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08.08.2018

WH-P INGENIEURE – NEW BERLIN-OFFICE

With our centrally-located Berlin office we will increase our engagement in northern Germany.



12.07.2018

wh-p Ingenieure on tour in Oslo

Every two years, we are looking forward to an office trip with unknown destination. This year’s surprise trip brought us to Oslo, where we spent three great and sunny days.

© David Chipperfield Architects

23.05.2018

ELBTOWER – HAMBURG’S NEW LANDMARK

We are pleased to announce that we are going to contribute to construction of Germany’s third-tallest building, 230m tall Elbtower in Hamburg. Together with the engineers of Wetzel & von Seht we will implement the structural design into the architectural design of David Chipperfield Architects.

Foto: Uni-Klinikum Erlangen

30.04.2018

Hospital in Erlangen - topping-out ceremony

April 23rd saw the topping-out ceremony for the new extension building at the Universitätsklinikum (university medical centre) in Erlangen. The opening of 6-storey building designed by gmp Architekten is scheduled for 2021.

17.04.2018

Opening of the new Lahr footbridge

At the opening of the State Garden Show 2018 last week in Lahr, the new Ortenau-footbridge was ceremonially opened to the public. Elegantly curved, the distinctive cable-stayed bridge connects the two garden display areas of the Lake Park and the Citizen’s Park.

© kadawittfeldarchitektur

16.04.2018

1st Prize for residential and commercial buildings in Böblingen / Sindelfingen

Our congratulations go to kadawittfeldarchitektur for winning the 1st prize in the competition “Seeuferbebauung” for the Flugfeld (airfield) in Böblingen/Sindelfingen. As part of the competition team we are delighted to hear about this success.

13.04.2018

Topping-out ceremony for Bundeswehrfachschule Karlsruhe

The construction work for the new Bundeswehrfachschule (school for armed forces) has been completed. With a festive topping-out ceremony this was celebrated last Monday in Karlsruhe. The three-winged building designed by v-architekten will open its doors for up to 350 pupils in spring 2019.

29.03.2018

Lahr footbridge

All cables were installed successfully. The final structural state has been reached now. The grand opening of the horticultural show will take place on April 12th, 2018.

© Steimle Architekten

23.03.2018

1st Prize for the festival hall in Gammertingen

Our congratulations go to Steimle Architekten for winning the 1st prize in the architectural design competition for the new festival hall in Gammertingen.

© Steimle Architekten

08.03.2018

1st prize for visitor center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bauhaus in Bernau

Our congratulations go to Steimle Architekten for winning the 1st prize in the competition for a new visitor center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bauhaus Denkmal in Bernau. As part of the competition team we are delighted to hear about this success.

© Ed. Züblin AG

09.02.2018

Interior work is in progress at the adidas Arena

By the installation of the façade and sun shade elements the adidas Arena takes its outer shape.  The opening of the distinctive office building by behnisch architekten is scheduled for end of 2018.

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09.02.2018

Lahr footbridge

Last Thursday saw the successful erection of the pylon for the Lahr footbridge built in the course of the horticultural show 2018 in Lahr. The 50 m tall pylon supports the bridge superstructure spanning 120 m between the abutments.

14.11.2017

City Library Heidenheim handed over to public use

The City Library Heidenheim has been officially inaugurated on November 10th. The distinctive longitudinal and joint-less building with its curtain-wall brickwork was built on the narrow plot of the former prison according to an architectural design by Max Dudler Berlin.

© asp architekten

10.11.2017

Topping-out ceremony at the Gymnasium Berg

November 09th saw the topping-out ceremony for the new sports centre in Berg, Upper Palatinate. Together with asp architekten we are designing the new gymnasium and the reconstruction of the natatorium.  

© XOIO Berlin

09.11.2017

Foundation stone ceremony of the Kulturbahnhof Aalen

Another step stone has been reached on October 26th at the Kulturbahnhof Aalen with the lay of the foundation stone for the historical building complex. Architect: Ackermann & Raff Architekten

© asp architekten

27.10.2017

Grand opening of the new Ice Rink Kaufbeuren

A spectacular gala on October 7th marked the opening of the erdgas-schwaben-arena Ice Rink in Kaufbeuren with a capacity of 3000 spectators. Architect: asp architekten

© Bez+Kock

27.10.2017

3rd prize: foot and cycle bridge Radolfzell

Together with Bez+Kock we have won a 3rd prize in the design competition foot and cycle bridge across the railway system in Radolfzell

23.10.2017

Bitzer Headquarters

We are pleased that the construction works at the Bitzer Headquarters in Sindelfingen are just finished. Architect: kadawittfeldarchitekur

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© LS Architekten BDA

12.10.2017

Opening ceremony at the Helmut Schmidt Comprehensive School

September 28th saw the grand opening of the Helmut Schmidt Comprehensive School in Usingen. Together with Leitenbacher Spiegelberger Architekten, Traunstein we have been planning the project.

