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Metamorphosis at Alter Wall 2-32 / gmp

© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt+ 9

Hamburg, Germany
  • Architects: gmp
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Grossmarkt Theatre Pavilion / Carmody Groarke

© Johan Dehlin© Johan Dehlin© Johan Dehlin© Johan Dehlin+ 12

  • Architects: Carmody Groarke
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1078
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Freshfields Office Building / caspar.

© Stefan Schilling© Stefan Schilling© Stefan Schilling© Stefan Schilling+ 16

  • Architects: caspar.
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  16300
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2009
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: batimet

Belvedere Pavilion / Kawahara Krause Architects

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KPTN Warehouse Reconversion / blauraum Architekten

© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt+ 15

Hotel The Fontenay / Störmer Murphy and Partners

© Rainer Taepper© Rainer Taepper© Rainer Taepper© Rainer Taepper+ 22

Hamburg, Germany

Hanhoopsfeld School Campus / AllesWirdGut

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© tschinkersten Fotografie

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Niederhafen River Promenade / Zaha Hadid Architects

© Piet Niemann© Piet Niemann© Piet Niemann© Piet Niemann+ 21

Townhouse Palmaille 98 / Walter Gebhardt | Architekt

© Jochen Stüber
© Jochen Stüber

© Jochen Stüber© Jochen Stüber© Jochen Stüber© Jochen Stüber+ 26

The World's Most Liveable Cities in 2019

For ten consecutive years, Vienna ranks first in the Mercer survey on cities with the best quality of life in the world. In this edition to the global ranking, eight Western European cities join the top ten, even when "trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate", as Mercer points out in its report.

Elbbrücken Underground Station / gmp

© Marcus Bredt
© Marcus Bredt

© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt© Marcus Bredt+ 12

  • Architects: gmp
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3750
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018

Caruso St John’s Ceramic Proposal Wins Hamburg Publishing Headquarters Competition

Caruso St John has won an international competition for a new headquarters for German publishing giant Gruner + Jahr in Hamburg. The winning scheme, chosen over RIBA Gold Medal winners O’Donnell + Tuomey, and Berlin-based ROBERTNUEN Architekten, features “striking green-enameled ceramic struts and three partially covered interior courtyards.”

The 60,000-square-meter scheme will be located in the Lohsepark area of the city, where it will form part of the HafenCity ensemble of office, commercial, and residential buildings.

C.F. Møller's Green-Centric Proposal Wins Competition for New Train Station in Hamburg

Acting both as a “visionary landmark and an urban catalyst,” C.F. Møller Architects’ proposal for a new train station development in Altona, Hamburg, emphasizes the significance of green space within the city’s urban fabric. The project will have several uses, ranging from cafes, restaurants, and shops to offices and fitness centers. Its unique undulating roof landscape “embodies a collective and progressive vision of reinforcing Hamburg’s green credentials.”

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ADEPT and KARRES + BRANDS Wins Contest to Design One of Germany's Largest Masterplans

ADEPT and KARRES + BRANDS have won the international competition to design Oberbillwerder, a new masterplan district in the city of Hamburg. Offering around a million square meters of housing, business, shopping, public buildings, and recreational activities, the Oberbillwerder plan is the largest single development plan in Germany since Hafencity, which contains around 1.7 million square meters of new space (including the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie) and is also currently being completed in Hamburg.

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Townhouses Finkenau / Tchoban Voss Architekten

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Hamburg, Germany

David Chipperfield Architects Selected to Design Tallest Tower in Hamburg

Courtesy of David Chipperfield Architects
Courtesy of David Chipperfield Architects

David Chipperfield Architects has won a competition to design the Elbtower, a 230-meter tall building in Hamburg that will be the city's tallest. Located on the eastern edge of the Hafencity, the sculptural building has a strong presence on the riverfront, forming a counterpoint to Herzog & de Meuron's Elbphilharmonie to the West. The building hosts office space in the tower, over a podium containing a bar, hotel, restaurant, retail and exhibition areas.

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Störmer Murphy and Partners Will Design Germany’s First Wooden High-Rise

Germany’s first wooden high-rise, the “Wildspitze,” is being designed by Störmer Murphy and Partners. At 18 stories and 64 meters high, this residential tower will be one of Europe’s largest urban development projects.

Located in Elbbrücken, a peninsula neighborhood within Hamburg's HafenCity, Wildspitze will add 189 residential units on its riverside site. Each apartment will feature a loggia behind a double glass facade.

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos Reveal Design of the New Montblanc Museum in Hamburg

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos has revealed the design of Montblanc Haus, a new museum, visitor center and event space in Hamburg, Germany dedicated to the "art of writing" and the finely-detailed craftsmanship of Montblanc products. The
Spanish firm was selected as the winner of an international competition ahead of top teams including Snohetta (Norway), John Pawson (UK), wHY (USA) and Noé Duchaufour (France).

At the announcement, Hamburg Mayor Olaf Scholz and Montblanc CEO Nicolas Baretzki unveiled the design of the 39,395-square-foot (3,660-square-meter) project for the first time, presenting it as a new architectural icon for the city. Estimated to cost 20 million euros, the museum will tell the story of Montblanc through the company's iconic writing utensils and products.