Grasbrook – the new district will play a central role in Hamburg’s urban development for the coming decades. It will continue the development of the inner-city HafenCity, especially the eastern part, and thus create a leap of inner-city qualities to the southern side of the Elbe.
kadawittfeldarchitektur will realize the first high-rise residential building based on the Cradle 2 Cradle principle in HafenCity.
The opening of the first building of the Hamburg Innovation Port by MVRDV took place. They won the competition for the development of the Hanse City’s southern high-tech hub in 2016.
The amazing Bunker St. Pauli, right in the heart of the city of Hamburg, will extend over five storeys in the shape of a pyramid.
From 19 to 24 August, the Hamburg Deichtorhallen will be turned into a design workshop for the future of the Magistrale, the international Bauforum 2019.
The Guiding Architects meeting in Andalucía was a great success. It was hosted by Blanca, our Guiding Architects Member in Andalucía. The last year has been very successful for all members with more than 3.000 tours and almost 36.000 participants.
Last Saturday the weather in Hamburg was at its best. With some clients we start to discovering the Elbphilharmonie an icon of contemporary architecture.
For the season start of the new guiding season the annual guiding architects meeting took place on the last weekend in February. This year it was organized by our member GA Budapest. 2017 was a very successful year for our network with over 3.000 tours and almost 36.000 participants.
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.
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.