© Sternwarte Solingen

30.09.2017

Topping-out ceremony for the Galileum Solingen

The Galileum Solingen topped out on September 27th. Together with mvm+starke we are planning the reconstruction of the spherical gas tank into a planetarium with observatory and attached new exhibition and office spaces.

© Markus Guhl

30.09.2017

Grand opening of the Neustadt State Vocational School

End of September saw the formal opening of the State Vocational School extension in Neustadt an der Aisch. Architect: wulf architekten, Stuttgart

11.09.2017

Archicup 2017

We reached the first place at this year's Archicup in Stuttgart-Heumaden! Four groups with four teams each played against each other.

© Bez+Kock

26.07.2017

New Chancellary for the german embassy in Benin

We are pleased to plan the new chancellary of the german embassy in Cotonou, Benin together with Bez+Kock.

© HENN

24.07.2017

New Continental Headquarters

We are deligthed to plan the new Continental Headquarters in Hanover together with HENN. The opening of the building complex with a total gross floor area (GFA) of more than 44.000 m² is scheduled for 2021.

26.06.2017

Krümmung Trägt - Curves Carry

Our new book offers both engineers and architects alike the opportunity to develop an holistic understanding in structural engineering using strut-and-tie models. Using principles, examples, and implemented projects, our manual serves for daily use at study, in an engineering or an architectural office. The book may be obtained at the net cost price of only €15 from our office.

book extract

© v-architekten

30.05.2017

Structural work starts for the Federal Armed Forces Academy Karlsruhe

End of May saw the start of the main works for the distinctive education building with its propeller shaped floor plan. The upper levels of the wings cantilever out up to ten metres at the ends.

15.05.2017

Inauguration of new gymnasium in Sigmaringendorf

It is done - last week saw the inauguration of the new gymnasium "In der Au" in Sigmaringendorf after one year of construction. Togehter with Dasch Zürn Architekten we were involved in the planning of the distinctive 25 m spanning glue laminated timber structure.

29.03.2017

Structural steel work begins for the adidas Arena

After completion of the concrete work in Herzogenaurach structural steel work has begun for the spectacular office building by Behnisch Architekten. Lifting of the steel structure is scheduled for mid of 2017.

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01.03.2017

Topping-out ceremony for GUZ Tübingen

A ceremonial speech by mayor Boris Palmer on 23rd February 2017 marked the completion of the concrete works at the new University of Tübingen's Geo and Environmental Research Centre. Architectural design by KAAN Architecten Rotterdam.

© Hof 437

28.02.2017

district school Hamburg Altona

We are deligthed to plan the new district school for Hamburg Altona together with Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei.

16.01.2017

German Metal Construction Prize for the elephant house in Hellabrunn

In October 2016, the elephant house in the Hellabrunn zoo was awarded 1st place in the German Metal Construction Prize 2016 in the category steel construction.

© asp architekten

09.12.2016

Topping-out ceremony at the Kaufbeuren ice stadium

Following eight months of construction, the topping-out ceremony was celebrated last week. The opening is planned for the season 2017/18.

© Bez + Kock Architekten

01.12.2016

Formal opening of the town hall in Lohr

Distinctive heptagonal town hall with clinker brick façade officially opened.

01.12.2016

Foundation stone ceremony for the new Bitzer company HQ

Last Monday, the foundation stone was laid for the 17 storey high-rise in Sindelfingen. The new company HQ should be ready for occupation in two years.

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25.11.2016

Ceremonial opening of the Nordstadtschule Pforzheim

The restoration of the old building was particularly exciting in this project; all the existing ribbed ceilings had to be completely replaced

24.11.2016

Formal opening of the state fire-fighters‘ school in Würzburg

On 03.11. the new fire-fighters‘ school in Würzburg, with Germany’s largest and most modern training hall, was opened.

 

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© Thomas Herrmann Fotografie

23.11.2016

The festival hall in Neckartailfingen in the almanac „Ingenieurbaukunst 2017“

We are once again featured in the almanac of the Federal Chamber of Engineers with the contribution „The hovering roof on the river Neckar – the new festival hall in Neckartailfingen“.

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23.11.2016

Our new Website

New Year – New Website… Enjoy our new Website!

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