Category: Hamburg

Elbtower in HafenCity: development plan approved

Elbtower HafenCity

Elbtower in HafenCity: development plan approved. After three hours, the commission approved the development plan for Germany’s third tallest building. The 245-meter office and hotel tower is to be the finishing touch to HafenCity.

Parks and open spaces in Hamburg

parks and open spaces Hamburg

New parks and open spaces for winter walks in Hamburg. Given the pandemic situation, parks and public spaces have become essential places of refuge. We present some of these new open spaces in Hamburg.

Free virtual tours by Guiding Architects

Virtual architectural tours by Guiding Architects

From January 29 to February 12 2021, Guiding Architects is once again offering a series of free virtual architectural tours. We take you to Copenhagen, Paris and Rotterdam and present urban strategies around sustainability.

BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020

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Shortly before Christmas, the best Hamburg buildings were awarded the prestigious BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize and the BDA / Hamburger Abendblatt Public Architecture Prize 2020! With these two awards, the BDA Hamburg wants to honor and highlight exemplary buildings that have been created in Hamburg in the past two years and set quality standards in contemporary architecture.

New building for HafenCity Hamburg GmbH

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH is building a new office building in the Am Sandtorpark/Grasbrook neighborhood as a zero-emissions building in order to optimally position itself for its growing urban development tasks and the associated increase in personnel and space requirements in the future.

Moringa: Cradle-to-cradle inspired living in HafenCity


Moringa: Germany’s first high-rise residential building based on the Cradle 2 Cradle principle is being built in the Elbbrücken quarter of HafenCity. With green areas on and around the building and by using smaller quantities of building materials and a sophisticated recycling concept, it sets new standards.

Ground-breaking ceremony for new elementary school Am Baakenhafen

The ground-breaking ceremony for the new elementary school Am Baakenhafen just took place. Schulbau Hamburg is building a new elementary school in HafenCity, which is directly adjacent to a daycare center for children with an educational and family center.

Free virtual tours from Guiding Architects

Guiding Architects

From October 13 to 16, Guiding Architects is offering a series of free virtual tours to highlights of modern architecture in Barcelona, Berlin, Budapest and Turin, moderated by members of the network.