architecture . landscape . urbanism

Berlin, 2016/2017

In 1969 opened the only amusement park of the DDR, called Kulturpark Plnterwald. After been closed and fenced in 2001, the buildings and rides fell into a nearly 15 year long slumber. A new high-quality concept for the park with touristic-beam on the park and . . .

Timmendorfer Strand, 2017, 2nd prize

The pier vibrates in soft movements, like a wave in the direction of the horizon. Their floating, formal reduced form is built harmoniously by balancing linear stretching and wave movement. The spatial movement of the bridges structure is carried out in multiple dimensions: horizontally, soft . . .

Hannover, Dezember 2015, 1st prize

The seemingly disparate contraries of the carried and the borne, of the served and the operated and of the below and above are no longer separable in the 21st century. In fact they form a symbiotic relationship - at least since Auguste Rodins Brger von . . .

Apolda, 2017

Bell-town and textile town of Apolda

The state garden show in Apolda invites the visitors to walk along three walks through the historic park. The walks within the restored park and their accompanying planting designs thematically revisit the tradition of bell founding and textil design, both . . .

Senden, 2015, 2nd prize

Comprehensive aim of the design concept is the connection of the two historic buildings Schloss Senden and Church St. Laurentius through the existing tree concept, as well as the differentiation of the elongated sections into triangle squares and the park joint as the linked element . . .

Montreux / Schweiz, 2013

The building is an interpretation of the existing geometric shapes of the architectural ensemble of the castle. The the defensive and the rough-edged of the place, in correspondence with the geometric roof scenery of the bazaar, is a model for the contouring of the building. . . .

Rdesheim am Rhein, 2013, mention

The trip with the cable car to the Niederwald monument and the park Osteinschen is the main attraction of the journey from the valley to the top. Sustainable buildings help avoid a segregation of visitors with mobility limitation and help go against the stigma of . . .

Visbek, 2008 bis 2011, nominated for the german landscape architecture prize of 2017

nominated for best private plots 2012

The Oldenburger Mnsterland is characterized as an agricultural region in Lower Saxony, Northern Germany. The aim of the project was to realign the boundaries of the existing estate and embed the historic farmhouse in a generous pleasure ground. At first . . .

Neustadt a.d.Weinstrasse, 2004 - 2014, nominated for the german landscape architecture prize of 2017

German Natural Stone Prize 2013 - category landscape and open space

at the presentation of the DAM Prize in 2013 Peter Cachola Schmal said:
" ... they have created here a new and beautiful public space virtually unmatched anywhere north of the Alps, harmonised through the use . . .

Salzburg, 2012

The roof garden, called Floating Zen in Salzburg, is designed as a fifth facade of the building. The roof garden is consisting of two minimalistic components, which describe and reflect the special architecture of the building. Water acts as a substitute for glass and moss . . .

Perm, 02/2008, finalist

Forestgarden at the Kama For the City of Perm a public and sensual space is emerging at the waterfront of the Kama River. It is intended to be an extensive museum garden for all inhabitants of Perm. Not a park alone and not only a museum . . .

Leipzig, 2012

The monument in Leipzig is a ring. By walking on that ring, one follows the abstracted promenade ring of Leipzig in the year 1989. Like back then, there is no fixed start or end point, its possible to enter the ring movement from all directions. . . .

Knigstein, Januar 2008, Finalist

The new entrance to the exhibition is not a building, its rather only the continuation of the passage into the fortress existing since the year 1589. The new entrance to the exhibition is not a point - its a meandering line which begins at the . . .

Loreleyplateau, 2011

The settlement of the new centre requires in addition to the integration of the spatial volume into the topography also the linking of the flows of visitors, which arrive from different directions and need to be guided towards the new centre. The interaction of these . . .

Helsinki, April 2010

The Helsinki City Planning Department organized in spring 2010 a Townhouse Competition for the island Jtksaari Kruunuvuorenkat, witch is located in the west of downtown Helsinki. The disused port facilities are an important part of the urban development of Helsinki. It should arise dense urban . . .

Kapfenberg, sterreich, Juni 2007

Focussing the mountain range View lines will be drawn between the panorama and the site. The endpoint of the view lines will be fixed on the observable pinnacles oft he sourrounding mountains. Three types of alps can be viewed: low landmark mountains in the foreground of . . .

