News & Views


Pioneers of modern timber construction – 230,000 m² timber & timber hybrid buildings

Incredible 120,000 m² amounts the floor area of our realised timber and timber hybrid constructions. All our currently ongoing timber projects reach more than 110.000 m² floor area. For the TUM Campus in the Olympiapark alone, the largest timber construction site in Europe, we use 5.200 m³ of wood! Ever since our founding, we have been […] (...)
Prix | 30.04.2021

Award: Design Educates Award 2021

We are very excited that the Dornbirn City Library has won the Design Educates Award 2021 in the category “Solarlux Choice”! The Design Educates Awards recognize, showcase, and promote globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate. DEAwards reach beyond the regular architecture contest priorities, it searches for something that […] (...)

Rank 9 in the Competitionline Ranking 2020

And again we made it into the Top 10! We are very happy about this joint success of our teams in Bregenz, Vienna, Munich and Paris! The competitionline ranking is the only ranking of architects in the German-speaking world that is based exclusively on competition results. Once a year, the competitionline editorial team evaluates all […] (...)

Won: 2 competitions for French school projects

Exciting news from our Paris office: we have won two important competitions for French school buildings! The first project, the Lycée Tani Malandi on the small island of Mayotte off the south-east coast of Africa, presents us with special challenges. Because building a school in Mayotte means dealing with many questions on several levels in […] (...)

Views: Patrick Stremler about "The Real Social Network"

Our world is perceptibly changing. Climate and mobility change, housing crisis, inequality, segregation, anonymity, digitisation, biodiversity loss and pandemic: The importance of urban health awakens our longing for cities with a better quality of life and a more human scale. Design can play a huge role in tackling these challenges, but how do we imagine […] (...)
Prix | 20.10.2020

Gagné : Prix d'architecture de Bretagne pour le Collège à Lamballe

Notre Collège Simone Veil a reçu le PAEB – Prix Architecture Espaces de Bretagne 2020 dans la catégorie “Apprendre” ! Le bâtiment scolaire de Lamballe, en Bretagne, réalisé en collaboration avec le bureau d’architecture français Colas Durand, est notre deuxième projet après le Collège Jean Monnet de Broons à recevoir ce prix très convoité. Nous […] (...)

Views: Dominik Philipp about our new digital working world

The speed of current events forced us to react within a few hours. Our teams have developed a very high level of initiative in this area, which has enabled the rapid change to mobile home-office work. This personal responsibility of each individual in our office was the driving force that significantly accelerated the dismantling and […] (...)

L’interview « Confiné.e.s » d’Anne Mochel, directrice d’agence Paris, pour ‘A’A‘

Face au confinement imposé à tous pour contrer la propagation du virus Covid-19, nombre d’architectes ont dû adapter leur pratique et leur méthode de travail à ce nouveau rythme de vie. La série « Confiné.e.s » leur donne la parole, en interrogeant leur vision de la situation — mais aussi leurs recommandations culturelles. Lisez ici […] (...)