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05 | 06 | 2018

Groundbreaking ceremony for the “Jean Monnet 2” office complex in Luxembourg

June 4, 2018 saw the groundbreaking ceremony for the European Commission’s ‘Jean Monnet 2’ office complex in Luxembourg. JMO2, a consortium comprising KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten, Bollinger + Grohmann Ingenieure and the French engineering firm EDEIS in Illkirch, was commissioned with all performance stages, including general planning, for the entire project. The around 90-meter high office tower and the seven-story, approx. 180-meter long block have a total surface area of approx. 19,000 m². Boasting a tower, peripheral block building and forecourt, the urban composition creates an inviting gesture intended to embody the principle of openness propagated by the European Union. Alongside office space for more than 3,600 employees, the complex features various special areas such as a conference center and auditorium, a library, various hospitality facilities including a staff restaurant, a fitness and sport area, and a medical center. The prestigious entrance hall extends the entire depth of the building and links all the various sections with one another.

02 | 05 | 2018

Here we go: Laying of the foundation stone for the GfK headquarters in Nuremberg

From now on the newbuild for the global market research company GfK (Gesellschaft für Konsumforschung) will be growing skywards on the Kohlenhof site in Nuremberg. To this end, a ceremony marking the laying of the foundation stone was held on Friday, April 27. According to plans drawn up by the firm of architects KSP Jürgen Engel in Munich and Frankfurt/Main, alongside the newbuild for GfK with a gross surface area of approx. 53,000 m², a new parking deck will also be built. Over the coming years the 11-hectare former industrial and railroad site will be transformed into a new office location. The state-of-the-art, 6-story office complex will be divided into three buildings that are linked with one another and sport a clinker façade and large windows that interpret the robust, industrial character of the former railroad site. Cutting-edge building services engineering and automation, not to mention terraces and greened courtyards for breaks ensure a high degree of comfort and a communicative working environment. It is hoped the newbuild will be awarded LEED certification in Gold. The project is being realized by a consortium comprising Aurelis Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG, Pegasus Capital Partners GmbH, and Art-Invest Real Estate.

11 | 04 | 2018

Laying of the foundation stone for the Alexander Quartier in Berlin’s Mitte district

On Alexanderstrasse in Berlin’s Mitte district, the European Student Housing Fund and The Student Hotel are together building a nine-story office and hotel building for which a ceremony marking the laying of the foundation stone was held on April 10, 2018. A hotel, student apartments, and office space will be built across a surface area of 24,900 m². In total there will be 457 apartments measuring 16 to 23 m², with in each case 10 rooms grouped around a communal kitchen. There will also be long-stay rooms with their own kitchen available. The communal living concept also includes a library, a laundry room, lounges, meeting rooms, co-working spaces, gaming areas, and a fitness studio on the publicly accessible ground floor. The three sections, i.e., hotel, student apartments, and offices will have different facades, which overall though nonetheless represent a uniform quarter. The Student Hotel Berlin will network students, start-ups, freelancers and the local community with one another and be completed in 2019.

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Kurfürstendamm 48-49
D-10707 Berlin

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Hannes Meisehen
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Eleni Hatzopulu

Braunschweig

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Ulrich Gremmelspacher
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Maria Stöckel

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Brita Kanis
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Frankfurt

Hanauer Landstraße 287-289
D-60314 Frankfurt/Main

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Matthias Koch
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Dirk Bohnstedt
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Tania Onofrio-Puccio

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Theresienhöhe 13
D-80339 Munich

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Head of Office Munich
Christian Eichinger
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Angela Krämer

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Unit 1001, Tower B, Landmark Tower
8, North Dongsanhuan Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing
100004
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Head of KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten International GmbH
Thomas Busse

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Ms Liu Yan