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01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

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06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

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06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

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06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

DFZ__Lindenhof_Baustellenbild

06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

04/2021 DFZ erhält den 3. Preis für die Erweiterung der Bucerius Law School
Insgesamt haben 12 Büros am hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerb mit freiraumplanerischem Anteil teilgenommen. Gemeinsam mit dem Atelier Loidl widmete sich DFZ der Aufgabe das bestehenden Gesamtensemble an den Grünanlagen Planten un Blomen um zwei Neubauten zu ergänzen und die Freianlagen neu zu definieren. Zum Projekt

 

04/2021 DFZ erhält den 2. Preis für das Emils Quartier in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld
Die Aufgabe richtete sich an zehn Teilnehmer, die im Zuge eines hochbaulich-freiraumplanerischen Werkstattverfahren Lösungen für ein gemischt-genutztes Stadtquartier entwickelten. Zum Projekt

 

01/2021 Drei Auszeichnungen beim BDA Hamburg Architektur Preis 2020
Bei der BDA Preisverleihung wurden gleich drei Projekte von DFZ ausgezeichnet: Die Wohnbebauung Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b erhielt einen 2. Preis ebenso die Stadthäuser Finkenau. Der Neubau des Opernfundus der Hamburger Staatsoper erhielt eine Würdigung. Anstelle der üblichen Preisverleihung wurde vom BDA ein Preisverleihungsfilm erstellt. Zum Film

 

12/2020 Fertigstellung des Zentrums für Studium und Promotion in Hamburg
Auf dem Universitätscampus in Hamburg-Harburg ist das Zentrum für Studium und Promotion fertiggestellt worden. Der dreigeschossige Baukörper, reagiert mit seiner Kubatur auf die Topographie und den erhaltenswerten Baumbestand. Er bietet den Studierenden neue Arbeitsmöglichkeiten, Promotionsprüfungs- und Seminarbereiche, Büroflächen sowie ein Café im Erdgeschoss. Zum Projekt

 

12/2020 Neue Mitte Altona, Ib 03, Baufeld 1 – Die Bewohner ziehen ein
2016 gewann DFZ das hochbauliche Workshopverfahren für das nördliche, direkt am Park gelegene Baufeld. Nun können die Bewohner ihr neues zu Hause beziehen. Feine Akzentuierungen durch Rücksprünge und geneigte Flächen betonen den ansonsten klar proportionierten und ruhig gestalteten Baukörper. Zum Projekt

 

12/2020 3. Preis beim städtebaulich-hochbaulichen Gutachterverfahren mit fünf Teilnehmern für die Wohnbebauung an der Elbchaussee in Hamburg
DFZ erhält den 3. Preis für seinen Entwurf an der Elbchaussee. Der Entwurf zeigt ein zusammenhängendes Baukörperensemble, dass sich aus einzelnen Bausteinen zusammensetzt und so auf das heterogene Umfeld reagiert. Zum Projekt

 

10/2020 Schulzentrum am Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel an Lehrer und Schüler übergeben
Pünktlich zum neuen Schuljahr haben die 360 Schüler der Oberschule Langwedel den Neubau bezogen. 2014 wurde der Entwurf mit dem ersten Preis ausgezeichnet und lies einen Baukörper mit drei Gebäudeflügeln entstehen, der das weitläufige Schulgelände zoniert. Zum Projekt

 

09/2020 2. Preis im hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerb Verwaltungsneubau Wandsbek in Hamburg
Gemeinsam mit dem Pariser Büro Ferrier Marchetti und G2 Landschaft aus Hamburg wurde für das Büro- und Verwaltungsgebäude auf der „Wandsbeker Zollinsel“ ein nachhaltiges Entwurfskonzept erarbeitet. Zum Projekt

 

09/2020 2. Preis im geladenen, hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerb mit zehn Teilnehmern für das Hotel am Gothaer Platz in Erfurt
Aus einem gemeinsamen Sockel werden drei eigenständige Baukörper entwickelt, die gleichermaßen Zusammengehörigkeit und Individualität vermitteln. Zum Projekt

 

06/2020 2. Preis im nichtoffenen, einphasigen, hochbaulichen Werkstattverfahren Amsinckstraße 45 in Hamburg
Hotel, Büroflächen und Gewerbeeinheiten entstehen am westlichen Rand der City Süd. Der Entwurf sieht einen schlichten und zugleich präsenten Baukörper vor, der einen angemessenen Auftakt in die Innenstadt formuliert. Zum Projekt

 

05/2020 3. Preis im städtebaulich-hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerb mit acht Teilnehmern für das Quartierssporthaus Wilhelmsburg Hamburg
Im Norden des IBA Projektgebietes Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel lässt der Entwurf von DFZ ein zusammenhängendes Quartier mit klar differenzierten Baukörpern entstehen. Zum Projekt

 

04/2020 Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b fertiggestellt
Schon Ende letzten Jahres bezogen die ersten Bewohner ihr neues Zuhause im Pergolenviertel. Nun sind auch die Außenanlagen auf dem Baufeld 2b größtenteils fertiggestellt. Zum Projekt

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Vortrag Peter Dinse
Am 25. Februar geben Peter Dinse und Peter Andres in einem Vortrag zum Thema „Baukunst aus Hamburg“ Einblicke in ihre Arbeiten. Mitte 2019 wurde Peter Dinse zum Mitglied der Baukunst-Sektion der Freien Akademie Hamburg berufen.

