Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Architekt
Since 1998 we have focused on navigating the increasing complexity of architectural creation, constantly evolving and expanding our understanding of the challenges at hand.
The key questions remained :
How can we add value in translating the vision and social functional and organizational requirements of our clients into spatial tasks and programs?
How can we unlock and align the knowledge from all parties involved - from CEO to end-users to create spatial structures which serve them all?
How can we inspire our clients to creating an innovative, sustainable and context-oriented built environment on all scales?
How can we acknowledge both business needs and social responsibility in a successful planning process?
Since 1998, ARCHITEKTUR. KOMMUNIKATION. has evolved from providing methods focused on innovative office concepts, end-user communication and defining the requirements for successful spatial structures.
We soon realized, that creating successful office concepts strongly depends on the structural potential of their buildings, such as form, facad, context and infrastructure.
We also realized that successful building structures most likely emerge from an approach that integrates more than design ideas or technology. Therefore, our approach has naturally expanded into creating building structures through specific planning strategies for a successful and context-oriented process.
ARCHITEKTUR. KOMMUNIKATION. We are an experienced and dedicated team of architects with a fondness for an interdisciplinary approach.
Living and working abroad and in different European cities such as London has created an international background for my professional life early on.
This shaped my perspective when it comes to dealing with the challenges posed by a globalized, urbanized and diverse society for all of us - and for the architectural profession in particular. Working regularly across borders, I am aware of the mutuality we share in our daily work and life in different countries and with different cultures, no matter where we are from.
Even in uncertain times I therefore hope that the necessity to collectively navigate the challenges ahead will finally unite us instead of further dividing us.
In a world, where the population soon will exceed 8 billion people, (approx. 7 billion more than 150 years ago), traditional concepts of conceptualizing our conditions of co-existing might be no longer beneficial. I also explored in my research work why global societies require a more flexible, relational approach towards the definition of territory, spatial confinement and borders. This approach, however, also includes acknowledging the relevancy of individual or local identities without framing it within a dividing conclusion.
The architectural profession has always practiced from sharing and creating across borders. This has been essential as well as beneficial for our work. From this perspective, architecture is a very important social medium, which, in times of change, can contribute to positively shaping the values of modern societies. This contribution, from my point of view, always starts with the thinking and understanding in each planning process.
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