NEWS

BUNDESALLEE 215

Outdoor facilities, roof garden and façade greening of a new residential building with 17 residential units

LA.BAR is pleased to announce the completion of the Bundesallee 215 project in collaboration with Michael Kunat Architekten, Berlin and Vertiko GmbH, Buchenbach.

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Photography: Lichtschwärmer - Christo Libuda

Source: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

 

2ND PRIZE FOR LA.BAR IN THE AROLSEN ARCHIVES COMPETITION

In collaboration with Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, LA.BAR has won 2nd prize in the interdisciplinary competition for the new archive building of the Arolsen Archives.

The Arolsen Archives - International Centre on Nazi Persecution - in Bad Arolsen (North Hesse) is an institution funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and is the world's largest archive on the victims and survivors of National Socialism. The new archive building will house 30 million documents on victims of National Socialism. The Arolsen Archives are part of the UNESO Memory of the World Programme.

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To the homepage of the Arolsen Archives

 

EXHIBITION: A FORUM FOR THE JULIUS KÜHN INSTITUTE

"On 18 October 2023, the results of a planning competition for the disciplines of landscape architecture, architecture and art for the Forum of the Julius Kühn Institute in Berlin-Dahlem were presented at the BBR in Berlin. The exhibition of the competition results can be viewed in the foyer of the Ernst-Reuter-Haus until 9 November 2023."

First-place design with award winners
nachbars garten // Elisabeth Howey, Leipzig LANKES KOENGETER Architekten, Berlin LA.BAR Landschaftsarchitekten, Berlin

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Source: BBR / Martin Spiering

1ST PRIZE FOR LA.BAR IN THE JULIUS KÜHN INSTITUTE FORUM COMPETITION

In cooperation with LANKES KOENGETER Architekten GmbH and nachbars garten, LA.BAR achieved the 1st prize in the Julius Kühn Institute FORUM competition in Berlin-Dahlem.

INVITATION TO THE EXHIBITION OPENING

Exhibition of the competition results Julius-Kühn-Institut

on October 18th, 2023 at 6 PM in the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, Ernst-Reuter-Haus, Straße des 17. Juni 112, 10623 Berlin

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION II

CLIMATE-FRIENDLY REDESIGN OF THE LIEBENSTEINER PROMENADE

Thursday, 19.09.2023 from 14 - 18 PM, Liebensteiner Promenade

The redesign of the Liebensteiner Promenade enters the next round! Citizens are once again invited to contribute their ideas and feedback. The second participation meeting offers the opportunity to discuss the elaborated pre-design with representatives of the district office, the German Red Cross and LA.BAR. The current planning can be commented online.

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To the press release of the district office Marzahn-Hellersdorf

 

1ST PRIZE FOR LA.BAR IN THE COMPETITION REPLACEMENT BUILDING KITA GUTE LAUNE

In cooperation with LANKES KOENGETER Architekten GmbH, LA.BAR was awarded 1st prize in the competition for the replacement construction of KITA Gute Laune in Lübben.

The goal is the construction of a replacement building with a gym for 180 children at the location Am Eichengrund. The enhancement of the surrounding open and traffic areas and the accommodation of a neighborhood community center offer additional value for the residential area - also under consideration of social needs.

All designs will be exhibited in the town hall of Lübben (Spreewald) from July 12 to July 28, 2023. Location: Poststraße 5, 15907 Lübben

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To the architectural competition city of Lübben

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

CLIMATE-FRIENDLY REDESIGN OF THE LIEBENSTEINER PROMENADE

29.06.2023 from 2 to 6 pm, Liebensteiner Promenade, at the former fountain

New participation process started: Citizens are invited to participate in the process of collecting ideas for the redesign of the northern part of the Liebensteiner Promenade. In cooperation with the commissioned landscape architecture firm LA.BAR, the district intends to actively incorporate citizens' suggestions into the planning process and thereby create a collective vision for the future of this important footpath connection.

