Elisabeth-Schwarzhaupt-Platz

The design of a modern, urban plaza is a homage to the former Stettiner Bahnhof. The plan makes references to quotes about the history of the place.   “But every now and then it was also Arendsee or Heiligendamm and it went off there from Stettiner Bahnhof. It is, I think, since that time that …

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Alter Markt

“Der alte Markt” – the old market – is located in the historical center of Köpenick which is listed for preservation; it covers the area between the central library and the local museum. The pavement of the square consists of granite and basalt stripes, transforming the historical paving materials into a modern image. New gleditsias …

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Helsingforser Platz

The starting point for the redesign of Helsingforser Platz is the southern Finnish landscape around Helsinki. The characteristic islands surrounding the city are made up of weathered stone and a sparse covering of trees. At the centre of the spatial mise-en-scène are modelled islands (of vegetation) created out of coarse greywacke gravel and single boulders. …

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Multigenerational Playground

Originally built in the 1970s, Spektepark is a space for social encounter, for breaking down social and cultural barriers, and for neighbourly communication – as well as being a park for the 21st century. In light of changing patterns of leisure behaviour and greater demands for usage, Spektepark has been revitalised as a park of …

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