For some, they are a necessary basis for the architectural quality of a city. Others see it as an obstacle to a rapid, cost-effective project development. “At all costs! – Hell, no! Competitions between shunned evil and acclaimed result” therefore is the title of our KZA round of experts on Wednesday, November 14, from 3 pm to 5:35 pm.

“Competitions create the basis for new creative and innovative solutions in architecture and urban planning and thus enable the development of quality,” says the Essen City Director Hans-Jürgen Best. He is one of the speakers illustrating the tension between the positions on our podium, In addition, we will welcome the following experts:

Benjamin Hossbach
[phase one], Berlin

Werner Voeller
OFB Project Development, Frankfurt am Main

Kerstin Memering
Dr. Jänsch Fund management, Essen

Following the presentations, there will be a discussion between the referents, as usual.

The round of experts takes place in the KZA office, Rüttenscheider Strasse 144, 45131 Essen.

Participation is free. Registration by E-Mail to EVENT@KZA.DE. Registration deadline is November 9, 2018. The number of participants is limited. Registrations are considered in the order of receipt.

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Key facts about the event:

Topic: “At all costs! – Hell, no! Competitions between shunned evil and acclaimed result”

Date: November 14, 2018, 3 pm to 5.35 pm

Location: Koschany + Zimmer Architekten KZA, Rüttenscheider Strasse 144, 45131 Essen