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Mercedes Benz at the Spree in Berlin


One of the first commercial buildings surrounding the O2 arena at the Spree river bank in Berlin; light by Kardorff Ingenieure Berlin.

Speicher 7 in Mannheim


Big and small lampsARTEMIDE delivered for the projekt Speicher 7 in Mannheim . Planned by the office SCHMUCKER und PARTNER.

More pictures you can findhere.

berlin city west downtown


West Berlin is getting a face – lift in the recent years. More and more the buildings from the 60s/70s are renovated or replaced.

Tchoban Foundation – Museum For Architectural Drawing

Tchoban Foundation, Museum fuer Architekturzeichnung

A small and stylish museum in the middle of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin. Architecture by SPEECH, Sergei Tchoban, Sergei Kuznetsov.
Light by Kardorff Ingenieure Berlin.

More pictures you can find soon here.

Alexander Parkside


Close to the Berlin Alexanderplatz opened this year the Alexander Parkside; a project of STRAUSS & CO. Development GmbH, Berlin. Architecture by Collignon Architekten, Berlin.
3 hotels and a lot of apartments for all the berlin visitors.

Platten Land

Groß Klein, Rostock

My view on the suburbs changes when I take pictures of hundreds of settlements in eastern germany for a real estate company. Unbelievable for me until now, how many of these housings exist – and how many people live there.

Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin

Akademie des Jüdischen Museums Berlin

The former flower market hall of Berlin combined with the architecture of Daniel Libeskind – a pleasure for the senses. Directly opposite the “old” museum.

Opening will be in 2013.

IFA 2012 in Berlin

The Telekom hall was an oasis for the senses, compared to the rest of the IFA. Touch things, discover the new gadgets, listen to music – in a quiet atmosphere.

realized by q – bus Mediatektur GmbH from Berlin.

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Town Hall in Neunburg vorm Wald

Stadthalle in Neunburg vorm Wald

Quite a crowd was on the feets in the evening around the new town hall. Curious couples, children on bikes and guests of the new pizzeria in town. Well accepted modern architecture in the rural Oberpfalz.
Architektur by RKW Architektur + Städtebau from Düsseldorf.

Inner court of a residential building in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg

Innenhofgestaltung durch KuBuS FreiraumplanungThe chairs are made of concrete; even if they look like toys in that perspective. Planned by KuBuS Freiraumplanung in Berlin, Kreuzberg.

Jakob-Kaiser-House of the Deutschen Bundestag

Jakob - Kaiser - Haus, Deutscher BundestagThree fronts of the Jakob-Kaiser-House of the Deutschen Bundestag. Quite a big series of the building complex around the Dorotheenstraße in Berlin-Mitte.
Ten years ago I was engaged by the architects, to cover the brand new buildings. Now the pictures are for the archives of the Deutschen Bundestag.

Sanierung Vosspalais

Vosspalais in Berlin – Mitte

Destruction to create new space. The traces of yearlong usage by a DDR authority have to be removed. Whats left is the carcass of a former palace. A project of the Copro Gruppe.

Kaufhaus SEVENS

Sevens on the Kö, Düsseldorf

This street is known for luxury and elegance – even the shopping mall Sevens on the Königsalle in Düsseldorff. Under these plant – like lamps of Kardorff Ingenieure Lichtplanung you can drink the perfect espresso.

Diskothek Sound in Dillingen/Saar

Discothek Sound in Dillingen

The sound was really good! Carsten Feil designed in the middle of a small town named Dillingen in the Saarland a new, not so small, discothek.

Lichthof West of the Humboldt University Berlin, Unter den Linden

The lights of Konzept Licht remember me of big letter parts. By the way they work as sound absorber – and make some beautiful light.