Westhafen Event and Convention Center
Freelance Services Contract Award Procedure / General planning
The former warehouse for general cargo boasts extraordinary facilities. In order to preserve it sustainably, it had to be given new purposes. The fully air-conditioned event unit for up to 1,500 people was implemented in the existing building while respecting the high-quality building fabric.
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Residence of the German ambassador in Gaborone
Restricted competition / General planning
Botswana is a hot and very dry country. The residence was planned in consideration of the existing tree population that even predated the first development. The building employs structural measures for shading, ventilation and cooling. It’s equipped with a photovoltaic system, which significantly supports the air conditioning system for both cooling and heating.
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Warehouse 1 for BEHALA
Restricted architectural competition / General planning
The conversion of the warehouse to an office building for Berliner Hafen- und Lagerhausgesellschaft mbH ensures the adequate and sustainable use of the heritage building. The project showcases the historical building’s design and functional potential.
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Competition German Embassy in Rabat
Contract award procedure for general planners
The two-story building, housing both the residence and the chancellery, is developed as a communicative core around a central courtyard. The courtyard connects the adjacent representation and conference areas, while exceptionally expanding the spatial potential. The ventilated facade draws on traditional construction forms and converts them to a “passive technical” solution for current technology, security and design requirements.
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