Competitions

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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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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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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29th July 2013 ksg awarded 1st prize: Sewage Treatment Plant in Cologne

In a semi-open competition, the client, Stadtentwässerungsbetriebe (StEB) Köln, aimed to find architects who would design the new laboratory building for the sewage institute. The brief demanded “high-quality architecture with a sophisticated design”. The concept by ksg prevailed.

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15th July ksg builds DLR in Köln-Porz

The design by kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner GmbH (ksg) proposes a central building, which as a solitary structure extends into the surrounding space as a star-shape. Start of construction is summer 2014, the completion is planned for Juliy 2016.

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12th July Gerling Quarter: in conversation with Johannes Kister

"The architecture radiates elegance, style and a modern classical attitude of details. Buildings like this one can be located in Paris or Milan because they express a sophisticated urbanity" Johannes Kister says about the Gerling Quarter in Cologne.

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28th June 2013 Living at Klagesmarkt: 2. prize for ksg

Inner-city housing space and an enhanced urban development were the objectives of ‘Gesellschaft für Bauen und Wohnen Hannover mbH’ when initiating the invited, single-phase structural engineering competition. The prize winners for the eight plots have now been determined. The design by ksg was awarded a 2nd prize.

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29th June 2013 ksg participating in the Day of Architecture

For the 18th time, the Saxony Chamber of Architects participates in the German-wide “Day of Architecture”. kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner will also participate and do open the office premises as well as a currently completed project, “Haus 3” in Leipzig.

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29th May 2013 "Stars in Stone"

"The new synagogue in Ulm impresses with its plainness", professional magazine STEIN states in a 6-page article on the synagogue. The focus is on the material quality with the lime sandstone façade taking centre stage.

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24th May 2013 DBZ 05|2013: Susanne Gross on the synagogue

“As if fallen from the sky, children on the rooftop” headlines the interview, which has been published in the current DBZ issue. In this dialogue, Susanne Gross explains who competing cultic and urban planning requirements can be reconciled.

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6th May 2013 Bahnstraße: 2nd prize awarded to ksg

Two 2nd prizes awarded the jury for the multi-phase project "Rodenkirchen-Bahnstraße" in Cologne. One of them went to kister scheithauer gross architekten und stadtplaner (ksg) together with club L 94 Landschaftsarchitekten.

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