 

01/2020 Richtfest auf dem Universitätscampus TU Hamburg-Harburg
Am 23. Januar feierte das Zentrum für Studium und Promotion in Harburg sein Richtfest. Mit dem Neubau entstehen zusätzliche Arbeitsbereiche für die Studierenden der TU Hamburg-Harburg sowie ein Café im Erdgeschoss. Zum Projekt

 

11/2019 1. Preis für das Baufeld 84 HafenCity Hamburg
DFZ Architekten überzeugt beim hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerb mit seinem Entwurf für Townhouses, Loki-Schmidt-Stiftung und sozialem Wohnungsbau am Baakenhafen. Zum Projekt

 

11/2019 Das Gleis 4a feiert Richtfest
Nach drei Jahren Planung und Bauzeit feiert die Baugemeinschaft Gleis 4a freudig das Richtfest für den siebengeschossigen Neubau in der Altona Mitte. Zum Projekt

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
Im Hotel Fraser Suites fand am 06. November die Vorstellung des neuen Jahrbuchs Architektur in Hamburg statt. DFZ ist vertreten mit dem Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin und dem Neubau des Opernfundus der Hamburger Staatsoper.

 

10/2019 1. Preis im hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerb The Fizz Masters Holstenwall mit sieben Teilnehmern
Mit seinem Baukörperensemble stellt der Entwurf von DFZ Bezüge zu den sehr unterschiedlichen Bestandsbebauungen her und übersetzt diese auf zeitgemäße Art und Weise in ein klares Gestaltungskonzept. Zum Projekt

 

09/2019 Ausstellung zur Universitätsgeschichte
Am Dienstag, 24. September, eröffnete die Universität Hamburg nicht nur die neue Dauerausstellung „Geschichten aus 100 Jahren Forschung, Lehre und Bildung“ sondern auch seine neuen Räumlichkeiten. Die ehemaligen Büro- und Abstellflächen im Hauptgebäude wurden von DFZ ausgebaut und neben der Ausstellungsfläche um Sanitäranlagen und eine barrierefreie Erschließung ergänzt. Zum Projekt

 

09/2019 Einweihung der Einfeldturnhalle in Ingolstadt
Am 18. September fand die Schlüsselübergabe für die Einfeldturnhalle des Reuchlin-Gymnasiums in Ingolstadt statt. Mit seiner eloxierten Aluminiumfassade und dem geringen oberirdischen Bauvolumen fügt sich der Neubau zurückhaltend in die pavillonartige, offene Struktur des Schulgeländes „Auf der Schanz“ ein. Zum Projekt

 

09/2019 Büroausflug nach Kopenhagen
Das Team von DFZ hatte vier interessante, erlebnisreiche und lustige Tage in Kopenhagen.

 

08/2019 2. Preis im geladenen, hochbaulichen Wettbewerb mit sieben Teilnehmern für die Kiel Höfe
Der Entwurf von DFZ soll mit offenen Hofstrukturen neue Nutzergruppen und Besucher anziehen und so den Ort nahe der Kieler Innenstadt dauerhaft beleben. Zum Projekt

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
Vom 19. bis 24. August nahm DFZ Architekten am Internationalen Bauforum teil und entwickelten gemeinsam mit PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) und dem Bezirksamt HH Nord neue Perspektiven für die Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Grundsteinlegung Zentrum für Studium und Promotion
Am 20. August fand die Grundsteinlegung für das Zentrum für Studium und Promotion auf dem Universitätscampus der TU Hamburg-Harburg statt. Damit gibt es nun den langersehnten offiziellen Startschuß für den dreigeschossigen Neubau, der die Arbeitsmöglichkeiten der Studierenden optimieren und die Bedingungen für die Promotionsförderung verbessern soll. Zum Projekt

 

06/2019 1. Preis im zweiphasigen Wettbewerbsverfahren für die Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf
Der städtebauliche Entwurf von DFZ Architekten und Atelier Loidl sieht die Entwicklung von qualitativen Freiräumen mit einem starken Bezug zum Wasser sowie eine Neukombination vorgefundener typologischer Bausteine aus angrenzendem Medien- und Wirtschaftshafen vor. Zum Projekt

 

06/2019 Auszeichnung best architects 20
Der Neubau des Opernfundus der Hamburger Staatsoper wird mit dem best architects 20 ausgezeichnet. Zum Projekt

 

06/2019 Zuschlag für die Sanierung und Umnutzung des Speichergebäudes V
DFZ hat den Zuschlag im Vergabeverfahren für die Sanierung und Umnutzung des Speichers V in der Hamburger Speicherstadt erhalten und mit der Planung begonnen. Zum Projekt

 

