Category: HafenCity

Grasbrook – the new district

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.

One day in Hamburg: discovering Elbphilharmonie

discovering Elbphilharmonie

Last Saturday the weather in Hamburg was at its best. With some clients we start to discovering the Elbphilharmonie an icon of contemporary architecture.

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.

Elbphilharmonie unveils 2017/2018 programme

Elbphilharmonie unveils 2017/2018 programme. Over 600 concerts, 20 leading orchestras and many global soloists feature in Elphilharmonie’s new concert season



Another milestone towards an extraordinary acoustic is achieved: the 6,000 square metre – and worldwide unique – wall and ceiling membrane in the Great Hall of the Elbphilharmonie is finished. In addition to room geometry and materials, the so-called “Weisse Haut” is responsible for the perfect distribution of sound in the concert hall.
The vineyard principle in the grand hall creates a special closeness between audience and artists. A maximum distance of 30 metres between the conductor and the audience in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg will bring music closer than in any other concert hall worldwide.

Campus Tower


Delugan Meissl has won the competition for the so-called Campus Tower in the eastern part of Hamburg`s HafenCity. The office buildings, which consist of one block and one tower structure, will be used for a wide range of purposes. On the ground floor, a so-called ‘Showcase for Ideas’ will be created, which will be a platform for start-up businesses and entrepreneurs. Large windows will ensure a working space with plenty of light. There will be a bar with an outside terrace on the 15th floor, over 50 metres high.



Southern Überseequartier is to get a new architectural appearance. Together with international and German firms of architects, Unibail-Rodamco developed new architectural designs 2015 for all 11 buildings in the neighborhood in cooperation with HafenCity Hamburg GmbH and Hamburg’s Ministry of Urban Development and Housing.

GUtech Oman


Today with students of the German University of Technology Oman (GUtech) at HafenCity.