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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.

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The Federal State of Berlin commissioned HOCHTIEF LLBB GmbH with the construction and operation of a new laboratory building including administration areas for the Berlin-Brandenburg State Laboratory (LLBB). The design for the new building with a gross floor area of just over 22,800 square metres was originated by kister scheithauer gross.

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The CG Gruppe AG together with the City of Cologne selected the winners of the architectural competition for two out of eleven construction sites of the COLOGNEO I project in Cologne-Mülheim. In the end, the design by kister scheithauer gross came third. 

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The state-owned company Sächsisches Immobilien- und Baumanagement (SIB), Branch Leipzig I, plans the construction of a Justice Centre in Leipzig. kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner (ksg) were awarded the contract for the building planning.

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Our office is closed from the 18th december 2015 till the 4th january 2016. We wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year!

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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.

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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.

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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.