Bad Nauheim, 2009-2010

In the framework of the state garden show Bad Nauheim it was necessary to connect the two major parks in the city, the Goldsteinpark and the historic Kurpark. The connection was formed by a comprehensive, temporary concept of a planting design. Due to the geographical . . .

Hannover, 2015

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Werra - Meissner - Kreis, 2008 / 2012, 1st prize

The Trust of Fortress Ludwigstein intends to establish an annexe to the castle area in cooperation with the archive of the German Youth Movement, the castle hostel and the youth centre. The extension will offer seminar- and learning facilities. After more than 40.000 hours of young . . .

Salzburg, 2012

The qualities of the place: open landscape, view over the Leopoldkroner swamp in direction back to the city and the view to the Untersberg will be included and strengthened in the urban planning concept. The structural rows are slightly offset and east-west aligned. The residential . . .

Rheinbach, 11/2007, 3rd prize

open farm - the Brde Park - technology, ecology and recreation. The building blocks of the landscape type of Brde are made of linear landscape elements, such as hem lines, field borders, narrow stream ditches, tree rows and field divisions. The Brde Park, a linear, . . .

Linz, sterreich, 06/2007

100 % of surface conquered The structural form will be generated by a mixture of large-area commercial units, offices and housing estates. The form is deduced of complete utilization of the given urban rest area. Only the outline of the site between Wiener Strae, Kremplsrae and . . .

Freyburg, 2011

Reminiscence (lat. reminisci - remember), a description for a echo from the past.

The design refers to the time prior to 1920 - with a churchyard as a simple, green cemetery, that is connected with the rest of the city by a system of radial paths . . .

Kassel, 2011

The conceptual goal is a harmonious natural and spatial integration with the Bergpark on its way to the world heritage. The single-storey structural band represents a modern interpretation of a enclosed, historic courtyard as an economic area of the Bergpark. The Gartenbetriebshof is supposed to . . .

Bergheider See, 2007 - 2010

The conception of the project begins with the view of the landscaped context and the prospective landscape of the Lausitzer Seenland, which can be expected. The history of the region forms the matrix for the high-structural-constructional draft. The conveyor bridge F 60, a technical cultural heritage, . . .

Ostwestfalen-Lippe, 1998 - 2005, 1st prize, ar+d award 2003, good buildings award 2004 BDA

MEDIEVAL PHOENIX - a series of modern interventions in the ruin of a medieval castle give it a new lease of life

Vlotho is a small north-west German town on the Weser, not far from Bielefeld. Its castle, associated with the semi-mythical medieval knight Greifenklau (gripping . . .

Salzburg, sterreich, 09/2006, winning team

identity and diversityThe individual building - developed in a continuous characteristic style - create urban identity and complexity. Living in an urban atmosphere, affected by the interplay of shadow and light and by the interpretable boundaries of public and private, allows a livable and vibrant . . .

Salzburg, sterreich, 06/2006

a Home needs identityThe high-rise buildings from the 60s and the remediation of contaminated sites resulting in a cratered landscape are forming the base on which a new and vital urban district is supposed to be developed over the course of the next several years. . . .

Mittersill, 03 / 2005, 3rd prize

The Tauernrocks in the Museum Park Mittersill

Yesterday, my parents, my sister and I went to the Krimmler waterfalls. But then we something quite beautiful. As we drove out of the town Mittersil, I discovered right at the entrance of the town some wild rocks, that . . .

San Francisco, 2000 - 2009, San Francisco Prize

in cooperation with Christian Werthmann and Transsolar, Matthias Schuler

The incredible blue skies prevail in our minds when we think of San Francisco. However, in the spring, thick, rainy clouds appear in the skies above San Francisco. In the summer, the famous fog comes in every . . .

Yong-In, Korea, 2003, Finalist

The visitor enters the museum through a sensor controlled artificial waterfall. This curtain of water defines the edge to the world of Nam June Paik. Underneath the ground we have created an museum space like a telematic cave which is not hermeticly sealed but constantly . . .

Selm, Mrz 2016

Botzlar castle, the rudiment of a former water castle, is to be preserved and secured in its fragmentary character. The floor-to-archaeological findings, and the rising parts are again set in relation to each other. The main house of the former ensemble is made to be . . .