05/2019 Baustellenführungen durch das Pergolenviertel
Im Rahmen des Architektur Sommers fand am 27. Mai die erste der drei Baustellenführungen durch das Pergolenviertel statt. Eine Einführung in den Gestaltungsleitfaden des Viertels gab Hans-Peter Boltres, Leiter des Fachamts Stadt- und Landschaftsplanung im Bezirk Hamburg-Nord. Das Wohngebäude auf dem Baufeld 2b wird Ende des Jahres fertiggestellt. Zum Projekt

 

05/2019 Richtfest Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
Am 23. Mai feierten die Bewohner der Baugruppe Villekulla sowie die am Bau Beteiligten Richtfest. Das Projekt ist Teil der Entwicklung des ersten Abschnittes des “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, der 2012 von der Hamburgischen Bürgerschaft beschlossen wurde. Zum Projekt

 

04/2019 Realisierung einer weiteren BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum Filiale
DFZ erhält den Auftrag für die Realisierung des BAUHAUS-Fachcentrums in Düsseldorf-Rath. Zum Projekt

 

03/2019 2. Preis im nichtoffenen Realisierungswettbewerb mit 16 Teilnehmern
Am 29. März werden auf der Pressekonferenz in Wiesbaden die Ergebnisse des nichtoffenen Realisierungswettbewerbs “Neubau eines Lehr- und Lernzentrums der Hochschule RheinMain am Campus Kurt-Schumacher-Ring in Wiesbaden” bekannt gegeben. DFZ Architekten erhalten den zweiten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

12/2018 Richtfest im Pergolenviertel
Nach nur einem knappen Jahr Bauzeit findet am 12. Dezember das Richtfest im Pergolenviertel auf dem Baufeld 2b statt. Der Entwurf von DFZ Architekten schafft im nördlichen Teil des Pergolenviertel 64 Eigentumswohnungen mit Tiefgarage. Zum Projekt

 

11/2018 Eröffnung der Opernwerkstätten und -fundi der Hamburger Staatsoper
Am 14. November haben Bürgermeister Peter Tschentscher und Kultursenator Carsten Brosda offiziell die neuen Räumlichkeiten der Staatsoper in Rothenburgsort eingeweiht. Zum Projekt

 

08/2018 1.Preis im hochbaulichen Qualifizierungsverfahren für das Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
Für seinen bis zu achtgeschossigen Baukörper als Auftakt zum Pergolenviertel erhält DFZ den ersten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

08/2018 2. Preis im offenen Realisierungswettbewerb für das Haus der Statistik in Berlin
In einem 2-phasigen Realisierungswettbewerb mit 81 Teilnehmern erhält DFZ Architekten für den Entwurf der Fassade und der städtebaulichen Arrondierung den zweiten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

04/2018 1. Preis im geladenen städtebaulichen-hochbaulichen Gutachterverfahren in der Jenfelder Au
Für den Wohnungsbauentwurf am zentralen Quartiersplatz der Jenfelder Au erhält DFZ Architekten den ersten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

03/2018 2. Preis im offenen Wettbewerb für das neue Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In einem offenen einphasigen Realisierungswettbewerb mit 20 Teilnehmern erhält DFZ Architekten den zweiten Preis für das neue Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. Zum Projekt

 


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09/2017 Ein neuer Fan des Gutenberg-Museums
Angela Merkel während des Wahlkampfes auf dem Marktplatz in Mainz, zusammen mit der Landesvorsitzenden Julia Klöckner und der CDU-Wahlkreiskandidatin Ursula Groden-Kranich. Zum Projekt

 

09/2017 Richtfest Berufsschulzentrum Dratelnstraße Hamburg
Die Fertigstellung des Schulneubaus auf dem Gelände des Berufsschulzentrums in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg rückt näher: Am 29. September ist Richtfest. Zum Projekt

 

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06/2017 Grundsteinlegung Wohn- und Geschäftshaus Lindenhof Ahrensburg
Am 27. Juni wurde der Grundstein für das Wohn- und Geschäftshaus Lindenhof in Ahrensburg gelegt. Der zentral gelegene Neubau mit 62 Wohneinheiten sowie Büro- und Gewerbeflächen wird in Zukunft den Ahrensburger Bahnhof mit der südlichen Innenstadt verbinden. Zum Projekt

 

06/2017 Das Schulzentrum am Goldbach feiert Richtfest.
Ende des Monats werden die Arbeiten am Rohbau abgeschlossen sein. Zum Projekt

 

05/2017 2. Preis im nichtoffenem hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerb Historische Reithalle Eutin mit 13 Teilnehmern
Am Rande der Altstadt, in direkter Lage zum Eutiner See, liegt die denkmalsgeschützte Reithalle, der ehemalige Marstall des Schloss Eutin. Diese soll für die zukünftige Nutzung für Veranstaltungen saniert, umgebaut und erweitert werden. Zum Projekt

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen im Gespräch mit DFZ Architekten
Am 06. April trifft die verantwortliche Stadtarchitektin von Kopenhagen Tina Saaby Madsen – bekannt als Vorreiter beim Klimaschutz mit den Plänen bis 2025 eine CO2-neutrale Stadt zu schaffen – DFZ Architekten. Thema der Veranstaltung mit der dänischen Delegation ist die Zusammenarbeit, das Planen und Bauen für Baugruppen, ein in Dänemark noch recht unbekannter Zusammenschluss von Bauherren für die Ausführung eines Bauprojektes. Veranstaltungsort ist der Gemeinschaftsraum des Bauprojektes Dock 71 in der HafenCity Hamburg das Ende 2016 von DFZ Architekten für eine Baugruppe vertreten durch Conplan fertiggestellt wurde.

 

11/2016 Ideenscreening Am Weißenberge: DFZ erhält den Zuschlag
Im Rahmen eines Ideenscreening der SAGA soll das neue Wohnquartier Am Weißenberge im Norden von Hamburg erweitert werden. Zum Projekt

 

10/2016 2. Preis im nichtoffenen zweiphasigen Planungswettbewerb “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” mit 16 Teilnehmern
Auf dem Grundstück eines ehemaligen Schulgeländes entsteht ein neues Wohnquartier in unmittelbarer Nähe zum Hartenbergpark. Für seinen Entwurf erhält DFZ einen zweiten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

07/2016 2. Preis im nichtoffenen Fassadenwettbewerb für das Ikea Einrichtungskaufhaus in Karlsruhe
Die Planung sieht ein Fassadenspiel aus unterschiedlich dicht angeordneten Metallpaneelen vor, das sich aus einem Strichcode ableitet. Je nach Standort und den unterschiedlichen Schattenwurf der leicht versetzten Flächen verändert sich das Erscheinungsbild im Laufe des Tages. Zum Projekt

 

06/2016 Einweihung des neuen Wohnquartiers Oxpark durch Bürgermeister Olaf Scholz
Am 27. Juni eröffnet Bürgermeister Olaf Scholz das neue Wohnquartier für Menschen mit psychischer Erkrankung in Hamburg-Langenhorn. Insgesamt entstehen auf dem Gelände drei Wohnhäuser – zwei errichtet durch die evangelische Stiftung das Rauhe Haus und eines durch den Verein Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll – sowie ein Pavillon der den Bewohnern als Nachbarschaftstreff dient. Zum Projekt

 

05/2016 3. Preis im nichtoffenen zweiphasigen Realisierungswettbewerb Wohnen am Kurt-Schumacher-Ring in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
Einen Ersatzneubau für das Stufenhochhaus von Paul Baumgarten zu entwickeln war die Aufgabe des Wettbewerbs, bei dem der Entwurf von DFZ mit dem dritten Preis ausgezeichnet wird. Zum Projekt

 

05/2016 2. Preis im nichtoffenen Ideenwettbewerb „Priwall Waterfront“ Travemünde Lübeck
Für seine drei Sonderbauten in direkter Lage zur Promenade in Travemünde erhält DFZ den zweiten Preis. Die skulptural anmutenden Solitäre beherbergen eine Brauerei, Ferienwohnungen sowie touristisch ausgerichtete Ladenflächen. Zum Projekt

 

03/2016 1. Preis im geladenen hochbaulichen Workshopverfahren in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Baufeld 1
Für den Entwurf eines siebengeschossigen Wohngebäudes auf dem Gelände Mitte Altona in Hamburg erhält DFZ Architekten den ersten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

02/2016 1. Preis im nichtoffenen Planungswettbewerb für das Gutenberg-Museum in Mainz
Am Ende eines europaweit ausgeschriebenen zweistufigen Wettbewerbsverfahren mit 27 Teilnehmern erhält DFZ den ersten Preis für die Neuanordnung der Ausstellungs- und Funktionsflächen und eine Erweiterung des zentral in der Mainzer Altstadt gelegene Gutenberg-Museum. Zum Projekt

 

11/2015 1. Preis im städtebaulich-freiraumplanerischen Workshopverfahren Hamburg-Kirchwerder
Der städtebauliche Entwurf eines neuen Wohnquartiers und einer Stadtteilschule im äußeren Bezirk von Kirchwerder vermittelt mit seinen konzeptionellen Inhalten zwischen der Offenheit der landschaftlichen Struktur und dem dörflichen Charakter Kirchwerder. Zum Projekt

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
Nach schweißtreibender Anstrengung darf sich DFZ Architekten beim etablierten Kleinfeld-Fußballtunier zwischen Architekten und Firmen der Branche als Sieger feiern lassen.

 

08/2015 2. Preis für den Neubau eines Gemeindehauses und einer Kindertageseinrichtung in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten erhält den 2. Preis in einem nicht offenen Realisierungswettbewerb für den Bau eines Gemeindehauses und einer Kindertageseinrichtung an der Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. Zum Projekt

 

04/2015 1. Preis im geladenen Workshopverfahren für Mitte Altona Block 02
Am Ende des Workshopverfahrens wird der Entwurf von DFZ Architekten mit dem ersten Preis ausgezeichnet. Das fünfgeschossige Wohngebäude ist Teil einer Blockrandbebauung in Mitte Altona. Zum Projekt

 

03/2015 Zuschlag im VOF-Verfahren der Berufschulen an der Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten erhält mit seinem Entwurf den Zuschlag für den Um- und Zubau der Berufsschulen G2 und G17 in der Dratelnstraße in direkter Nähe zum Wilhelmsburger Bahnhof.

