Fire Station 1 / agn Niederberghaus & Partner GmbH

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Architects: agn Niederberghaus & Partner GmbH
Location: Steinstraße, 44147 ,
Project Manager: H. Heynig
Area: 11850.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Hans Jürgen Landes

WakuWaku / Ippolito Fleitz Group

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Architects: Ippolito Fleitz Group
Location: Schauenburgerstraße 55, 20095 , Germany
Architect In Charge:
Design Team: Peter Ippolito, Gunter Fleitz, Moritz Köhler, Michael Bertram, Markus Schmidt, Timo Flott
Area: 145.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Benjamin Nadjib

New Central Library in Berlin Winning Proposal / MARS Architekten

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The proposal for the New Central Library in Berlin by MARS Architekten is a social and cultural centre for Tempelhof’s new quarter. In collaboration with urban designers UBERBAU Architecture & Urbanism and landscape architects TH Treibhaus Berlin & Lavaland, their design was chosen as one of eight winning entrants. Their project focuses upon achieving an immense and complex building that offers a large amount of varying interior spaces in combination with a strong exterior form serving as a public landmark. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Museum of Bavarian History Competition Entry / Mauro Turin Architectes

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Taking advantage of the competition site’s strengths, this proposal by Mauro Turin Architectes for the Museum of Bavarian History features, on urban terms, a system that serves as a liaison between the banks of the river and the old urban fabric of the city. While do so, the project also acts as an articulation of urban spaces through its various places and passage, creating a symbolic point of convergence. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Maintenance Facility / Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten

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Architects: Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten
Location: Am Hanselbrunn 1, 85586 Poing,
Area: 3840.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Florian Holzherr

wYe / Eike Becker Architekten

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Architects: Eike Becker Architekten
Location: , Moselstraße,
Area: 3,916 sqm (above ground level), 662 sqm (below ground level)
Year: 2007
Photographs: Courtesy of Eike Becker Architekten

Hambach Castle / Max Dudler

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Architects: Max Dudler
Location: 67434 Neustadt an der Weinstraße,
Area: 1300.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Stefan Müller

Das Brot. at the Autostad / Designliga

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Architects: Designliga
Location: Autostadt, Stadtbrücke, 38440 Wolfsburg,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Designliga

Haus F / Ippolito Fleitz Group

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Architects: Ippolito Fleitz Group
Location: , Germany
Design Team: Peter Ippolito, Gunter Fleitz, Minka Ludwig, Jing Zhao, Hadi A. Tandawardaja
Area: 300 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Bruno Helbling

‘Motion Matters’ Exhibition / UNStudio

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Currently on view until July 4th at the Aedes Gallery in , UNStudio‘s ‘Motion Matters’ Exhibition presents ten of ’s milestone projects, in addition to conveying their perspective on 25 years of architectural production, their current approach to architectural practice and the wider discourse that determines design challenges today. For many years has been investigating  the potential of the temporary installation as an experimental testing ground for manifold architectural concerns and  it is these investigations that form the basis of their exhibit. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Gebr. Heinemann Headquarters Extension Winning Proposal / gmp Architekten

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Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp Architekten) have won the first prize in the competition for the extension of Gebr. Heinemann Headquarters in ’s HafenCity. The new building designed for the -based, tradition-rich trading company impressed the jury as “an independent urban-planning and architectural contribution characterized by timeless, harmoniously self-contained architecture.” Viewed from the northwest, the new extension is a companion piece to the Maritime Museum, with the two buildings flanking the “Heinemann-Speicher” in the middle. From the Ericus Bridge, the new construction highlights the corner of the ensemble on Shanghaiallee and makes a characteristically urban statement. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Dornier Museum / Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten

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Architects: Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten
Location: Claude-Dornier-Platz 1, , Germany
Project Manager: Frank Karlheim
Project Architects: Christof Killius, Lisette Oberleitner, Ana Prikic, Kerstin Schaich, Katrin Wittmann
Area: 7,000 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Courtesy of Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten

Spiegel / Ippolito Fleitz Group

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Architects: Ippolito Fleitz Group
Location: Ericusspitze 1, 20457 Hamburg,
Architect In Charge:
Design Team: Peter Ippolito, Gunter Fleitz, Tilla Goldberg, Christian Kirschenmann, Tim Lessmann, Alexander Fehre, Christine Ackermann, Roger Gasperlin, Katja Heinemann
Area: 520.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Zooey Braun

Office Building / Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten

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Architects: Allmann Sattler Wappner Architekten
Location: Annette-Allee 4, Münster,
Project Manager: Ulrich Schimtenings
Architects Case Study: Olga Ritter, Mathias Astrom, Kilian Jockisch
Architects Realization: Heinz Josef Döpper, Mathias Astrom, Olga Ritter
Area: 1,700 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Günther Wett / FRENER & REIFER Metallbau

Central Municipal Library / KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

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Architects: KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten
Location: Hasengasse 4, 60311 , Germany
Client: DIC Deutsche Immobilien Chancen und Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds
Area: 12000.0 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Jean-Luc Valentin

Restaurant Tour Total / Leyk Wollenberg Architects

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Architects: Leyk Wollenberg Architects
Location: Jean-Monnet-Straße 2, ,
Architect In Charge: Leyk Wollenberg Architects
Design Team: Dietmar Leyk, Petra Wollenberg with Inken Blum, Florian Spaelty, André Rossmann
Area: 320 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: diephotodesigner.de

AD Classics: Stephanuskirche / Alvar Aalto

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Stephanuskirche, translated to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Stephen, was designed by Alvar Aalto and completed in 1968.  It is located in , , the same town that Aalto’s Wolfsburg Cultural Center was built. Stephanuskirche is among the prominent architectural testimonies of International Modernism in Germany.

Tchoban Foundation – Museum for Architectural Drawing / SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov

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Architects: SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov
Location: Christinenstraße 18, 10119 ,
Architects In Charge: Sergei Tchoban and Sergey Kuznetsov
Planning, Project Management: nps tchoban voss GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin
Project Team: Philipp Bauer, Nadja Fedorova, Katja Fuks, Ulrike Graefenhain, Dirk Kollendt
Area: 498.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Patricia Parinejad