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Behnisch Architekten

Behnisch Architekten was founded in 1989 and works out of three offices, directed by Stefan Behnisch and his partners Robert Hösle (Munich), Robert Matthew Noblett (Boston) and Stefan Rappold (Stuttgart). Established as a branch office of Günter Behnisch’s practice Behnisch & Partner, the Stuttgart office became independent in 1991 and has subsequently developed into an international practice with offices in Stuttgart, Los Angeles (1999-2011), Boston (since 2006) and Munich (since 2009).

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Behnisch Architekten Breaks Ground on Cancer Research Center in Switzerland

14:00 - 15 October, 2016
Behnisch Architekten Breaks Ground on Cancer Research Center in Switzerland, Courtesy of Behnisch Architekten
Courtesy of Behnisch Architekten

Behnisch Architekten has announced the groundbreaking of the AGORA—Cancer Research Center located in Lausanne, Switzerland within sight of Lake Geneva. As the new home of the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), the Center will bring together 400 researchers, scientists, doctors, and clinicians under the goal of enhanced communication. 

The new AGORA building will connect to an existing building on one side, with minimal disruptions to existing programming. “Visual relationships both on the site and to the landscape beyond require a carefully defined building mass and the new building responds sensitively to these site conditions while sculpturally standing out from its heterogeneous surroundings.”

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Haus S / Behnisch Architekten

05:00 - 15 August, 2015
Haus S / Behnisch Architekten, © David Matthiessen for Behnisch Architekten
© David Matthiessen for Behnisch Architekten

© David Matthiessen for Behnisch Architekten © David Matthiessen for Behnisch Architekten © David Matthiessen for Behnisch Architekten © David Matthiessen for Behnisch Architekten +24

Like Father, Like Son: 4 Famous Architecture Dynasties

08:00 - 21 June, 2015
Like Father, Like Son: 4 Famous Architecture Dynasties, Gateway Arch / Eero Saarinen. Image Courtesy of Flickr CC Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, NPS https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffnps/
Gateway Arch / Eero Saarinen. Image Courtesy of Flickr CC Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, NPS https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffnps/

While Eliel and Eero Saarinen may be the most well known father-son architect duo, they are certainly not the only pair to have left their mark in the field. As far back as the 1700s, the Gabriel father and son dynasty (Jacques V and Ange-Jacques) constructed much of Versailles, and more recently both I.M. Pei and Lewis Davis have passed their legacy onto their sons. In honor of Father's Day, we look at four father-son architecture dynasties and their lasting influence on the profession, after the break. 

WIPO Conference Hall / Behnisch Architekten

14:00 - 8 March, 2015
WIPO Conference Hall / Behnisch Architekten, © David Matthiessen
© David Matthiessen

© David Matthiessen © David Matthiessen © David Matthiessen © David Matthiessen +24

City of Santa Monica Parking Structure #6 / Behnisch Architekten + Studio Jantzen

01:00 - 30 July, 2014
City of Santa Monica Parking Structure #6 / Behnisch Architekten + Studio Jantzen, © David Matthiessen
© David Matthiessen

© Stefan Behnisch © David Matthiessen © Stefan Behnisch © David Matthiessen +17

The New Ergolding Secondary School / Behnisch Architekten + Behnisch Architekten & Architekturbüro Leinhäupl + Neuber

01:00 - 14 November, 2013
The New Ergolding Secondary School / Behnisch Architekten + Behnisch Architekten & Architekturbüro Leinhäupl + Neuber, © David Matthiessen
© David Matthiessen

© David Matthiessen © David Matthiessen © David Matthiessen © David Matthiessen +13

Bad Aibling City Hall / Behnisch Architekten

00:00 - 19 August, 2013
©  David Matthiesen
© David Matthiesen

©  David Matthiesen ©  David Matthiesen ©  David Matthiesen ©  David Matthiesen +18

Inzell Speed Skating Stadium / Behnisch Architekten + Pohl Architekten

01:00 - 16 August, 2013
Inzell Speed Skating Stadium / Behnisch Architekten + Pohl Architekten, © Meike Hansen
© Meike Hansen

© Meike Hansen © Meike Hansen © Meike Hansen © Meike Hansen +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Reichenhaller Str. 79, 83334 Inzell, Germany
  • Behnisch Architekten Team

    Stefan Behnisch (Partner), Robert Hösle (Partner), Andreas Leupold (Projektleiter), Connie Wust, Wyly Brown, Roxanne Reusse, Andreas Peyker, Jonathan Fahy
  • Pohl Architekten Team

    Göran Pohl (Partner), Julia Pohl (Partner, Pro- jektleiter), Falk Krüger, Anja Klein
  • Client

    Gemeinde Inzell
  • Area

    20000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

John and Frances Angelos Law Center / Behnisch Architekten + ASG

01:00 - 1 August, 2013
John and Frances Angelos Law Center / Behnisch Architekten + ASG, © Brad Feinknopf
© Brad Feinknopf

© Brad Feinknopf © Brad Feinknopf © Brad Feinknopf © Brad Feinknopf +36

John and Frances Angelos Law Center / Behnisch Architekten + Ayers Saint Gross

01:00 - 12 May, 2013
John and Frances Angelos Law Center / Behnisch Architekten + Ayers Saint Gross, Courtesy of Behnisch Architekten
Courtesy of Behnisch Architekten

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  • Architects

  • Location

    1401 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD United States
  • Client

    University of Baltimore
  • Gross Area

    18.0123 m2 / 194.000 sqft
  • Project Year

    2013

New Taipei City Museum of Art Proposal / Behnisch Architekten

04:00 - 2 September, 2011
Courtesy of Behnisch Architekten
Courtesy of Behnisch Architekten

The principle behind the design by Behnisch Architekten for the new Contemporary Art Museum is for art to be experienced through a multitude of perspectives and perceptions. Art is not an isolated experience. Views change, rooms change and thus perception is altered. In order for art to take on a lifestyle quality it needs to be accessible. Contemporary art should be able to be viewed from the outside in, from across the landscape, from above, from below and through a series of lenses, both visual and cultural. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Haus im Haus / Behnisch Architekten

01:00 - 27 November, 2009
Haus im Haus / Behnisch Architekten, © Hans Jürgen Landes
© Hans Jürgen Landes

© Hans Jürgen Landes © Hans Jürgen Landes © Hans Jürgen Landes © Hans Jürgen Landes +9

  • Architects

  • Location

    Hamburg, Germany
  • Lighting

    Nimbus Design
  • Client

    Handelskammer Hamburg
  • Competition Year

    2003
  • Area

    1000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007

Unilever Headquarters / Behnisch Architekten

01:00 - 25 November, 2009
Unilever Headquarters / Behnisch Architekten, © Adam Mørk
© Adam Mørk

© Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Hamburg, Germany
  • Architects

    Behnisch Architekten
  • Client

    HOCHTIEF Projektentwicklung
  • Competition Year

    2006
  • Area

    38000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs