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22/11/2016
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Book presentation „GeheimProjekt HafenCity“

On 17th November, the latest publication by Volkwin Marg with the original title “Geheimprojekt HafenCity oder Wie erfindet man einen neuen Stadtteil?” (“HafenCity – secret project or how to invent a new city quarter”) has been presented to public.

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07/11/2016
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Founders of gmp awarded Baukulturpreis 2016 by the BDA

The founding partners of the architects practice von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), Meinhard von Gerkan and Volkwin Marg, have been honored with the 2016 Baukultur prize for their life’s work in architecture.

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03/11/2016
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Topping-out ceremony for German House in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The official topping-out ceremony for German House in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam took place on 1st November. The high-rise office block reflects its future function of representing the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City with its succinct architectural pattern language, in which the focus is on transparency and structure.

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25/10/2016
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Impressions of the exhibition launch “Volkwin Marg: The World of an Architect”

On 21 October, the exhibition “Volkwin Marg: The World of an Architect” was ceremonially opened at the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin. The exhibition highlights the life’s work of the founding partner of the architectural practice, von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp).

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14/10/2016
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Volkwin Marg: Anniversary exhibition on the occasion of his 80th birthday

On the occasion of the 80th birthday of the architect Volkwin Marg, the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin is staging an anniversary exhibition. From 22 October to 1 December, this multi-faceted presentation will tell the story of one of the founders of the architects’ practice, von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp). A ceremony to open the exhibition will take place on 21 October 2016.

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07/10/2016
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80th birthday of Architect Volkwin Marg

Volkwin Marg was born in Königsberg on 15 October 1936 as the third of five children. He grew up in Danzig, where his father was pastor at the famous Church of Saint Mary. Towards the end of the Second World War the family fled to Thuringia and, in 1949, moved to Grabow in Mecklenburg. There Marg went to school until he passed his final high-school examination at the Goethe high school in Ludwigslust.

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06/10/2016
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50 years of architectural criticism – Publication of “The Art of the Right Distance” presented by gmp

The architects’ practice, gmp, is exhibiting its latest book documentation entitled The Art of the Right Distance. Architectural criticism mirrored in the work of the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners at Architekturgalerie in Munich.

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22/09/2016
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“The art of the right distance” Architectural criticism mirrored in the work of gmp

The exhibition “The art of the right distance” opens in the Architekturgalerie on 29 September. It traces half a century of architectural criticism, using a selection of buildings by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) as examples.

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15/09/2016
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aac Workshop “Altona Nord: Designs for Hamburg’s New Traffic Hub”

From 14 September to 7 October the Academy for Architectural Culture (aac) presents the workshop “Altona Nord: Designs for Hamburg’s New Traffic Hub” at Campus Rainvilleterrasse in Hamburg. Three public lectures by renowned visiting professors complement the program, which is looking for holistic strategies for a main-line station of the 21st century.

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08/07/2016
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gmp designs the Axel Springer area in Hamburg’s inner city

The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been commissioned to design offices, commercial units and apartments in an existing and a new building on the former Axel Springer area in Hamburg. With a gross floor area of 54,000 square meters, the planned “Springer Quartier” is one of the most ambitious building projects in Hamburg’s inner city.

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01/07/2016
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Topping-out ceremony at the new building for Kunsthalle Mannheim

Following the foundation stone laying ceremony in March 2015, the next stage has now been reached: the topping-out ceremony for Kunsthalle Mannheim took place today, on 1 July. The construction of the currently largest museum project in Germany was assigned to gmp Architects after the practice had emerged from the international competition in 2012 as one of the three leading contestants.

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27/06/2016
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Foundation Stone Laid for the New vip.com Headquarters

On June 23rd, the foundation stone was laid for the new headquarters of the vip.com online group in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. Stephan Schütz attended the ceremony as the partner representinggmp, von Gerkan, Marg und Partners Architects. At the beginning of the year, gmp won the international competition for the project and was subsequently commissioned to begin construction.

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20/06/2016
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Expansion of the Stadio Druso in Bolzano, Italy

The trend toward dedicated soccer stadiums is also finding acceptance in smaller, previously multifunctional venues. As in the larger arenas, stands bordering directly on the playing field – without a gap formed by a track – create a tighter atmosphere even on a smaller scale and, with today’s demand for differentiated spaces, also represent considerable economic benefits for operators.

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13/06/2016
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gmp and KCAP, with Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl, win competition in Shanghai Pudong

The design of the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) and KCAP Architects & Planners, in cooperation with landscape architects Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl, was awarded first prize in the competition for Zhangjiang Science and Technology City in Shanghai.

