Cologne

As simple as possible, but not any simpler

Architectural bureau Schilling at Gereonswall - Cologne
The skeleton of the architectural bureau of steel and concrete, split into horizontal and vertical fields of glass and fair-faced concrete,… » read more
29.10.2013
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Coming back to Life

Bunkerlofts Cologne - Köln
A high-rise bunker from WW II has been nearly unused for decades. Now new life has evolved on its roof. In 2008, generous and exclusive… » read more
27.08.2012
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Curved in a Meandering Pattern

Cologne Oval Offices - Cologne
Behind the colorful facades there are nearly 30,000 square meters of office areas to be rented out freely, all featuring high-quality… » read more
21.08.2012
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Some Windows to the Rhine for Microsoft

Rheinau Art Office - Cologne
Individualism and innovation is what Microsoft promise their users worldwide. The new North Rhine-Westphalia headquarters promises the… » read more
22.07.2012
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The Core of Beauty – The opposite of the Bilbao-Effect

Kolumba - Cologne
The huge floor-level windows allow for a glance at the buildings in the neighborhood. It doesnt seem to fit in the profile of the busy… » read more
09.01.2012
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Much ado about a Lord’s House

Centra mosque Cologne - Köln
The opening of the central mosque in Cologne was scheduled for 2012. Construction works are making good progress even without the architect. … » read more
20.12.2011
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Ladies and Gentlemen, we proudly present: the Gerling Ring Block

Gerling Ring Block - Cologne
Architect and Pritzker awardee Norman Foster is doing business on an international level, but is particularly fond of building in Germany… » read more
07.06.2011
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Of the Beauty of Storage Buildings

Seiler Höfe - Cologne
Since 2009, the former storage buildings of Felten&Guilleaume rope manufacturers, are the icing on the cake of revitalizing Schanzenstraße… » read more
02.06.2011
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The Ruffians from the front Benches

Buschfeldstraße school expansion - Cologne
Modern school buildings are supposed to connect a pleasant working atmosphere with attractive architecture. These are the standards … » read more
01.06.2011
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The flying Classroom

Lindenbornstraße school expansion - Cologne
In Lindenbornstraße, a building resting on stilts has been erected, breaking up the strict symmetry through a kink in its layout. To most… » read more
31.05.2011
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