 

02/2015 2. Preis im hochbaulichem Wettbewerb für die Umstrukturierung und Erweiterung der Goethe-Schule Harburg
Der Entwurf von DFZ Architekten überzeugt durch die behutsame Integration des Neubaus in die vorhandene Struktur und die enge Verzahnung mit dem Bestand. Gleichzeitig präsentiert sich der Entwurf identitätsstiftend und mit hohem Wiedererkennungswert. Zum Projekt

 

12/2014 Fertigstellung des Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
Die Bauarbeiten des Seniorenpflegeheims sind abgeschlossen und die ersten Bewohner beziehen ihre Zimmer. Zum Projekt

 

11/2014 1. Preis im nichtoffenen Wettbewerb für den Neubau einer 3-stufigen Oberschule
Für den Entwurf eines Neubaus auf dem Schulgelände am Goldbach in Langwedel erhält DFZ Architekten den ersten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

09/2014 1. Preis im nichtoffenen, städtebaulich-hochbaulichem Wettbewerb Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten erhält für den Entwurf eines Neubaus mit Wohnungen, Dienstleister- und Gewerbeeinheiten am Rande der Ahrensburger Innenstadt den ersten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

07/2014 1. Preis im nichtoffenen Wettbewerb für den Neubau des Opernfundus der Hamburger Staatsoper
Mit seiner klaren, selbstbewussten Architektursprache und der reduzierten Wahl von Farbe, Form und Struktur erhält der Entwurf von DFZ Architekten im nichtoffenen Wettbewerb mit sieben Teilnehmern den ersten Preis. Zum Projekt

 

06/2014 Fertigstellung Ikea Altona Hamburg
Nach einer Bauzeit von 18 Monaten sind die Bauarbeiten in der Großen Bergstraße in direkter Nähe zum Altonaer Bahnhof abgeschlossen und der erste innerstädtische Ikea-Fachmarkt feiert seine Eröffnung. Zum Projekt

 

06/2014 Auszeichnung best architects 15
Das Projekt Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen wird mit dem Preis best architects 15 ausgezeichnet. Zum Projekt

 

05/2014 1. Preis städtebauliches Gutachterverfahren “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten gewinnen den ersten Preis im Gutachterverfahren mit hochbaulicher Vertiefung. Zum Projekt

 

05/2014 Grundsteinlegung Wohnbebauung Ifflandstraße
Am 15. Mai wurde der Grundstein für die Wohnbebauung Ifflandstraße in Hamburg gelegt. Hier präsentiert sich zukünftig ein Wohngebäude mit 19 unterschiedlich großen Wohneinheiten. Zum Projekt

 

04/2014 1. Preis nichtoffener Wettbewerb Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten setzen sich in einem konkurrierenden Verfahren gegen vier weitere Architekturbüros durch und gewinnen den Wettbewerb für die Instandsetzung und Modernisierung des Hauses der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, im Volksmund auch als “schwangere Auster” bekannt. Zum Projekt

 

04/2014 Richtfest Rumond-Walther-Haus
Als Ergebnis eines hochbaulichen Realisierungswettbewerbes mit acht Teilnehmern entsteht der Neubau eines Seniorenpflegeheimes in Hamburg-Ottensen. Am 01. April wurde nun das Richtfest gefeiert. Zum Projekt

 

03/2014 Neue Website online
Nach der Gründung der DFZ Architekten GmbH Anfang 2013 mit den Gesellschaftern Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch und Stephen Kausch präsentiert sich unser Unternehmen nun auch mit einem neuen Erscheinungsbild.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

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06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of The Fizz Masters, Holstenwall with seven participants
With its design for this building ensemble, DFZ references the very different styles of the existing surrounding buildings, interpreting them in a contemporary manner with a clear design concept.read more

 

09/2019 Exhibition on the History of the University
On Tuesday, 24 September, the University of Hamburg opened not only its new permanent exhibition “Stories from 100 Years of Research, Teaching and Education”, but also its new premises. The former office and storage areas in the main building were expanded by DFZ and supplemented by sanitary facilities and barrier-free access in addition to the exhibition space. read more

 

09/2019 Inauguration of the one-field gymnasium in Ingolstadt
On 18 September, the keys for the one-field gymnasium of the Reuchlin-Gymnasium in Ingolstadt were handed over. With its anodised aluminium façade and small above-ground volume, the new building blends unobtrusively into the pavilion-like, open structure of the “Auf der Schanz” school grounds. read more

 

09/2019 Office trip to Copenhagen
The DFZ team had four interesting, eventful and funny days in Copenhagen.

