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  • The Gyula Trebitsch school at Hamburg will be extended and the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been commissioned to build the extended replacement building to their designs. This was the result of the design commission negotiated under VOF (German procedure for commissioning freelance services) following the competition win. The new building for […]


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  • Will Alsop’s RIBA award-winning Blizard Building completed in 2005 has been such a huge success that the Queen Mary University commissioned aLL to design an extension to the building. The Blizard Building was developed with channeled information from detailed client consultation workshops and resulted in a transparent box which reveals the university research inside. Huge […]


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The fourth extension of the German National Library in Leipzig is bold and unconventional. According to the architect, Gabriele Glöckler: “The concept ‘envelope– cover – contents’ translates the function of the building into architecture. “Function creates form”, is the architect’s motto. “The contents are protected by a compact cover around the repository area. A lighter […]


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The stadiums built by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa received the IOC/IAKS Award on 26 October 2011. In the context of the international Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities (FSB), the International Olympic Committee and […]


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The Hamburger Hof complex presents itself today as a terrain genuinely grown and constantly re-combined by means of residential and commercial buildings over the last 200 years. First documented in 1828, the front building was complemented over and over by additions on the courtyard side, establishing both small trade businesses as well as places of […]


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The first challenge in this project was the rescue of a deteriorated building, with very poor design and construction specifications, from the mid 80s. A priority was to restore the structure failures in order to incorporate the areas needed by the company. The building had a total of 1,300 sq m constructed and Sumit AM […]


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