekten
  • Location: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Design: Meinhard von Gerkan and Nikolaus Goetze
  • Associated Partner: Dirk Heller
  • Project Leader: Karen Schroeder
  • Design Team: Christoph Berle, Katharina Traupe, Monika Braig
  • Implementation Team: Christoph Berle, Miriam Bamberg, Judith Saile, Alexander Schnieber, Sui Jinying
  • Area: 9327.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Heiner Leiska

© Heiner Leiska © Heiner Leiska © Heiner Leiska © Heiner Leiska

Fried Pavillion / Amunt Architekten Martenson und Nagel Theissen

© Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez © Brigida Gonzalez

Haus Crussow / ANNABAU

  • Architects: ANNABAU
  • Location: Brandenburg, Germany
  • Architect in Charge: Moritz Schloten
  • Area: 200.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Hanns Joosten

© Hanns Joosten © Hanns Joosten © Hanns Joosten © Hanns Joosten

Kasel / Architekten Stein Hemmes Wirtz

  • Architects: Architekten Stein Hemmes Wirtz
  • Location: Kasel, Germany
  • Structure Engineers: Büro Ralf Bertges
  • HVAC Engineers: Anlagenbau Brisch, Büro Invertec
  • Area: 339.3 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Linda Blatzek

© Linda Blatzek © Linda Blatzek © Linda Blatzek © Linda Blatzek

Energiehaus Farschweiler / Architekten Stein Hemmes Wirtz

  • Architects: Architekten Stein Hemmes Wirtz
  • Location: Farschweiler, Germany
  • Structure Engineers: Ingenieurbüro Trauden
  • HVAC Engineers: TechnoPlus GmbH, Birkenhof Haustechnik GmbH & Co.KG
  • Area: 317.1 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Eibe Sönnecken

© Eibe Sönnecken © Eibe Sönnecken © Eibe Sönnecken © Eibe Sönnecken

Spannbandbrücke / ANNABAU

  • Architects: ANNABAU
  • Location: Tirschenreuth, Germany
  • Structural Engineers: Schüßler-Plan-Ingenieurgesellschaft, Berlin
  • Dynamics: Dr.-Ing. Imre Kovacs, Weinstadt
  • Inspection Engineer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrike Kuhlmann, Stuttgart
  • Oscillation Measurements: Ingenieurbüro Dr. Heiland, Bochum
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Hanns Joosten, Courtesy of ANNABAU

© Hanns Joosten Courtesy of ANNABAU Courtesy of ANNABAU Courtesy of ANNABAU

Winery Longen Schlöder / Matteo Thun & Partners

Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners

House SLM / Archequipe

© Roland Unterbusch
© Roland Unterbusch
  • Architects: Archequipe
  • Location: Solingen, Germany
  • Design Team: Sebastian Filla, Bartosz Czempiel, Jutta Klare
  • Area: 270.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Roland Unterbusch

© Roland Unterbusch © Roland Unterbusch © Roland Unterbusch © Roland Unterbusch

Mies van der Rohe Golfclubhaus - 1:1 Model / Robbrecht en Daem architecten

© Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer
  • Architects: Robbrecht en Daem architecten
  • Location: Am Egelsberg, 47802 Krefeld, Germany
  • Design Team: Paul Robbrecht, Johannes Robbrecht Tom De Moor, Tine Cooreman, Thomas Hick, Florence Daem
  • Area: 2336.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Thomas Mayer

© Thomas Mayer © Thomas Mayer © Thomas Mayer © Thomas Mayer

Sou Fujimoto Designs New Wing for Germany's Kunsthalle Bielefeld

Sou Fujimoto has unveiled three design proposals for an extension to Philip Johnson’s Kunsthalle Bielefeld in Germany. Since its completion in 1968, the museum has built a reputation for hosting temporary exhibitions. However, with the construction of the new wing, Kunsthalle Bielefeld will expand their services to accommodate a contemporary art gallery. 

Read on to review Sou Fujimoto’s three proposals...

Schwäbisch Hall / Dan Pearlman

  • Architects: Dan Pearlman
  • Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
  • Designer: Prof. Marcus Fischer
  • Architects in Charge: Florian Wagner & Nicole Gietz
  • Area: 60.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Die Photodesigner

WG Sasbach / Amann|Burdenski|Munkel Architekten

  • Architects: Amann|Burdenski|Munkel Architekten
  • Location: Jechtinger Straße 26, 79361 Sasbach am Kaiserstuhl, Germany
  • Project Team: Rolf Amann, Danica Magin, Kristina Ries
  • Area: 1400.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Yohan Zerdoun

© Yohan Zerdoun © Yohan Zerdoun © Yohan Zerdoun © Yohan Zerdoun

Binder Woodcenter Executive Pavilion / Matteo Thun & Partners

© Jens Weber
© Jens Weber
  • Architects: Matteo Thun & Partners
  • Location: Kösching, Germany
  • Project leader architecture: Bruno Franchi
  • Project leader interior design: Uta Bahn
  • Architects in Charge: Oliver Hofmeister, Julia Leinfelder, Jens Seemüller
  • Interior Designer: Michael Catoir
  • Area: 4000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2007
  • Photographs: Jens Weber

© Jens Weber © Jens Weber © Jens Weber © Jens Weber