Light Industry Business Park – Hanau, Heideaecker

Business Park / New Construction

On the almost 7ha site of the former Ruetgers timber plant in Hanau, Bright Industrial Investment is developing a Light Industry Business Park with three halls and an area of about 30,000m².

Schamel Horseradish – Baiersdorf

Construction Administrative Building / Architect Selection Procedure

Schamel aims to rebuild their existing administrative office, quality management and social areas in Baiersdorf, expanding them by a new building.

Light Industry Business Park – Nuremberg

Design Competition – First Prize

Located on the grounds of a former printing plant, the construction of two new buildings with about 14,000m² of total usable area is in the planning. To the left and right of the existing building, versatile rental space is being created. Possible use includes logistics, laboratories, warehouses, production, assembly or offices.

Staub & Co. – Silbermann – Nuremberg

New Construction of a Filling Plant, a Picking Hall and Refurbishment of Existing Facades
The expansion of the Nuremberg site into a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, picking hall and centre for processing and trading chemical products includes the construction of a new filling line for chemical liquids, as well as a facade refurbishment of the existing buildings.

Businesscenter H5 – Erlangen

Office Building with Gastronomy / New Construction

Based on the conceptual idea created by djb architekten, the project was taken over in HOAI Phase 2 and developed into an innovative office building. The business center has three standard stories, a penthouse story and a parking garage. The primary structure of the façade is created by vertical aluminum panels which alternate in a logical rhythm with floor-to-ceiling glazing.

Sparkasse Neu-Ulm

New Construction / Planning Appraisal

Goal of the conceptual design is to create a building that serves as a bridge head on an island. The structure and public space should communicate with one another to bring into being generous open public areas. The urban space should be expanded by the new construction, with the structure applied as a space-creating element.

ActiveKid – Mannheim

Day Care Center / Design Competition: Second Prize, Special Award

Children enter a research station which allows them to explore the world through a broad spectrum of different subjects and in a wide variety of ways. They become members of a research team.

Residential Complex Sieboldstrasse – Erlangen

Design Competition

The new complex of buildings opposite of the Himbeerpalast constitutes the frontmost building at the Axis of Sciences. The comb-like structure subdivides the interior into four compartments with semi-public character. An organically formed path serves as the connection, going through various “stations”.

nova:med – Hoechstadt

Structural Restoration of a former Printing Company

As part of a structural restoration, the former Dennhardt printing plant building is being transformed into a modern office and storage building. The façade consists of plain aluminium sheets in two contrasting basic colours. The portal-like, accentuated entrance leads visitors upstairs through a representative staircase.

AKEMI – Nuremberg

Laboratory and Conference Building / Construction and Vertical Extension

At Akemi’s current manufacturing location in Nuremburg, the internationally active corporation intends the construction of a new lab and conference building. Part of the new building is the extension of an existing building by two floors.

Riffelmacher & Weinberger – Roth

Construction of a High-Bay Warehouse with Final Assembly Building, Conference Rooms and Display Space / Architect Selection Procedure – First Prize

With the construction of a high-bay warehouse for Riffelmacher & Weinberger, the existing corporate buildings will not only receive much-needed storage space for production goods, but at the same time restructure and optimize the flow of materials within the entire complex.

Kolb & Soergel – Fuerth

Warehouse and Office / New Construction

A newly constructed warehouse and office building replaces the headquarters of a wholesaler of motor vehicle parts and accessories which was destroyed by fire.
Over an area of 5,250 m², a 10.90 m-high building will be constructed. It will contain high-bay rack storage, a modular shelf storage system and an administrative office level.

SIG 220 Businesspark – Nuremberg

New Construction

With the creation of a new logistics hall and an entry area with offices in front of the building, the development of the area between Sigmundstraße and the Südwesttangente continues.

