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The current issue of “ksg inside” is dedicated to the transformation process of the Gerling Quartier. From the competition to the master planning with all its requirements and coordination efforts between monument preservation office, the city and fellow architects. Now published by ksg!

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The new building of the Fraunhofer Center for High Temperature Materials and Design HTL, which belongs to the Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg, is used for the development of high-temperature materials for energy, propulsion and heat technology as well as aerospace technology. The two-storey building complex with an exceptional ceramic façade was implemented by kister scheithauer gross.

Competitions

The University of Freiburg implements a new building for the Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology. After winning the VOF procedure with an angular typology and tectonic architectural vocabulary, ksg have started planning the first construction stage.

Competitions

The jury of the architectural design competition referred to the design by ksg as “architecturally strong building“. The planned commercial building for the Pasinger Marienplatz in Munich with the “distinct, innovative façade design” was awarded third place.

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“Oscars of the property world” – the winners of this year’s FIABCI Prix d´Excellence Germany have been determined: Gold in the Housing category goes to COLÓN im PARK LINNÉ in Cologne.

Competitions

ksg was awarded 3rd place in the competition for the new community centre of the Catholic Congregation of St. Matthäus in Düsseldorf-Garath.

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The Fraunhofer Institute für Physical Measurement Techniques IPM will get a new main building at the campus of the Technical Faculty in Freiburg. The planning for the currently largest Fraunhofer building project in Baden-Württemberg already started in 2012.

Completion

The building complex on Soldmannstraße in Greifswald, which was so far used as a children’s hospital, is a coherent ensemble, which was classified as a monument. Geschäftsbereich Hochschul- und Klinikbau des Betriebs für Bau und Liegenschaften Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (BBL M-V) is responsible for the entire building project and converts the buildings for a future utilisation by the Institute for Botany and Landscape Ecology as well as the Institute for Zoology at Ernst Moritz Arndt University.

Competitions

“Cautiously extending the existing complex” was the task set by the City of Cologne for the extension building of the Hildegard-von-Bingen Gymnasium in the negotiated procedure, which was won by ksg. Part of the services was an impromptu design. Completion is scheduled for 2020.

Competitions

After a successful VOF procedure, ksg were awarded the commission for the construction of the new Building 272. In the scope of the overall refurbishment of the Chemical Institutes, preparations for the demolition and new construction shall be commenced in spring 2016.

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After ksg already implemented the first construction phase of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in 2001, the architects were commissioned with the construction of the 4-storey extension building in 2013. The festive ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the institute building took place on 19 May 2015.

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Structural works for one of the largest housing projects in the Lehel District have been completed. On 23 April, the topping-out ceremony was celebrated on Oettingenstraße. Until 2016, 105 new condominiums will be completed here. The façade design was developed by ksg.

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ksg was awarded the commission in the VOF procedure. The planning phase for the LZM Lehrzentrum Maschinenbau of Darmstadt University of Technology is now in full swing. The monolithic building will be constructed with a fair-faced concrete façade.

Completion

How a 1980s practice can be converted into modern premises is illustrated by the interior design department of ksg with the concept for the Cardiology Practice in Düsseldorf, which was implemented during ongoing operations.

Competitions

The Wintergartenareal office building is situated in a prominent location in the Leipzig city centre and in close vicinity to the main station. Furthermore, it is only a few metres from a high-rise tower block dating from the early 1970s. The adjoining development consists of listed residential and commercial buildings from the Gründerzeit period.

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"Transformation – Bestandsgebäude neu genutzt" (Transformation – re-use of existing buildings) was the theme of Forum A4 on 22 January 2015 at the BAU trade fair in Munich. The audience listened to an exciting lecture on the "Architectural Art of Transformation” by Prof. Johannes Kister!

Competitions

After the design by ksg was awarded one of two first prizes in summer 2014, the office revised the original concept. These effort was worthwhile: Prof. Susanne Gross and her team can now rejoice over the 1st prize and the implementation.

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The English-language in-flight and business magazine Discover Germany presents the top ten architects in Germany in its latest issue. One of them is ksg.

Completion

kister scheithauer gross architekten describes the multi-storey car park for RWTH Aachen University as “peculiar with an out of focus depth”. The building does not correspond to conventional associations with the appearance of a car park.