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Bauwelt 24.2018: Three office building concepts of advanced flexibilty

30.11.2018 – 

Office building typologies are in a continuous change: Walter Henn's former Osram Headquarters, Gunter Henn's BMW Project House and Martin Henn's Merck Innovation Center in the current Bauwelt 24.2018 issue – three architects, three office buildings from 1965, 2004 and 2018.

At the end of reliability? – How to survive in times of radical change of present age?

26.11.2018 – 

Panel discussion at Forum for Building Culture of Bavarian Chamber of Architects with:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunter Henn, architect, HENN München / Berlin / Peking
Prof. Jörn Walter, Chief Planning Director of Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (retired), Hamburg
Henning Gronkowski, director, Gruppe Gronkowski, Berlin
Helmut Krausser, writer, Potsdam

In talk with Prof. Dr. Armin Nassehi (Soziologe, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich)

Monday, December 2, 2018, 8 pm
House of Architecture, Waisenhausstr. 4, 80637 Munich

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Architecture guide Germany 2019: Merck Innovation Center

14.11.2018 – 

„Hier entfaltet sich ein kontinuierlich fließendes Raumgefüge. Brückenartige Stege spannen sich diagonal durch den Raum und verbinden die Arbeitsflächen. Treppen, Rampen und Flächen schrauben sich in die Höhe und entwickeln eine inspirierende Atmosphäre. […] „Mit dem Innovationszentrum ist eine neue Typologie der Industriekultur entstanden.“ (Source: Architecture guide Germany 2019, DOM publishers, p. 215)

HENN's Merck Innovation Center published in the current DOM publishers' Architecture guide Germany 2019.

Giovanni Betti at “Expanding information modeling” – InnoChain conference in Copenhagen, DK

08.11.2018 – 

Giovanni Betti, HENN Head of Performance Based Design, is going to participate at the “Expanding information modeling – For a new material age” InnoChain conference in Copenhagen, DK (November 8 – 9, 2018) on Thursday, November 8: Session 3 “New workflows” (from 2 – 4:30 am).

The conference takes place at BLOX – Danish Architektur Center (DAC).

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Architecture, culture and cautious city making – Ideas and inspirations between Germany and China

30.10.2018 – 

NAX (Netzwerk Architekturexport) is going to be in China (Beijing / Shanghai) during the NAX GOES CHINA tour and a event series of several days' duration. From October 30 – November 3, 2018, major topics are going to be discussed and debated in workshops and field trips under the headline CAUTIOUS URBAN RENEWAL.

Wei Sun (Partner at HENN Beijing) and Martin Henn (Managing Director / HENN Head of Design) will speak on October 30, 2018, at the initial event ARCHITECTURE, CULTURE AND CAUTIOUS CITY MAKING – IDEAS AND INSPIRATIONS BETWEEN GERMANY AND CHINA at German Embassy in Beijing.

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WORK TO GO – Katrin Jacobs at ORGATEC

26.10.2018 – 

Katrin Jacobs, Partner and Head of Interior Design at HENN, gives a lecture at ORGATEC in Cologne.

October 26, 2018, 10:30 am
ORGATEC – New visions of work
Halle 10.1 Stand E-010 / F-011
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HENN design selected for the Gasteig in Munich

24.10.2018 – 

Following the international competition and tender process, HENN‘s proposal has been selected for the renovation of the Gasteig in Munich. After 30 years of intensive use, the Gasteig cultural centre in Munich is to undergo renovation and remodelling. With around two million visitors annually, the Gasteig is the largest cultural centre in Europe. It was originally designed by the architecture partnership Raue, Rollenhagen, Grossmann and Lindemann, and was opened in 1984/85. The modernisation of the Gasteig provides Munich with a building that will be globally unique thanks to its wide range of cultural activities.

HENN + Posco A&C win international competition in Tongyeong, KR

20.09.2018 – 

HENN + Posco A&C win the international urban design competition for the dockyard revitalization in Tongyeong, South Korea. This region located on the East China Sea, which suffered an economic downturn in 2015, will be established as a new cultural and tourist hub for the country.  

Giovanni Betti – HENN Head of Performing at Rob | Arch Conference 2018 in Zurich, CH

14.09.2018 – 

Giovanni Betti, HENN Head of Performing, is going to participate at the Rob | Arch (Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design) Conference 2018 in Zurich, CH (September 10 – 15, 2018) on Friday, September 14: Session “Design and Simulation” (from 10:15 – 12:00 am).

Giovanni will speak about our Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism installation “Communication Landscapes” and Make City Festival Berlin digital production HENN Pop-up Factory.

The conference takes place at Arch_Tec_Lab on ETH Zurich Hönggerberg campus.