Em-eukal Dr.C.Soldan – Nuremberg

Office and Factory / Architectural Competition

Through construction of a new central building, a production factory in Adelsdorf and an administrative office in Nuremberg should be combined. Goals of the consolidation were to reduce travel between the two locations, create a modern office building and implement the IFS (International Food Standard) within the production area.

K58 – Frankfurt a.M.

Residential and Retail Building / New Construction

The new structure, located at the intersection of the Kaiserstraße and Elbestraße in the area around the main train station, is created by the renovation of a former department store building and the addition of an upper floor. The exaggerated shape of the building’s corner reflects the historical bay of the building across the street.

Schleifweg Office Park – Nuremberg

Office Park / New Construction

The planning focuses on the development of the last large and contiguous open space on the Schleifweg. The tripartite office complex with a surface area of 42.00 m x 14.00 m and 42.00 m x 20.00 m offers office space in various sizes and forms.

Pillenstein Car Dealership – Fuerth

Auto Sales and Workshop Building / New Construction

The new construction adds a prestigious customer and workshop center to the current location of the Pillenstein car dealership. In front of the building is a display area for 180 automobiles. The two-story structure features a metal façade of white- and silver-colored metal cassettes, which create a portal-like frame around the extensive glazing of the façade.

Eurolub – Eching near Munich

Office and Logistics Building / New Construction

New construction of a logistics center with adjoining office space was the logical consequence of an analysis performed by a continuously growing industrial enterprise in the mineral oil processing sector. The new construction allows an optimization of material flow, significantly expands storage capacity and reorganizes the decentralized office functions, improving their efficiency and giving them a new and more prestigious location.

House 21 Construction Field C – Herzogenaurach

Residential Building / Investor Selection Procedure

The competition entry for an investor selection procedure at the Herzobase development area facilitates three additional construction sites. Each of which will have multistorey apartment buildings adhering to the KfW55 standard. The edifices are distinguishable by their clear design and recurring design elements.

Construction of a Residential Complex – Fuerth, Unterfarrnbach

Concept Study

At the peaceful outskirts of Unterfarrnbach, the construction of a multi-family residential complex with approximately 46 units is in the planning. The apartment buildings consist of two floors and an attic, canopied with a saddle roof. All units have balconies, terraces or roof terraces. Unique to the project is the connection to a watercourse south of the buildings.

Herzo:home – Herzogenaurach

Construction of a Residential Building

The project is the outcome of an investor’s competition which called for the planning of an ambitious multi-family dwelling. The three-story structural cube is topped by a recessed upper level with large penthouse apartments and roof terraces. The building also contains an underground parking garage. All apartments feature large balconies or a private garden.

Explorers‘ Castle – Hof

Construction of a four-group day care centre

A four-group day care centre is to be constructed in Hof, situated on the plot of a former police station.
All areas are barrier-free. The façade stands out through an interplay of plaster and wood panelling.

Concert Hall – Nuremberg Symphony, Nuremberg

General renovation / rebuilding

The building ensemble of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, located in the south wing of the Congress Hall, was originally conceived as a temporary arrangement. With time, however, it has developed into a culturally important institution and therefore will be expanded and its technology updated.

Kolb’s Pretzels – Production Building with Café

New Construction

Kolb’s Pretzels, a company with a long-established family tradition, has combined multiple production sites into a new spacious production building, which already takes into account the requirements for future expansion.

Deutscher Hof / Opernpalais – Nürnberg

Major Renovation / New Construction

Built in 1912, this building is, from an art historical point of view, one of the most important in Nuremberg. As part of a core refurbishment of the structure, which was originally used as a hotel and has stood empty for 10 years, the historical substance will be carefully restored.

Koenigstrasse 76 – Nuremberg

Monument Renovation

In close vicinity to the State Museum for Art and Design in Nuremberg, the upper floors of the heritage protected property will be fully refurbished. The building, located right at Klarissenplatz, will obtain apartments and modern office space. This includes a new, handicapped accessible elevator as well as a roof terrace with views over Nuremberg’s historic centre. The penthouse will also receive a studio skylight.