 

08/2019 2nd prize in design competition for Kiel Höfe involving seven participants
With its open square structure, DFZ’s design aims to attract new user groups and visitors and breathe new life into this location near the city centre of Kiel. read more

 

08/2019 Internationales Bauforum 2019 – Magistralen
From 19 to 24 August, DFZ Architekten took part in the International Building Forum and, together with PosadMaxwan (Den Haag), Teleinternetcafe Architektur & Urbanismus (Berlin), Fehlig Moshfeghi Architekten (Hamburg), studio amore (Berlin) and the District Office HH Nord, developed new perspectives for Magistrale 3 (Grindelallee – Langenhorner Chaussee).

 

08/2019 Laying of the foundation stone for the Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies
On 20 August, the foundation stone for the Centre for Studies and Doctorate was laid on the university campus of the TU Hamburg-Harburg. The long-awaited official go-ahead has now been given for the three-storey new building, which is intended to optimise the students’ working opportunities and improve the conditions for doctoral funding. read more

 

06/2019 1st prize in two-phase competition for the development of Halbinsel Kesselstraße in Düsseldorf’s harbour district
The urban design by DFZ Architects and Atelier Loidl envisages the development of qualitative open spaces with a strong relationship to water as well as a new combination of typological building components discovered at the adjacent media and business harbours. read more

 

06/2019 Award best architects 20
The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera is awarded with the best architects 20. read more

 

06/2019 Award of contract for the refurbishment and conversion of the storage building V
DFZ has been awarded the contract in the award procedure for the refurbishment and conversion of Storage V in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt and has started planning. read more

 

05/2019 Construction site tours through the Pergola district
The first of three construction site tours through the pergola district took place on 27 May as part of the Architecture Summer. Hans-Peter Boltres, head of the city and landscape planning department in the Hamburg-Nord district, gave an introduction to the district’s design guidelines. The residential building on construction site 2b will be completed at the end of the year. read more

 

05/2019 opping-out ceremony Neue Mitte Altona Block 02
On 23 May, the residents of the Villekulla building group and those involved in the construction celebrated the topping-out ceremony. The project is part of the development of the first phase of the “Masterplan Mitte Altona”, which was approved by the Hamburg Parliament in 2012. read more

 

04/2019 Realisation of a further BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum branch office
DFZ receives the order for the realization of the BAUHAUS-Fachcentrum in Düsseldorf-Rath. read more

 

03/2019 2nd prize in the restricted realisation competition with 16 participants
On 29 March, the results of the restricted competition “New construction of a teaching and learning centre for the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus in Wiesbaden” will be announced at the press conference in Wiesbaden. DFZ Architects receive the second prize. read more

 

12/2018 Topping-out ceremony in Pergolenviertel
After just under a year of construction, the topping-out ceremony will take place on 12 December in the Pergolenviertel on construction site 2b. The design by DFZ Architekten creates 64 condominiums with underground parking in the northern part of the Pergolenviertel. read more

 

11/2018 Opening of the Opera Workshops and Fundi of the Hamburg State Opera
On 14 November, Mayor Peter Tschentscher and Senator for Culture Carsten Brosda officially inaugurated the new premises of the State Opera in Rothenburgsort. read more

 

08/2018 1st prize in urban design competition for the Pergolenviertel in Hamburg
DFZ Architects has won first prize for its design of an up to eight-storey high building which marks the beginning of the new ‘Pergolenviertel’ in Hamburg. read more

 

08/2018 2nd prize in the open competition for the realisation of the House of Statistics in Berlin
In a 2-phase realization competition with 81 participants, DFZ Architekten was awarded second prize for the design of the façade and the urbanistic rounding off. read more

 

04/2018 1st prize in the invited urban planning and building construction appraisal procedure in the Jenfelder Au
DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize for the residential building design on the central square of the Jenfelder Au. read more

 

03/2018 2nd prize in open competition for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck
In an open single-phase realization competition with 20 participants, DFZ Architekten receives second prize for the new Buddenbrookhaus Museum in Lübeck. read more

 


Foto © Alessa Grigull

09/2017 A new fan of the Gutenberg Museum
Angela Merkel during the election campaign at the market place in Mainz, together with the regional chairwoman Julia Klöckner and the CDU constituency candidate Ursula Groden-Kranich. Read more

 

09/2017 Topping out ceremony vocational school centre Dratelnstraße Hamburg
The completion of the new school building on the grounds of the vocational school centre in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg is approaching: the topping-out ceremony is on 29 September. read more

 

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06/2017 Laying of the foundation stone for the residential and office building Lindenhof Ahrensburg
The foundation stone for the Lindenhof residential and commercial building in Ahrensburg was laid on 27 June. The centrally located new building with 62 residential units as well as office and commercial space will in future connect the Ahrensburg train station with the southern city centre. read more

 

06/2017 The Goldbach school centre celebrates its topping-out ceremony.
Work on the shell will be completed by the end of the month. read more

 

05/2017 2nd prize in the non-open architectural competition for the realisation of the historical riding hall Eutin with 13 participants
On the edge of the old town, in direct proximity to the Eutin Lake, lies the listed riding hall, the former Marstall of Eutin Castle. It is to be renovated, converted and extended for future use for events. read more

 

04/2017 Tina Saaby Madsen in conversation with DFZ Architekten
On 6 April, the responsible city architect of Copenhagen, Tina Saaby Madsen – known as a pioneer in climate protection with plans to create a CO2-neutral city by 2025 – meets DFZ Architekten. The theme of the event with the Danish delegation is cooperation, planning and building for assemblies, a grouping of building owners for the execution of a construction project that is still quite unknown in Denmark. The venue is the common room of the Dock 71 construction project in HafenCity Hamburg, which was completed by DFZ Architekten for a building group represented by Conplan at the end of 2016.

