Category: Allgemein

New regulation for the visit of Elbphilharmonie Plaza

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie Plaza

New regulation for the visit of Elbphilharmonie Plaza: from September 1, 2018 only certified guides and their groups are allowed to visit the Plaza. Of course, some guides from a-tour have already passed the examination with flying colours and received the certificate.

The Fontenay

The Fontany

The new luxury hotel “The Fontenay”, located directly on the Outer Alster, opened its doors in mid-March for the first hotel guests. The five-star superior hotel designed by Störmer Murphy and Partners has been built over the past four years on the site of the former InterContinental Hotel, a unique site on the banks of the Hamburg Außenalster.

The Elbtower – a unique high-rise

The Elbtower

The Hamburg Elbtower will be a powerful culmination to HafenCity development and at the same time a curtain-raiser for the entrée to inner-city Hamburg. Following the design by David Chipperfield Architects, SIGNA Prime Selection AG will implement the project. The construction could get under way 2021, with opening in 2025 or 2026.

Plans for new suburb Grasbrook in Hamburg announced


Plans for a new Grasbrook suburb, opposite the eastern HafenCity, were announced in HafenCity University. The suburb will form a bridge to the Elbe islands and make the district of Veddel more inclusive. The plans foresee 6.000 apartments, 16.000 workplaces, shopping facilities, primary schools and nurseries.

Architectural tour program 2017

Best of Brazil

Our new Architectural tour program 2017 has just been released. This year we offer trips to Valencia, Calpe and Benidorm as well as “best of Brasil”.

Elbphilharmonie Plaza

The Elbphilharmonie Plaza proving tourist magnet in first four months – 1 million mark broken 111 days after opening.

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

The opening ceremonies of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg took place. It´s not just a site for music; it is a full-fledged residential and cultural complex.

52 Places to Go in 2017

52 Places to Go in 2017

we are trilled that Hamburg was just published in The New York Times “52 Places to Go in 2017”
as a haven for architecture and design.

Hamburg Innovation Port

MVRDV have won a competition to design the masterplan of the Hamburg Innovation Port, a new 70.000 square meter waterfront development that will add to the high-tech hub of Channel Hamburg. The plan for the mixed-use development uses a fusion of existing port typologies and dynamic architectural interventions to create a network of buildings containing hotels, laboratories, research facilities, offices for start-ups and a conference center.