Each of the thirteen stadium projects designed by gmp is as unique as the city in which it was built. "Rev(f)erences" is the title of this artistically designed overview in coffee table format in which photographer Marcus Bredt presents the international sports buildings in the context of their surroundings.
Publisher Edition Baumeister, Callwey
On 17 May 1997, Henning Voscherau, First Mayor of the City of Hamburg, announced at the select Übersee Club, that a large part of the port area between Kehrwiederspitze and Elbbrücken would be re-classified and re-modelled to create an inner city extension, a new urban quarter with workplaces, leisure facilities, shopping, and apartments – and establish what has been named the new "HafenCity".
Publishers Dölling und Galitz Verlag
In October 2016, Volkwin Marg, one of the best known and most successful architects in Germany, has celebrated his 80th birthday. For this occasion he has given eleven interviews on subjects that have significantly affected his work and life – with friends and colleagues, but also with people whose acquaintance he only made on that occasion and whose work he is interested in.
Thumbs up? Thumbs down? Architectural criticism has never kept things as simple as that. As with any good criticism, it is less the critic's final evaluation or judgment of taste that is of interest, but rather his well-founded justification.
Forty years ago, the Hamburg architect, Volkwin Marg, bought the decommissioned Danish freight sailing ship, the "Activ". A fan of historic ship-building, Volkwin Marg took several years to restore the timber vessel, which had been launched from the Ring Andersen shipyard in Svendborg, Denmark, in 1951.
Publishers Delius Klasing
With the large number of socially relevant buildings all over the world, the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have contributed to the identity and appearance of many urban environments of different scales.
Publishers Edition DETAIL
A new culture park has been created in recent years in the Chinese harbor city of Tianjin. The Tianjin Grand Theater occupies a key position on this site, entering into a dialog with its architectural surroundings. The circular form of the roof construction relates to that of the Natural History Museum there in such a way that it creates a connection between the earthbound museum and the seemingly floating theater building.
Publishers jovis Verlag
The Berlin State Ballet School is unique in Germany, because it combines a general school education with professional training. For the restructuring of the school and the new building, a design was required that takes into account the flow of movement between the dance school and the school, as well as the dynamic movement of dancing itself.
Publishers jovis Verlag