 

11/2016 Idea screening at Weissenberge: DFZ wins the contract
Within the scope of an idea screening by SAGA, the new residential quarter Am Weißenberge in the north of Hamburg is to be expanded. read more

 

10/2016 2nd prize in the non-open two-phase planning competition “Wohnen am Hartenbergpark” with 16 participants
A new residential quarter is being built on the site of a former school campus in the immediate vicinity of Hartenbergpark. DFZ receives second prize for its design. read more

 

07/2016 2nd prize in the non-open facade competition for the Ikea furniture store in Karlsruhe
The planning envisages a façade interplay of metal panels arranged in varying densities, which is derived from a bar code. Depending on the location and the different shadows cast by the slightly offset surfaces, the appearance changes over the course of the day. read more

 

06/2016 Inauguration of the new residential quarter Oxpark by mayor Olaf Scholz
On 27 June, Mayor Olaf Scholz will open the new residential quarter for people with mental illness in Hamburg-Langenhorn. A total of three residential buildings will be built on the site – two by the Protestant foundation “Rauhe Haus” and one by the association “Freundeskreis Ochsenzoll” – as well as a pavilion which will serve as a neighbourhood meeting place for the residents. read more

 

05/2016 3rd prize in the non-open two-phase realization competition “Living at Kurt-Schumacher-Ring” in Wolfsburg-Detmerode
The task of the competition, in which the DFZ design was awarded third prize, was to develop a replacement for Paul Baumgarten’s stepped high-rise. read more

 

05/2016 2nd prize in the restricted ideas competition “Priwall Waterfront” Travemünde Lübeck
DFZ was awarded second prize for its three special buildings directly adjacent to the promenade in Travemünde. The sculptural-looking solitaires house a brewery, holiday apartments and tourist-oriented shops. read more

 

03/2016 1st prize in the invited structural workshop procedure in Mitte Altona Block Ib. 3, Building Field 1
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a seven-storey residential building on the Mitte Altona site in Hamburg. read more

 

02/2016 1st prize in the restricted planning competition for the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
At the end of a Europe-wide, two-stage competition with 27 participants, DFZ is awarded first prize for the rearrangement of the exhibition and functional areas and an extension of the Gutenberg Museum, centrally located in the old town of Mainz. read more

 

11/2015 1st prize in the Hamburg-Kirchwerder urban development and open space planning workshop procedure
The urban design of a new residential quarter and a district school in the outer district of Kirchwerder mediates with its conceptual contents between the openness of the landscape structure and the village character of Kirchwerder. read more

 

08/2015 Fieldsoccer Tour 2015
After a sweaty effort, DFZ Architekten can be celebrated as the winner at the established Kleinfeld football tournament between architects and companies in the industry.

 

08/2015 2nd prize for the new construction of a community center and a day care center for children in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg
DFZ Architekten is awarded 2nd prize in a restricted competition for the construction of a community centre and a day-care centre for children at the Ev.-luth. Emmauskirche in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg. read more

 

04/2015 1st prize in the invited workshop procedure for Mitte Altona Block 02
At the end of the workshop procedure, the design by DFZ Architekten is awarded first prize. The five-storey residential building is part of a perimeter block development in Mitte Altona. read more

 

03/2015 Award in the VOF procedure of the vocational schools at Dratelnstraße in Wilhelmsburg
With its design, DFZ Architekten is awarded the contract for the conversion and extension of the vocational schools G2 and G17 in Dratelnstrasse in the direct vicinity of Wilhelmsburg railway station. read more

 

02/2015 2nd prize in the building construction competition for the restructuring and expansion of the Goethe School Harburg
The design by DFZ Architekten convinces by the careful integration of the new building into the existing structure and the close interlocking with the existing building. At the same time, the design creates identity and is highly recognisable. read more

 

12/2014 Completion of the Rumond-Walther-Haus in Hamburg-Ottensen
The construction work of the nursing home is completed and the first residents move into their rooms. read more

 

11/2014 1st prize in a restricted competition for the new construction of a 3-stage secondary school
DFZ Architekten receives first prize for the design of a new building on the Goldbach school site in Langwedel. read more

 

09/2014 1st prize in the non-open, urban planning and building construction competition Lindenhof Ahrensburg
DFZ Architekten wins first prize for the design of a new building with apartments, service and commercial units on the edge of Ahrensburg city centre. read more

 

07/2014 1st prize in the restricted competition for the new opera house of the Hamburg State Opera
With its clear, self-confident architectural language and the reduced choice of colour, form and structure, the design by DFZ Architekten was awarded first prize in a restricted competition with seven participants. read more

