Publications

Architecture meets industry

Modular building is a topic in the 04/2018 issue of the magazine “Stahlbau heute” (Steel construction today). Axel Koschany presents the winning design of the KZA office in the competition organized by the General Association of the German housing industry (GdW).

KZA as sponsor of journal issue

The KZA office is sponsor of the German specialist journal for construction (Deutsche Bauzeitschrift DBZ) in December. The focus of the issue 12/2018 is on elemental building. The KZA team participated in the project selection and wrote two own contribution statements. As in every DBZ issue, the editorial team presents particularly successful projects that are …

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A large house for children

Steffen Tost describes the first kindergarten on the premises of Aldi South as a „large house for children“. Shortly before the official opening of the day-care centre, the editor of the daily paper NRZ used a tour through the building to gain a comprehensive impression.

Insights into the redesign of a church

In spring 2018, the KZA team won a competition to redesign the protestant church „Christuskirche“ in Gladbeck. Now, Marcus Esser presents the winning design in Gladbeck’s local edition of the daily paper Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ).

Pros and cons of serial housing construction

In the October 2017 issue of the magazine Deutsches Architektenblatt, Frank Maier-Solgk examined the pros and cons of serial housing construction. One of his interlocutors was KZA director Nina Bendler.

Living as a part of general interest

In summer 2017, the German Academy for Urban and Regional Planning (Deutsche Akademie für Städtebau und Landesplanung, DASL) launched a new reading series, which bundles selected contributions from members and guests. KZA’s CEO Axel Koschany is represented with an essay in the first volume “Stadt Denken 1”.

[Umrisse]: Spectacular parking garage in the spot light

“Driving and Parking!” This is a thematic focus in the current issue of the German [Umrisse] Journal for construction culture. One of the projects presented is the Aldi South parking garage in Mülheim an der Ruhr that has been designed by KZA.

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Houses from a kit

Sabine Richter summarizes in the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper the future opportunities offered by modular housing. Her article in the August 11, 2017, issue is supplemented by an interview with Axel Koschany.

Internship as a door opener

What kind of experiences have we made as an office that has has given jobs to refugees? Carla Müting-Zimmer reports about this topic in an interview with Myrta Köhler for the current issue of the Berlin architecture magazine Competition. Read the article here.

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