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The Baakenhafen District will be implemented along both sides of the longest harbour basin in the HafenCity as an urban and inviting location at the waterfront, an attractive residential area with a maritime character. In the implementation competition for the project "CreativeBlocks" ksg were awarded 1st prize for their design on site 82b.

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Franz-Josef Höing, head of Cologne’s building department, called the design concept by kister scheithauer gross (ksg) for the extension of the Hahnentorburg “courageous, infatuating and contemporary”.

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“10 years of ksg in Leipzig“ – since 2007 our team in Leipzig has been successfully cooperating, planning and implementing a large number of project all over Germany; from the Sophienpalais in Hamburg to Fraunhofer Institutes in Bayreuth and Freiburg. A perfect occasion to dedicate the current issue of “ksg inside” to this anniversary and present some of the completed buildings.

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In the eastern part of the centrally located HafenCity, the “Am Lohsepark” District is currently being developed. ksg realize the HolidayInn Hotel with 265 rooms. Today the cornerstone ceremony was celebrated.

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According to the newspaper “Stuttgarter Zeitung”, the expert committee already expressed critical words regarding several building projects in its first session. One member of the new design council is Johannes Kister.

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After the construction of the new mikvah and the restructuring of the synagogue in the 1st and 2nd construction phase, the Jewish Community Bayreuth planned the construction of a Jewish education and cultural centre on Münzgasse in Bayreuth. In the procurement procedure kister scheithauer gross successfully asserted themselves.

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The client has the request to develop a façade concept with a “new architectural expression”. ksg designed a façade which characteristic style draws on the building tradition with its tectonics.

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Are the built structures those that will stay? Has everything that is important been built? Do we know all the issues that are relevant for design? Will the few things that have been successful remain? In 30 years of designing, most results have not achieved success and only few projects remain unforgotten in one’s memory; this projects we collected in or new »ksg unknown - unforgettable«!

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Administration, catering facilities, services, and surgeries on the lower floors, penthouse apartments at the top – kister scheithauer gross plan a mixed-use building comprising commercial and residential units for jenawohnen GmbH. Based on the schedule, first tenants will move into the prominent building with a metal outer skin at the end of 2018.

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The University of Cologne is given a window towards the city: The extension building by ksg for the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo) makes reference to the existing building by Riphahn, while simultaneously opening up towards the city. The first milestone was celebrated with the topping out ceremony on 30 August. Completion is scheduled for spring 2018.

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The finalists of the des World Architecture Festivals and the associated award have been determined. Among them is the Gerling Quarter Cologne! In November 2016 we will know if the project is able to stand the test of the super jury.

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In November 2015, the starting pistol was fired for the construction of “clouth.drei”. Last Friday, the traditional topping out ceremony was celebrated.

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After a construction period of only 18 months, the new Technologie- und Gründerzentrum TGZ Würzburg (technology and start-up centre) was inaugurated as one of the first buildings on the “Campus Hubland Nord” in March 2016.

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The Special Prize by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) for sustainable steel architecture is in 2016 awarded to kister scheithauer gross for the transformation of the Gerling Tower in Cologne.

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Those travelling to Venice to see the Biennale this year should definitely pay a visit to Palazzo Mora, where large-format photographs of the Double Church in Freiburg and the New Synagogue in Ulm, photographed by Yohan Zerdoun, are exhibited.

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"Architecture of the City” is the theme of this year’s conference by the Institute of Civic Art, TU Dortmund. This time, façades in Lübeck, Hamburg, Leipzig, Düsseldorf, Munich, Berlin, and Frankfurt are presented and discussed. One of the participants is Johannes Kister.

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In the competition for the construction of a new institute building for physics at the Garching University and Research Campus, which had been initiated by the Free State of Bavaria, ksg together with plandrei Landschaftsarchitektur was awarded a recognition.

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The jury praised the idea of ksg for the new WIMAT and TD/RZ buildings at Aschaffenburg University submitted to the restricted competition as “a design concept with a high quality of staying and an almost homely ambience”.

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In the course of a negotiated procedure, kister scheithauer gross in a work group with Meyer Architekten, was awarded the contract for the expansion of the institute and the refurbishment of the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME in Schmallenberg. Construction works shall start at the end of 2017, completion is scheduled for 2021.

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The “Nord-Süd” urban railway in Cologne not only improves Cologne’s inner-city flow of traffic but also features new architecture. In order to give every stop an unmistakable appearance, the planning of the station structures was awarded to different architects. The Severinstraße Station opened in December 2015 was implemented by kister scheithauer gross architekten.