Nibelungen Carrée – Regensburg

Investor Selection Process

The planning concept focuses on the development of varied usage characteristics within a common building structure. Despite the individual appearance of the various structures, there exists an overarching design concept which allows five very different areas to be interlinked and complement each other. This includes a conversion of the existing property to include the creation of educational space and workshops, concert and event areas and an expanded gastronomic offering. The new construction should house a hotel as well as additional space for restaurants and retail.

Production Hall, Wind Power Stations, Rexroth Bosch Group

New Construction

As part of a world-wide network, a new facility for the production of components for wind power stations will be built in Nuremberg. The production encompasses the mechanical fabrication of drive components, their assembly and subsequent testing of the drive mechanism.

Semikron – Nuremberg

Expansion

As part of the expansion of its production location in the Sigmundstraße, a new warehouse and production hall with attached office space will be created. The façade design carries over crucial elements of the design motif of the first construction phase of 2010. The administrative building rests on a base story, which not only finishes off the hall structure to the west, but also shows its distinctive face to the nearby Südwesttangente highway.

Logistics Center Meinhart Kabel Germany – Höchstadt a.d. Aisch

New Construction / Architect Selection Process / 1st Prize / General Planning

The new construction of this logistics center should make the supply of the German market with products sold by the Austrian company Meinhart Kabel more efficient.

Medical Center Mögeldorf – MÄZ, Nuremberg

New Construction

A new four-story building in the Ostendstraße will close a gap in the tight urban ensemble at the center of Mögeldorf (Am Mogeldorfer Plärrer). The new construction picks up both the height and the roof line of neighboring buildings and thereby completes the urban landscape of the Mögeldorfer Plärrer.

Campus Nuremberg East – Nuremberg

New Construction of a Business and Medic Centre

The new six-story building in Erlenstegen provides closure in the urban landscape of a business area on the Äußere Sulzbacher Straße, one of the major arteries in the east of Nuremberg. The two-story, structured façade is defined by light and dark areas created with natural stone, plaster and glass.

Design Competition – Kohlenweg Residential Park, WBG Ilmenau

Architectural Competition / 1st Prize

The two buildings have an exterior dimension of 20 x 20 meters. The top floor is designed as a penthouse. The basement floor contains a parking garage with 10 spaces, several storage rooms, a utility room and an additional entryway with space for bicycle and stroller storage.

Raiffeisenbank Seebachgrund eG – Hessdorf

New building

The architectural concept focuses on so-called volume meanders which interweave three-dimensionally. The closed elements of the façades contrast nicely with the large glass elements. This combination forms a sculpture with spectacular compositions inside.

Multi Generation Housing Area with Daycare center, Nuremberg – Neubleiche

New Construction

The idea of a multi-generational house was newly interpreted in this project. Single parents and seniors are living together in a building with an integrated day nursery, kindergarten and after-school center, which will encourage many types of social contact between the inhabitants.

Day Nursery / Day Care Center CJD, Nuremberg

New Construction

The new facility in Zerzabelshof houses a three-group kindergarten and a two-group day nursery. The educational concept focuses on bilingual early education and the support of gifted children.

Day Care Center Johann-Krieger-Str.

New Construction

Located on a site full of large trees, a two-story six-unit day care center has been built in the Johann-Krieger-Straße in the south of Nuremberg. A two-story foyer welcomes children and visitors.

HVD Private Elementary School, Fürth

New Construction

An existing day-care center will be expanded with the construction of an elementary school with four classes and a four-group after-school center at the same location, creating a facility offering seamless care from the nursery through the end of elementary school.

Office and Business Center, Bahnhofstraße, Nuremberg

New Construction

The six-story and 90-m long structure lies parallel to the Bahnhofstraße. To the south, the site borders on the platform level of the train station. It is therefore one story shorter on that side. The longitudinal axis of the building rests on a base zone which has an open glass façade, housing a bistro, retail shops, the entrance lobby and special areas such as a staff cafeteria and meeting rooms.

