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15th May 2014 PARK LINNÉ Cologne: Laying of the foundation stone for 50 additional apartments

The PARK LINNÉ residential quarter is currently under construction on an approx. 5.3-hectare plot at the former Sidol Factory in Cologne. Since construction works were commenced in autumn 2011, 140 city apartments have already been completed. On 9 May, the laying of the foundation stone for another 50 units was celebrated. ksg implements the urban centre comprising nine city villas as well as the COLÓN residential building.

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Completion

23rd April 2014 ksg completes chemistry lab Aachen

The new ‘Chemiepraktikum’ for the Chemistry Department of RWTH Aachen was officially handed over with the symbolic key delivery on 24 March. ksg implemented the new laboratory areas on behalf of BLB NRW. Since April 1, about 160 students can carry out research and experiments in the new building.

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15th April 2014 New Town Hall in Plaidt: commendation

The Pellenz association of municipalities planned the construction of a new town hall in Plaidt. In the restricted competition, the design by kister scheithauer gross in collaboration with Patricia Merkel, LHVH Architekten as well as stern landschaften from Cologne was awarded a commendation.

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15th April 2014 Wolfsburg Fire Station: 4th prize for ksg

In the restricted competition for the new Fire and Ambulance Station of the City of Wolfsburg, kister scheithauer gross in collaboration with club L94 from Cologne came fourth. The jury assessed the design as “well-organised and worked out in detail”.

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28th May 2014 Eric Mertens at the Egnaton conference in Milan

The European Association for Sustainable Laboratory Technologies (Egnaton) has invited Eric Mertens as a speaker for this year’s conference. The managing director of ksg speaks on the subject of “Rooms for Researchers”. The 4th annual Egnaton conference takes place on 27 and 28 Mai 2014 in Milan.

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4th April 2014 04.04.2014 Ground-breaking ceremony in Aachen - ksg starts NGP² project

Ground-breaking ceremony at the Center for Next Generation Processes and Products (NGP²). ksg implements a new research building for the process engineering department of RWTH Aachen. The client is BLB NRW.

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27th March 2014 Commendation for "Wohnen am Dom in Erfurt"

The jury session for the "Wohnen am Dom in Erfurt" competition took place yesterday. Two prizes and five commendations were awarded. One of the commendations went to the work group of kister scheithauer gross and stern landschaften.

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26th March 2014 Topping-out ceremony at Fraunhofer-Zentrum HTL Bayreuth

 

Subsequent to a preceding VOF procedure, ksg was commissioned with the implementation of the new building at the Bayreuth-Wolfsbach location. On a gross floor area of 5,800 m², effective floor areas of 2,600 m² for laboratories, workshops, furnace hall, areas for product development, chemical storage, evaluation rooms, offices and meeting rooms are provided.

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26th February 2014 Dom-Hotel Köln: 3rd prize for ksg

The competition for the redesign for the roof landscape and the ground floor façade of the Dom-Hotel in Cologne has been decided: as one of eight invited offices, kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner (ksg) was awarded 3rd prize. The jury acknowledged the harmonious and elegant concept.

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20th February 2014 Topping-out ceremony at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University (EMAU) in Greifswald

After a construction period of 9 months, the topping out ceremony at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University (EMAU) in Greifswald was celebrated yesterday. For the BBL, kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner (ksg) implemented a new laboratory building for the Institutes of Zoology and Botany. Completion of the building is scheduled for March 2015.

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15th January 2014 DLR was awarded the DGNB certificate in bronze

The SpaceLIFT research building of the German aerospace Center (DLR) in Bremen is the third laboratory building in Germany to be awarded the DGNB certificate in bronze.

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19th December 2013 Laying of the foundation stone for the new HTL Building, Bayreuth

Fraunhofer-Zentrum für Hochtemperatur-Leichtbau (HTL) belongs to the Institut für Silikatforschung (ISC) in Würzburg and has been based in Bayreuth for several years. Today the laying of the foundation stone was celebrated.

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14th December 2013 Mülheim Workshop successfully concluded

After the successful conclusion of the public workshop procedure, the topics – such as the nine comb-like volumes or the new edges facing the Rhine – are further elaborated. The results shall be presented to the Cologne City Council in February 2014.

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20th December 2013 ksg winter holidays

Our office is closed from the 20th december 2013 till the first january 2014. We wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year!

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17th October 2013 ksg plans Mülheimer Hafen in Cologne

This summer, the municipal urban development committee of the City of Cologne carried out a workshop procedure and commissioned the city administration with its implementation. Ttwo planning teams will work out implementation-oriented development concepts for the location. One of the offices is kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner GmbH.

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28th October 2013 Topping out ceremony in the Gerling Quarter

Almost five years after the Gerling Group moved out, the area is undergoing redevelopment and re-densification as an inner-city residential and commercial quarter according to a master plan developed by kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner (ksg). Today, the client, IMMOFINANZ Group, celebrates the topping out ceremony together with the architectural practice.

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Competitions

Award for “Synagoge am Weinhof”!

The “Synagoge am Weinhof” in Ulm has made kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner one of the 100 award-winners of the German-wide competition “Ausgezeichnete Orte im Land der Ideen 2013/14” (Distinguished Places in the Land of Ideas). For the first time, the competition was carried out under the theme: “Ideen finden Stadt”.

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14th November 2013 Prof. Kister at the ‘Immobilienstandort Köln’

In 2013, the ‘IIR Immobilienstandort Köln’ takes place for the 15th time. The event is a platform for all real estate professionals, who are active in Cologne or want to be. On 14 and 15 November, the participants are offered an overview of new building projects and the development of urban districts and gain access to a top-quality real estate network.

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06.08.2013 ksg constructs Würzburg Technology Park

After winning 1st prize in the VOF-competition for the Technologie- und Gründerzentrum Würzburg (technology park) the work group established by kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner GmbH was now commissioned with the implementation. Start of construction works is scheduled for the end of 2013. Minister of State Martin Zeil will present the official sign at the construction site on 6 September.

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Completion

1st August 2013 ksg completed Tegernseer Landstraße

Having won the 1st prize in the 2010 competition, kister scheithauer gross in collaboration with realgrün Landschaftsarchitekten now completed the commercial building on Tegernseer Landstraße 64 in Munich.

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