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.
The competition for the planned office complex “Lightywood” in the heart of the castle island in the Harburg Binnenhafen has been decided. From the architectural competition with seven architectural offices for two construction areas, the working group Common Agency + Heine Architekten and GMP Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner emerged as the winners.
On the former Kolbenschmidt site in Hamburg Altona-Ottensen, the Kolbenhöfe will be developed until 2022/2023 with a mix of residential, commercial and craft areas.
Herzog & de Meuron with Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten win the urban planning competition for the new Grasbrook district
A competition with Europe-wide participation was to call for the greatest possible potential in architectural quality for the extension of the Hamburg University of Fine Arts.
Werner Sobek, who is known for so-called engineering architecture, designs the canopy for Dock 10 and thus the largest covered floating dock in Europe.
The new NDR building will be realized by gmp architects. The new construction became necessary because a high-rise building had to be closed at short notice in November 2018 following asbestos findings.
London architects Caruso St John have won the competition to construct the new Gruner and Jahr publishing house headquarters on Lohsepark
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.