Headquarters Mister * Lady

Competition / 2nd Prize

In the four-story three-section plan, a core area is located in the center of the building. The office space, which surrounds the core area in a ring form, could be realized without using supporting pillars or walls, offering the maximum flexibility in space allocation. The core zone has openings in several places, allowing a variety of views and lines of sight between the two façades.

Abidat Office Building

New Construction / Preliminary Design

In the business park Melli-Bese-Str. in Fürth, the construction of a modern new office building is planned for a prominent corner location direct on the Vacherstraße. The four-story structure has an additional penthouse level with a roof terrace.

Office- and Retail Building, Nuremberg

Conceptual Study

The five-story structure is part of planned urban development on the south side of the Bahnhofstraße, which will complete an important link between the main train station and Lake Wöhrd. In a prominent location, the building complex forms a bridge between the level of the Bahnhofstraße and the four-meter-higher area along the passenger rail tracks. The street level is served by retail shops; a parking garage is located under the track level.

Office Complex – Nuremberg

New Construction

The new five-story office building on the former “Milchhof” area on the Wöhrder Lake closes one of the last open building spaces in this prime location between the new Mercedes dealership and the new V+R Bank property. The two-story base of the building on the Kressengartenstraße is set back to allow an extended line of sight to the neighbouring building from the point of view of a pedestrian or automobile driver. The new construction should meet the requirements of the “DGNB-Zertifikat Gold”, the highest seal of quality for sustainable construction in the German market.

Assembly Hall with Central Administration, Schwäbisch Hall

This assembly hall for the production of packing machines is created for an international firm in Baden-Württemberg. A large administration building with conference rooms and individual offices for customers is integrated into the building ensemble. The assembly hall contains two large bays with large-span crane-ways and can be expanded when required.

ETA – Altdorf

Logistics and Administrative Building / Planning Appraisal

The planning appraisal conducted on behalf of ETA examines the expandability of existing logistics sites. The draft finds ways to connect existing and new parts of the building while improving the flow of goods. In addition to a fully automated high-bay warehouse, the proposal integrates a new commissioning area, offices and conference rooms.

Startup Center Höchstadt

The ensemble consists of a multi-story officeblock. The building is designed to offer office space for start ups in different sizes. The steel construction is based on a modular grid. Black horizontally-hung plain sheet bands and silver-colored profiled sheet is broken by brightly-colored vertical façade bands. The impressive entrance hall is two-stored and features an open gallery. An ample terrace is located on the roof as well as a fully equiped conference center.

KiTa Eibach / Lutheran Kindergarten

An enlargement of the Lutheran Kindergarten not only created space for an additional Kindergarten group and day-care nursery, but also an after-school center. By adding an entire new story, the scope of rooms was also expanded, with the addition of an atelier, a PC-laboratory, new toilet facilities and a multi-purpose room. A new elevator guarantees barrier-free access. The space concept has re-ordered the rooms around a new “center”, which serves not only as a multi-functional zone for events and circulation space, but also as a parent-child contact area and for food service.

Residential Lofts – Steinstraße, Nuremberg – Johannis

In the attractive Johannis District, a high-quality residential building is planned for the last open area on the site of the former Bavarian Metalware Factory. The residential units are generously laid out and have south-facing loggias, balconies or roof terraces. The room design concept is based on fluid transitions between individual living areas.

Apartment and Office Building – Nuremberg

The construction of a new apartment house in the Flaschenhofstraße will not only close an unsightly urban space, but also create a residential building with appealing and individually designed layouts. Two city apartments – all featuring balconies, loggias or terraces – are located in each of the upper stories. A penthouse apartment is located in the uppermost floor.

Student residence, Nuremberg

In a central location in the city center, an unfilled urban space between two multi-story buildings will be filled with a new building for students. The concepts provides student groups with each of two up to four units. The first floor will contain a large commons room with kitchen, living and recreation space.