Online participation

 

A COMMENTARY BY EIKE RICHTER

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MUST BECOME THE MASTER PLANNING OF THE FUTURE

Garten + Landschaft, Living in the City
April 2023 issue, Verlag Georg D.W. Callwey GmbH&Co.KG, pp. 48-51.

Climate, sustainability, security, energy - we live in a time of multiple crises. And in addition, there is a crisis of housing. How can architects and planners contribute to solving these challenges? And which responsibility does landscape architecture have in the context of housing in the city? Landscape architect Eike Richter explores these questions and more.

View the commentary / Garten + Landschaft

 

A CONVERSATION WITH EIKE RICHTER & LIOBA LISSNER

COMMUNICATING THE VALUE OF OUR OPEN SPACES

Garten + Landschaft, Living in the City
April 2023 issue, Georg D.W. Callwey GmbH&Co.KG publishing house, pp. 52-56

Affordable housing construction - some landscape architects may think of poor quality and poorly equipped open spaces. How landscape architecture can contribute to affordable housing was the subject of a discussion between Lioba Lissner, hochC, and Eike Richter, LA.BAR.

To the Conversation / Garten + Landschaft

 

2ND PRICE FOR LA.BAR IN THE COMPETITION BIG APPLE ERLANGEN

In cooperation with GKKS Gössler Kinz Kerber Schippmann Architekten PartG mbB, LA.BAR was awarded 2nd prize in the Big Apple Erlangen competition.

Contribution

 

3RD PRICE FOR LA.BAR IN THE COMPETITION FOR THE NEW BUILDING OF THE GÜTERBAHNHOF GRAMMAR SCHOOL IN OFFENBACH AM MAIN

In Arbeitsgemeinschaft mit GKKS Gössler Kinz Kerber Schippmann Architekten PartG mbB hat LA.BAR den 2. Preis beim Wettbewerb Big Apple Erlangen erhalten.

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3. PREIS FÜR LA.BAR BEIM WETTBEWERB NEUBAU GYMNASIUM GÜTERBAHNHOF OFFENBACH AM MAIN

In collaboration with LANKES KOENGETER Architekten GmbH, LA.BAR was awarded 3rd prize in the competition for the
New Gymnasium Güterbahnhof Offenbach am Main.

Contribution

 

 

THE CLIMATE-NEUTRAL AND CLIMATE-RESILIENT CITY: AN INTRODUCTORY LECTURE BY EIKE RICHTER

URANIA BERLIN, 22.09.2022, 7.30 PM

Among the manifold consequences of the climate crisis, the increasing health burdens for Berlin's residents and guests are existential. To increase climate resilience, short-term adjustment measures are urgently needed to make the landscape and the city more adaptable and resilient, at least in the medium term.

Together with experts from politics, administration and planning, realistic steps and concrete projects will be discussed in order to make Berlin climate-proof and thereby further develop it as a livable city.

Event pageReport in Tagesspiegel

 

RECOGNITION FOR LA.BAR IN THE COMPETITION NEW CONSTRUCTION OF THE EMMERTHAL SCHOOL CENTER

In cooperation with LANKES KOENGETER Architekten GmbH, LA.BAR received a commendation in the competition New construction of the Emmerthal school center.

Contribution

 

TRAINING SEMINAR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION OF OUTDOOR FACILITIES WITH EIKE RICHTER

URANIA BERLIN, 22.09.2022, 19.30 UHR

While the public perception of sustainable construction has focused on building construction projects and their optimisation, the discussion on climate and sustainability in recent years has increasingly focused on urban and open space planning issues. Eike Richter is the speaker for the online seminar Sustainable construction of open spaces on Tuesday, 05.07.2022, 09:30 - 17:00.

Seminar description

LOCAL AREA BREMER STRASSE - CLIMATE-ADAPTED UPGRADING OF THE GREEN AREA IN BREMER STRASSE 37

Together with the residents, the targets for the green space at Bremer Straße 37, 10115 Berlin-Moabit were defined in a multi-stage participation process and presented on the occasion of the Urban Development Day on 14 May 2022. The green area should become a pleasant place to spend time again; residents should find various seating options, play and sports facilities, but also a rich planting with educational value. On the left, Violetta Zilbersher (LA.BAR) and politician Hanna Steinmüller (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) in discussion.

