ESO Headquarters Extension / Auer Weber Assoziierte

© Aldo Amoretti

Architects: Auer Weber Assoziierte
Location: Karl-Schwarzschild-Straße 2, 85748 ,
Area: 18736.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Aldo Amoretti

House Krailling / Unterlandstättner Architekten

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Architects: Unterlandstättner Architekten
Location: ,
Project Team: Telemach Rieff, Anke Göckelmann, Enrico Schreck
Area: 350.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Unterlandstättner Architekten

Black Forest / Stocker Dewes Architekten

© Yohan Zerdoun

Location: Freiburg,
Year: 2014
Photographs: Yohan Zerdoun

Apartments Charlotte / Michels Architekturbüro

© Werner Huthmacher

Architects: Michels Architekturbüro
Location: Charlottenstraße, 10117 ,
Property Developer: WI Concept, Berlin
Area: 347.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Werner Huthmacher

Rock on a Slope / Unterlandstättner Architekten

© Michael Heinrich

Architects: Unterlandstättner Architekten
Location: , Germany
Design Team: Meike Kübel, Anke Göckelmann, Telemach Rieff
Area: 120.0 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Michael Heinrich

Kindergarten and Day Care Center “Kunterbunt” / Ecker Architekten

© Brigida González

Architects: Ecker Architekten
Location: Babenhausen,
Area: 1760.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Brigida González

Loft ESN / Ippolito Fleitz Group

© Zooey Braun

Architects: Ippolito Fleitz Group
Location: Esslingen,
Area: 400.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Zooey Braun

New Trianel Headquarters / gmp architekten

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Architects: gmp architekten
Location: Aachen,
Design: Volkwin Marg and Christian Hoffmann with Marek Nowak
Project Management – Competition: Marek Nowak with Olaf Peters
Competition Team: Sebastian Möller, Christoph Salentin, Tobias Unterberg
Project Management – Detailed Design : Tobias Unterberg
Detailed Design Team: Clemens Dost, Irina Stoyanova, Sarah Coenes, Christoph Salentin
Client: Trianel GmbH
Area: 6300.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of gmp architekten

Elemental, Arup, and Studio Tamassociati Win Zumtobel Awards for Innovation

Courtesy of Massimo Grimaldi and Emergency ngo

Jury chairman Winy Maas has announced three projects by Arup, Studio Tamassociati and Elemental as winners of the 2014 Zumtobel Group . With a goal to promote innovations for sustainability and humanity in the built environment, the represent three categories: Applied Innovations, Buildings and Urban Developments & Initiatives. This year’s winners were selected from 15 nominees, shortlisted from a competitive pool of 356 submissions. 

The winning projects are marked by their innovative and ground-breaking character: “The voting to find the number one project was very close in all three categories, because in each case we were able to choose from among a large number of heterogeneous projects of high quality,” Described Maas. “One key criterion for the jury this year was the innovation factor, both in a technical sense and with a view to planning and participation processes as well as ecological and social challenges.”

See the winning projects, after the break.

Rheinfelden Office Building / Nissen & Wentzlaff Architekten

© Ruedi Walti

Architects: Nissen & Wentzlaff Architekten
Location: Schönenbergerstraße 10, 79618 ,
Client: Energiedienst Rheinfelden AG
Area: 8250.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Ruedi Walti

Stadthaus M1 / Barkow Leibinger

© Zooey Braun

Architects: Barkow Leibinger
Location: , Germany
Architect In Charge: Frank Barkow, Regine Leibinger
Design Team: Lukas Weder (project manager), Jonathan Kleinhample, Hiroki Nakamura, Ulrich von Türckheim, Woonghee Cho
Area: 6668.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Zooey Braun , Ina Reinecke

Office Building 200 / Nissen & Wentzlaff Architekten

© Ruedi Walti

Architects: Nissen & Wentzlaff Architekten
Location: Grenzach, 79639 ,
Area: 6500.0 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Ruedi Walti

Great Ape House / Hascher Jehle Architektur

© Svenja Bockhop

Architects: Hascher Jehle Architektur
Location: Stuttgart,
Design Team: Johannes Raible, Moritz Müller-Werther
Area: 3154.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Svenja Bockhop, Hugo Jehle

Gemeinde / Stefan Forster Architekten

© Lisa Farkas

Architects: Stefan Forster Architekten
Location: Hafenstraße 5, 60327 Frankfurt,
Area: 2880.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Lisa Farkas

EuroShop 2014 Stand / D’art Design Gruppe

© Lukas Palik

Architects: D’art Design Gruppe
Location: Apotheke an der Messe, Stockumer Kirchstraße 7, 40474 Düsseldorf,
Fair Construction: Projektpilot GmbH, VISAGE Messe- und Ausstellungsbau GmbH
Area: 247.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Lukas Palik

Formstelle / Format Elf Architekten

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Architects: Format Elf Architekten
Location: Töging am Inn,
Photographs: Courtesy of Format Elf Architekten, Bettina Kirmeier

“Seoul: Towards a Meta-City” Exhibition Opens in Berlin

Courtesy of ANCB

On Thursday, the Aedes Network Campus Berlin (ANCB) Metropolitan Laboratory hosted a symposium to mark the opening of the  ”: Towards a New City,” in collaboration with the City of Seoul. The city has identified three key objectives to help them strike a balance between restoration and change when moving forward with future development: revival of history, restoration of nature, and renewal of people’s lives. Seven projects that reflect these goals are on display at the exhibition. For more details, continue reading after the break.

Lanserhof Tegernsee / Ingenhoven Architects

/ Photos: H.G. Esch, Hennef

Architects: Ingenhoven Architects
Location: Marienstein, 83666 Waakirchen,
Area: 21000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: H.G. Esch