SH23

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Sustainability, Urban Design

Our first cohounsing projekt is to be developed in a quiet residential street in Berlin-Spandau. On the prominent corner lot, we are designing a residential building with 15 units in the KfW55 standard. The shape and location of the property, as well as planning regulations, ensure a special architecture across the street corner: Interlaced bay windows and balconies loosen up …

Bildungshaus Wolfsburg

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Sustainability, Urban Design

Four different educational institutions are joint spatially and thematically together in a new Bildungshaus. Manifold uses and functions require a flexible as clearly structured building concept.The building is conceived as a landscape, which allows both smooth transitions and clear separation of the different uses and exciting references from inside and outside. By dividing the building in topographic bands with incised …

Stars & Scapes

Gunnar Krempin Architectual Art, Installations, Urban Design

Karl-Marx-Street is one of the important district centres of the city. A competition is held to improve the streets’ use and spatial qualities with 2D graphics and 3D sculptures. SPAR*K examines the street for its urban characteristics and qualities. Existing qualities, such as the sequential highlights along the street are being enhanced, athmospheres strengthened due to spatial transformation and the …

Integrated living in Hanover

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Urban Design

The competition aim is a barrier-free apartment and business building as passive house at the Hainhölzer Markt in Hannover, which functions for the quarter both as an entrance buildings as well as a prominent gate. SPAR*K proposes a volume that deviates to the street and orients itself to the square. The volume is broken with a large cutout, a green …

Europan – Leighton Modular

Gunnar Krempin Sustainability, Urban Design

In the course of the horticultural show ‘Landesgartenschau 2018’, the competition searches for a concept for an innovative and sustainable new district of housing, business and recreation on the premises of the former Leighton Barracks in Würzburg. SPAR*K orient their concept closely to the Masterplan from 2010, simply switching the volumes to create more private gardens and park areas allocated …

Altstadtgalerie Celle

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Urban Design

The city of Celle together with the investor GEDO invited SPAR*K to the call for proposals for the new inner city shopping mall called “Altstadt Galerie Celle”. The aim of the competition was to find a concept for a sensitive integration into the historical urban fabric. The predominant typology is timber frame houses with a variety of ornaments, colours, rhythms …

Schloss Hartberg

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Urban Design

The aim of the competition was to achieve a preliminary design for a modification of the castle of Hartberg including two annexes, a Western and an Eastern part. The western part is integrated in the existing historic ensemble and fills-up the gap towards the wall. The new service rooms for the castle are situated here, as well as a new …

AJKA ROCKS Europan 10

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Urban Design

Ajka is a changing, young city with a clear distinction due to its heavy – industry past. It has a strong bond to its traditional retreat, the Somló hill. In the past, Ajkas inhabitants left the city in search for recreation, a healthy environment and distance from work. Thus, the city centre developed into a merely single-purpose area, to cater …

Entwicklungszentrum Wien

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Urban Design

As a high-quality in-between space, the ‘Entwicklungsgebiet D’ lies adjacent to the historical urban fabric of Favoriten and the growing, contemporary urban area of the new main train station. As a mixed-use district, the area functions both as knot between the characteristic housing area in the South and the international staion area, and as a gradient between the outskirts and …

Cafeteria Waldorf School Berlin Mitte

Gunnar Krempin Architecture, Interior Design, Sustainability, Urban Design

The Waldorf School Berlin Mitte resides in the protected complex of the former primary School Weinmeistersteraße. On the Northern side of the building, the school intends to erect a new building for after-school care and cafeteria. The SPAR*K design both reflects the rational grid façade of the existing building and distinguishes itself from it. Thereby the special use of the …