 

06/2014 Completion Ikea Altona Hamburg
After a construction period of 18 months, construction work in the Grosse Bergstrasse in the direct vicinity of the Altona train station is completed and the first inner-city Ikea specialty store celebrates its opening. read more

 

06/2014 Award best architects 15
The project Bauhaus-Fachcentrum in Bremen is awarded the prize best architects 15. read more

 

05/2014 1st prize urban development expert procedure “Mitten in Bergedorf, Wohnen am Mohnhof”, Hamburg-Bergedorf
DFZ Architekten wins first prize in the appraisal procedure with structural consolidation. read more

 

05/2014 Laying of the foundation stone residential development Ifflandstraße
On 15 May, the foundation stone was laid for the Ifflandstraße residential development in Hamburg. In the future, a residential building with 19 differently sized residential units will be presented here. read more

 

04/2014 1st prize restricted competition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
DFZ Architekten prevails over four other architectural firms in a competitive process and wins the competition for the restoration and modernisation of the House of World Cultures in Berlin, popularly known as the “pregnant oyster”. read more

 

04/2014 Topping out ceremony Rumond-Walther-Haus
As a result of a structural design competition with eight participants, the new building of a nursing home for the elderly in Hamburg-Ottensen is being constructed. The topping-out ceremony was celebrated on 01 April. read more

 

03/2014 New website online
After the foundation of DFZ Architekten GmbH at the beginning of 2013 with the partners Peter Dinse, Johann Zurl, Nicolas Britsch and Stephen Kausch, our company now presents itself with a new image.

01/2021 Three awards at the BDA Hamburg Architecture Prize 2020
At the BDA awards ceremony, three DFZ projects were honored: The residential development Pergolenviertel Baufeld 2b received a 2nd prize as did the Stadthäuser Finkenau. The new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera received an appreciation. Instead of the usual award ceremony, the BDA produced an award ceremony film. The Film

 

12/2020 Completion of the Center for Studies and Promotion in Hamburg
The Center for Studies and Doctoral Studies has been completed on the university campus in Hamburg-Harburg. The three-story building responds with its cubature to the topography and the tree population worth preserving. It offers students new work facilities, doctoral examination and seminar areas, office spaces as well as a café on the first floor. read more

 

10/2020 School center at Goldbach in Flecken Langwedel handed over to teachers and students
Just in time for the new school year, the 360 students of the Langwedel High School have moved into the new building. In 2014, the design was awarded first prize and created a structure with three wings that zoned the extensive school grounds. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in building design competition for new administration building in Wandsbek Hamburg
Together with Paris office Ferrier Marchetti and G2 Landschaft of Hamburg, a sustainable design concept was developed for an office and administration building on the “Wandsbeker Zollinsel”. read more

 

09/2020 2nd prize in invited building design competition with ten participants for hotel at Gothaer Platz in Erfurt.
Rising from a common base, three independent structures emerge to convey both a sense of uniformity and individuality in equal measure. read more

 

06/2020 2nd Prize in restricted, single-stage, design workshop, Amsinckstraße 45, Hamburg
Hotel, office and commercial space is to be created on the west side of City Süd. The design envisages a simple but simultaneously defining structure, which creates an apt focus point in the city centre. read more

 

05/2020 3rd prize in urban development competition with eight participants for the new Wilhelmsburg district sports centre in Hamburg
In the north of the IBA project area Wilhelmsburger Rathausviertel, DFZ Architects create a coherent quarter with clearly differentiated buildings. read more

 

05/2020 Pergola quarter construction field 2b completed
Already at the end of last year the first residents moved into their new home in the Pergolenviertel. Now the outdoor facilities on construction lot 2b are also largely completed. read more

 

02/2020 Freie Akademie Hamburg – Lecture Peter Dinse
On 25 February, Peter Dinse and Peter Andres will be giving a lecture on the subject of “Baukunst aus Hamburg” (Architecture from Hamburg), providing insights into their work. In mid-2019 Peter Dinse was appointed member of the architecture section of the Freie Akademie Hamburg.

 

01/2020 Topping out ceremony on the university campus TU Hamburg-Harburg
On 23 January the Centre for Studies and Doctorates in Harburg celebrated its topping out ceremony. The new building will provide additional working areas for students of the TU Hamburg-Harburg as well as a café on the ground floor. read more

 

11/2019 1st prize for Baufeld 84, HafenCity
DFZ Architects won this urban planning design competition with convincing designs for townhouses, the Loki Schmidt Foundation and social housing at Braakenhafen. read more

 

11/2019 Gleis 4a celebrates topping-out ceremony
After three years of planning and construction, the Gleis 4a construction joint venture is celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the seven-storey new building in Altona Mitte. read more

 

11/2019 Architektur in Hamburg Jahrbuch 2019/20
The presentation of the new Jahrbuch Architektur in Hamburg took place at the Hotel Fraser Suites on 06 November. DFZ is represented with the House of World Cultures in Berlin and the new building of the Opera Fundus of the Hamburg State Opera.

 

10/2019 DFZ wins 1st prize in competition for design of