July 1, 2021

Stadthaus Mannheim

Bernd Schmutz has been invited to join Prof. Alexander Bartscher’s interim review at TU Kaiserslautern as a guest critic. The studio elaborated new ideas for transforming Carlfried Mutschler’s Stadthaus in Mannheim.

June 11, 2021

Flux Order

Bernd Schmutz has been invited by Studio Kawahara Krause as a guest critic at Universität Kassel to review the students projects on ‘Flux Order’, applied at a new building for the threshold to Hamburg’s city centre.

June 9, 2021

Gut Garkau

We are pleased for having been appointed to carry out restoration works on the buildings of the listed farm by Hugo Häring, built 1925 as one of the key works by the architect. The office will also convert the former mansion with new housing and develop a masterplan to outline pontentials for new modes of living on the countryside.

May 25, 2021

Biennale Venice

We are delighted to be part of Bovenouw’s Belgian pavilion for this year’s architecture Biennale in Venice. The office contributed with a model photograph of a fictional city, to complement the large-scale model landscape installed throughout the pavilion. The exhibition titled ‘Composite Presence’ has been curated by ‘Bovenbouw‘ with Vlaams Architectuurinstituut. A catalogue has been published on the occasion of the exhibition including our contribution. Foto: Filip Dujardin.

February 19, 2021

Think of it as a farm

Following the unit’s theme of ‘Think of it as a farm’ Bernd Schmutz has been invited to join the crit of Unit 2 at Cambridge University, led by Rod Heyes, Prisca Thielmann and Lorenzo de Chiffre with new proposals for ‘agritecture’ on a vacant industrial site in Norfolk.