Our goal is to give a place a certain distinctiveness - a choreography of its history, its potential and its significance to people.

Wolfgang Zimmer
Managing Director and partner

Wolfgang Zimmer

Dipl.-Ing. Architect BDA
Managing Director and Partner

2016-today

Chairman of the Supervisory Council of the AKNW pension fund

2015-today

Member of the BIM expert panel of the BAK (German Chamber of Architects)

2012

Deputy Chairman of the AKNW Committee “Provision of services, law and expert opinions” (specialist field: HOAI [Fee Structure for Architects and Engineers] and the German Architects Act)

2010-today

Partner in the recently founded KZP Koschany + Zimmer Project Development company

2010

Voted onto the representatives assembly of the Architektenkammer NRW (North Rhine-Westphalia Chamber of Architects); he has been a member of the representatives assembly since that time

2009

Founding of the architecture practice KZA Middle East, Dubai; together with Axel Koschany

2008-2013

Deputy State Chairmen and Treasurer of the Landesverband BDA, NRW (DBA State Association for North Rhine-Westphalia)

2005-2013

Appointment to the regional executive committee of the BDA, Dusseldorf

1999

Appointment to the executive committee of the BDA, Essen; he has been a member of the executive committee since that time

1999–today

Management of the architecture practice KZA together with Axel Koschany

1998

Appointment to the Association of German Architects (BDA)

1995

Founding of the architecture practice KZA Koschany + Zimmer & Assoziierte GmbH, Essen; Management of the practice together with Günter Koschany and Axel Koschany
(successor to the architecture practice GKA Günter Koschany Architekten, founded in 1959)

1992-1995

Project coordination at GKA Günter Koschany Architekten, Essen
In charge of several projects, competition successes

1989-1991

Project manager at the offices of Professor J. Schürmann, Cologne
Project management responsibility for the library of the German Bundestag (Schürmannbau), Bonn

1986-1988

Project manager at the practice of Sir Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners, London
Project management responsibility for the Rank Xerox Technology Centre, Welwyn
Worked at the Financial Times Printing Works, London Docklands

1985

Employed at the architectural practice A.J.v.Kostelac, Seeheim/Malchen
Detached homes

1977-1985

Architecture degree at the TH Darmstadt Technical University/ETH Zurich

1957

born in Frankfurt/Main