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New residential building for Vonovia

Bright, modern, spacious: A new residential building in Dortmund offers tenants a lot of comfort. It is the second building in modular construction that has been designed by Koschany + Zimmer Architekten KZA on behalf of Vonovia. After four months of construction, the first tenants have moved into their apartments. The total of 19 residential …

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Convincing plan for plot in Dortmund

Success for KZA: The administrative board of the city of Dortmund has voted for the design of a building set, which the Essen architects developed for the site Königswall 44/46. The Spar- und Bauverein (savings and building association) wants to build the complex with apartments and offices at the former location of a study institute. …

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Success at architectural competition

In an architectural competition for the development of the Quarter Am Sacksdamm in Bremen, Koschany + Zimmer Architekten KZA took first place. Now the winner’s draft for a new project by Vonovia is shown in an exhibition in Bremen. At the opening of the exhibition on August 15, KZA Managing Director Axel Koschany and planner …

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“Düsseldorf Declaration” has been signed

As a member of the coordination group within the BIM Cluster NRW, Wolfgang Zimmer has written the “Düsseldorf Declaration”. On 7 August the document has been signed. Associations of architects and engineers as well as of the construction industry will undertake to apply the BIM method in the implementation of construction projects in the future. …

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Working with BIM in day-to-day business

How does the Building Information Modeling (BIM) work in day-to-day business? Wolfgang Zimmer will answer this question on Tuesday, October 17, at a seminar in Ratingen. From 2020 onwards, BIM will be mandatory as a digital planning method for building projects in the country. In his lecture, Wolfgang Zimmer gives insights into practical work with …

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Trainees enter into their career

At the beginning of the training year, KZA launched two young women into their professional future. They will be trained as draughtswoman and assistant for office management. Nora Starzonek is actually from a completely different branch: For four years, the young woman born in Dortmund has worked as a confectioner – and then decided to …

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KZA founded joint venture in China

Koschany + Zimmer Architekten KZA have founded a joint venture with the China Design Group (CDG) from the city of Nanjing. The registration process for the joint venture SINO.GERMAN.DESIGN.STUDIO has been completed a few days ago. To prepare initial projects, high-ranking representatives from the Chinese partner company came to the Rhine-Ruhr area for a one-week …

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School building has been completed

The corridors of the new building are still empty, but the situation will suddenly change when the school bell rings for the first time after the summer holidays. The first children will then populate the new comprehensive school in Hürth, and they will test the qualities of the building. The KZA team has supervised the …

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Congress on sustainable architecture

Innovative planning and resource optimization: These topics were at the center of a discussion session at the conference with the title “Sustainable architecture in climate change” on July 12th. Wolfgang Zimmer participated in the event as part of the Green Capital of Europe – Essen 2017. The two-day conference in the ThyssenKrupp Quarter should bring …

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Dazzling colours in Vitra competition

A young woman in a yellow chair, surrounded by exploding colors: This is the image the KZA team has developed for the current photo competition from Vitra. by storeR. The expressive photo was presented at the awards ceremony on July 11th. “Integrate the new All Plastic Chair from Jasper Morrison into your everyday life”, this …

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