Church Community Center – Nuremberg, Eibach

New building design

In this suburb in southwest Nuremberg, a new Lutheran Church Community Center will be built on a parcel lined with old trees and located between the gothic Lutheran church and a more modern parish office. It will combine the currently scattered locations of congregation, family and youth activities into one single facility.

CitiLine Office and Commercial Building – Nuremberg

New Construction

The “CitiLine” will be a highly-flexible and multifunctional office and commercial building at a central location in the Äußeren Bayreuther Street. The heterogeneous environment requires a self-confident solitary building, which can hold its own in a mixture of buildings from seven different decades.

F-Lumen³ – Office Building, Nuremberg

Planning advice

This building is situated on a main road in the eastern part of Nuremberg. The building's striking design is intended to serve as advertising media for the future owner. The basic concept is the three-dimensional interplay between two components through the use of horizontal and vertical glass surfaces.

Pillenstein Parking Facility, Fürth

Study

The parking facility of this automobile dealership is located on a wedge-shaped plot next to a commuter rail station at the border of the cities of Nuremberg and Fürth. It offers parking spaces for 100 vehicles on three levels. At the head of the building, which is clad in glossy silver sheet metal, is a two-story semicircular glass cylinder. It is designed as an exhibit and event area for the newest Think Blue electrical models of the VW family.

Office and Production Hall – Robert Bosch GmbH

New Construction

With a total area of 9,252 m² and a volume of 104,000 m³, a three-story office and conference building and adjacent production center were created for Robert Bosch GmbH in Crailsheim. At this location, the company produces pharmaceutical packaging machines for international export. The production and assembly hall therefore has its own bonded warehouse.

Multifunctional Building

Architecture & Space Allocation Plan / New Construction

The multitude of varied functions that will take place in the building produces a differentiated façade, which makes the inner life of the facility obvious to an outside observer. In addition to office and conference areas, the building houses workshop, warehouse and service space. The office area can be flexibly apportioned and can be adapted to meet particular room requirements.

Erba Site, Bamberg

Competition / Construction Concept

Parallel rows set perpendicular to the Regnitz River use as much of the construction site as possible. Each floor contains, on average, 5 to 6 living units of various sizes. Access to the apartments takes place in the middle of the buildings in a multi-story atrium, which contains an elevator, stairs and bridge-like connectors to the apartments.

Office Westpark, Nuremberg

The solitary structure is located in the middle of a park-like setting. The design creates a synthesis between the building and the landscape. The cube picks up the surrounding light and sensory impressions of the green scenery, staggered ribbon glazing follows a playful rhythm of movement and perspective. The center of the structure is marked by a full-story atrium which is surrounded by galleries on all sides.

Leistritz Working Space – Nuremberg

Redesign of Reception Area and Human Resources

As a pilot project at the company’s headquarters in Nuremberg, the reception area and adjoining human resources department were fundamentally redesigned. The goal was to renew and architecturally uplift this mechanical engineering global player through extensive reconstruction of these key areas, create attractive room and functional concepts for employees and visitors and to emphasize the success and technical orientation of this traditional company to the outside world.

Community Center Scheinfeld

The city of Scheinfeld plans to build a new community center. It should permit flexible usage for a variety of events. In addition to lectures, school examinations, theater performances and events such as dances and parties, it should also be possible to show films, display exhibitions and celebrate a youth church service. The room concept also includes a kitchen for external catering, a bistro and bar, a separate space with play equipment and an office and storage room.

Central Customer Service Center Berlin Kreuzberg

New construction of 30 outlets

The new Profectis subsidiary in Berlin is situated in the historic Mendelsohn Building in Kreuzberg. The ground floor will contain Profectis's customer service center for the whole of Berlin, associated workshops, a central warehouse and administration. 
The long glass façade emphasizes the transparency of the new corporate design. This effect is underlined by an extraordinary lighting design.