Day of architecture 2019


Some of osd’s projects will be shown at the day of architecture 2019 on June 29 and 30: the canteen at the Pestalozzischule in Raunheim (Hesse), the old city hall / new art gallery in Ingelheim, the station Münsterplatz in Mainz (both Rhineland-Palatinate) and the Hamburg Heights in Hamburg.


To the website of the “day of architecture”

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Houston we have a problem


From June 7th to June 30th an extensive collection of a variety of projects, named "Houston, we have a problem", is exhibited at the DAZ in Berlin. The exhibition was developed, because of an initiative of the DAZ, the BDA and the magazin „der architekt“. Exhibited is, inter alia, the Kallmorgen Tower (Height 2), the former IBM-high-rise-building at the Spiegelinsel in Hamburg (client: Quest Investment Partners, architect: Kunst + Herbert). osd was commissioned with the building physics, the architectural acoustics and the room acoustics.

To the website of DAZ

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At Palmengarten’s construction site


There will be a new greenhouse aggregate which is linked to the flower house and the butterfly house at Frankfurt's Palmengarten. osd was commissioned with the structural design and the façade planning. The project is a cooperation with Kissler + Effgen. Currently, visitors are able to have a look at the steelwork and the façade work.

To Palmengarten’s website

   

Update Stadium in Darmstadt


After SV Darmstadt 98’s last game the grandstand of the Böllenfalltor-Stadium was removed, as the last standing element. Directly after the removal, the first concrete components were mounted. Also the work for the upper level’s foundation has already started.

To the article in FR

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Topping-out ceremony at shooting grounds in South Hesse


The topping-out ceremony for the new shooting grounds at the police headquarters in South Hesse took place on May 9th. The building is scheduled for completion in 2020 and is planned as a place for education and advanced training for about 1.600 officers. osd is commissioned with the structural design. "The new shooting gallery will be equipped with two identically constructed shooting ranges with a length of 25 meters and a width of four shooting ranges.” (press report of LBIH)

To the article in FR

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Positions in Giessen


On May 8th at 6pm, Florian Mähl speaks about how to define a position at the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (THM). The speech is part of the lecture series "positions".

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Integral planning


On April 10th, Klaus Fäth lectures about „Integral planning – from the idea to the completion” as an opening lecture for the bau(sch) & bogen series, presented by the department of architecture at the university in Siegen.

To the website of the department

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Two new sports facilities in Karlsruhe


In cooperation with raum-z Architekten, osd won the first prize within an architectural competition to build two new sports facilities for the school center Südwest in Karlsruhe-Oberreut. All competition entries will be exhibited from 12th to 17th february (1-7pm) at the Schlachthofareal, Alter Schlachthof 1.

To the article by ka-news

   

E+ KITA nominated for NIKE


The e+ Kita at the Vitosareal in Marburg, a cooperation with opus architekten and ee concept, was selected as one of the five Hessian nominations for the nationwide BDA - prize for architecture 2019 “Nike”. osd was commissioned with the structural design. Our project Lichtkirche was nominated in 2016, the Städel Museum won the prize „Nike für Neuerung“ in 2013.

To the website of the BDA Hessen

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Kallmorgen Tower


The Kallmorgen Tower (formerly IBM Hochhaus), which was completed at the end of 2018, received the German Design Award 2019 – Special Mention in the category Excellent Communication Designs / Corporate Identity. Congratulations to QUEST Management and ROOM Communication!

To the website of the Kallmorgen Tower