Project page of local area Bremer Straße on the homepage of the Senate Department for Urban Development, Building and Housing

 

RECOGNITION FOR LA.BAR IN THE COMPETITION HELDMANSKAMP SCHOOL CENTRE - EXTENSION OF THE LEMGO SECONDARY SCHOOL

LA.BAR, in collaboration with the architects Gössler Kinz Kerber Schippmann, received a commendation in the competition School Centre Heldmanskamp - Extension of the Lemgo Secondary School.

Contribution

ICONS OF THE NINETIES - QUESTIONS TO THE PROFESSION

In January 2022, the title of the trade magazine Garten + Landschaft is "Icons of the 90s". Under the heading "Back to the Future", among others, Eike Richter is interviewed as a contemporary witness about his experiences.

Interview

 

 

LA.BAR PRACTICE PARTNER IN THE DBU RESEARCH PROJECT EVALUATION SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE OPEN-AIR FACILITIES

LA.BAR is a practical partner in the research project 'Evaluation System for Sustainable Open Spaces', which was initiated by the FLL and the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences (headed by Prof. Hendrik Laue) and can be realised with subsidies from the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU). The research project will run until July 2023. LA.BAR's task here, in cooperation with the City of Leipzig (Amt für Stadtgrün und Gewässer) as another practise partner, is to carry out an initial application of the sustainability assessment profiles developed from the FLL guideline 'Sustainability of Open Spaces'. For this purpose, two open spaces in Leipzig, such as the Parkbogen Ost, are being examined as sustainability pilot projects.

More information about our commitment to sustainability

 

PODCAST ON COMMITMENT TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND SUSTAINABILITY WITH EIKE RICHTER

Thanks to our bdla partner office hochC, Eike Richter was interviewed for a podcast on his commitment to landscape architecture and sustainability. As part of the series 'Let's talk Landscape', under the title 'Representing Landscape Architecture', he commented on his commitment as chairman of the Berlin-Brandenburg regional group of the Association of German Landscape Architects and as developer of the rating system for sustainable building (BNB-Outdoor facilities).

Podcast

 

COURSE: RATING SYSTEM SUSTAINABLE BUILDING (BNB) FOR OUTDOOR FACILITIES

Online presentation course at the Berlin Chamber of Architects, starting in April 2021:

As part of a training course, the contents of the NBB_AA assessment system will be presented in a practice-oriented manner. In addition to teaching the basics of the assessment system and how to implement the system in the planning and construction processes of public building administrations, the course aims to vividly convey the holistic planning idea underlying the topic of sustainability.

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ANOTHER COORDINATOR FOR SUSTAINABLE BUILDING

LA.BAR ARE NOW SUSTAINABILITY COORDINATORS

EXTENSION BUILDING OF ZEPERNICK PRIMARY SCHOOL RECEIVES THE BRANDENBURG SPECIAL AWARD FOR BUILDING CULTURE 2019

In cooperation with ARGE Renner Architekten/Bollinger + Fehlig Architekten Berlin and IBRF GmbH, LA.BAR Landschaftsarchitekten received the special prize as part of the Brandenburg Building Culture Award 2019 for the new extension of Zepernick primary school on 26.10.2019.

https://www.ak-brandenburg.de/content/grundschule-zepernick-erweiterungsneubau-0

 

SEMINAR GREEN ARCHITECTURE - ROOF AND FASSADE GREENING

Eike Richter is once again holding the training seminar 'Green Architecture - Green Roofs and Facades' in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Nicole Pfoser on 07.05.2019. The organiser of the seminar, which is taking place in Gelsenkirchen, is the Academy of the NRW Chamber of Architects.

Detailed information and the opportunity to register can be found under the following link:

Information & Anmeldung

 

INVITATION TO THE SEMINAR