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26/05/2016
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The aac at the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice

At this year’s Architecture Biennale, the aac will be represented on three occasions. As a young, internationally focused educational establishment for architectural students and graduates, based in Hamburg, the Academy will present itself at the Palazzo Rossini with its history, its mission and its curriculum.

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23/05/2016
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First section of new exhibition center in Tehran opened on 3 May 2016

With the opening of the 29th International Book Fair, the Iranian President Rohani and Tehran’s Mayor Ghalibaf marked the opening of the new exhibition center in Tehran, the Share Aftab, which is being built to a design by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners.

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20/05/2016
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gmp Architects win competition for the Urban Concert Hall in Chengdu, China

The design by gmp, Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners for the Urban Concert Hall in the Chinese metropolis of Chengdu won out over the competing entries by Jean Nouvel (Paris), Zaha Hadid (London), Nikken Sekkei (Japan) and Aedas (London).

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19/05/2016
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“Bund Soho” high-rise ensemble is “China’s Best Tall Building Overall” in 2016

The prestigious prize by the “China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings” and the “Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat” was awarded in Shanghai on 13 May. Stephan Rewolle, Associated Partner at gmp, was on site to receive the “CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Award”

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06/04/2016
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gmp appointed for the Yangpu Eurocampus in Shanghai

A new campus for the German and French schools is being created in the Yangpu district of Shanghai to plans by gmp Architects. The two independent school buildings share public and communal areas at the future Eurocampus. At the heart of the school complex, a piazza provides space for German and French students to meet.

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18/03/2016
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gmp wins competition for Nanjing Financial City II

The architects practice gmp has won the competition for Nanjing Financial City II and has been commissioned to produce the master plan and the design for the first development stage. The design for the large-scale financial center is based on intricate detail and references to Nanjing’s historic city structure.

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08/03/2016
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CITAB-CTBUH selects Bund SOHO as one of the four best high-rise buildings in China

More than half a century after the last new building at the Bund, Shanghai’s historic promenade along the Huangpu River, the famous row of bank and commercial buildings from colonial times has been rounded off with a new architectural highlight.

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05/02/2016
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Wuzhen Medical Park was built

In Wuzhen, which is located one hundred kilometers to the south-west of Shanghai in the midst of one of China’s oldest cultivated areas, a rehabilitation clinic with the character of a hotel was built to a design by gmp, Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners.

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27/01/2016
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Extension and conversion of the Hôpital du Valais at Sion/Sitten, Switzerland

The 1st prize in the competition for the extension and conversion of the Swiss Hôpital du Valais at Sion goes to gmp Architects and Ferrari Architects. The extension building adds its additional space at a suitable distance from the existing building.

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17/12/2015
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Topping-out ceremony at the Brauhausberg, Potsdam

Half a year after the foundation stone laying ceremony for the new sports and leisure pool complex, „am Brauhausberg“, the topping-out ceremony for the project – which is currently being built to a design by architects von Gerkan, Marg und Partners (gmp) – will take place on 18 December.

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14/12/2015
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Exhibition Presskit "Lines of thought"

On Thursday, 26 November 2015, the "Lines of thought“ exhibition will open at St. Peter’s Church in Riga. The exhibition will run until 31 January 2016, and shows architectural designs by Meinhard von Gerkan created during the last 50 years.

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11/12/2015
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Conversion and refurbishment of Ludwigspark Stadium, Saarbrücken

The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (Aachen) have been commissioned with the conversion and refurbishment of Ludwigspark Stadium in Saarbrücken. Conspicuous membrane roofs and a linking circulation level create a cohesive ensemble, which integrates the place’s landmarks to form a unique identity.

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25/11/2015
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New company headquarters for energy corporation CNPEC in Shenzhen

New headquarters for the 4,000 employees of CNPEC, the power corporation, are being built in Shenzhen to plans by gmp Architects – von Gerkan, Marg and Partners.

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12/11/2015
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Martin Luther School at Rimbach opens in new splendor

The architects, von Gerkan, Marg and Partners, have completed the extension and conversion of Martin Luther School at Rimbach in 2015.

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03/11/2015
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Completion of Dayuan International Center

At the beginning of 2015, the Dayuan International Center was completed in the western Chinese business metropolis Chengdu to plans by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners.

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30/10/2015
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IAKS All Time Award for the Berlin Olympic Stadium

On 27 October the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) awarded an All Time Award for the Berlin Olympic Stadium at Koelnmesse’s Congress Centre North.

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Fang Xiaoshi
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