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Experts discuss the building of tomorrow

The 15th KZA round of experts will take place on 15 November 2017, from 3 to 5.30 pm. The event’s topic is the digitization in the architecture and construction industry and the potentials related to it. “Drones are the internet of the 2010s”, says Andreas Riem, founder and CEO of Ultimate Rotors. In his eyes, …

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Fascinating insights for students

Working as an architect or draftsman – is this a future option that meets my abilities and desires? At Koschany + Zimmer Architekten KZA in Essen, 65 high-school students have been able to find an answer to that question on Thursday. An event within the framework of TalentTage Ruhr displayed occupational areas within the construction …

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New brochure on “BIM for architects”

“BIM for architects” is the title of a new brochure, which was presented at Expo Real in Munich. KZA managing director Wolfgang Zimmer co-authored the project. The main question is how Building Information Modeling (BIM) affects performance, contracts and the calculation of fees for architects. The 90-page magazine, presented by the German Federal Chamber of …

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Good atmosphere at Expo Real in Munich

Good discussions, new contacts and an outlook on promising projects in the next year: Koschany + Zimmer Architekten KZA look back on a successful participation at Expo Real. For three days, the Munich trade fair was a meeting point for thousands of specialists from the real estate industry. “The mood was as positive as in …

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What builders expect from BIM

What do builders expect when a project is worked on with Building Information Modeling (BIM)? Wolfgang Zimmer will answer this question during a workshop lecture in Zurich on Friday 29 September. The two-day event deals with joint planning and building in Switzerland and Germany. In the first part, the focus is on public procurement, sustainability …

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Career in the construction industry

Architects are those black-clad people who make their own ideas and build houses, right? Many people know clichés like this. But what does the work of an architect really look like? The staff of Koschany + Zimmer Architekten KZA will answer this question on Thursday, 12 October, at 3.30 pm. That afternoon, they present current …

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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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