New Flexim Headquarters Building, Berlin, Germany
Selected pre-concept design submission from APRIL until JUNI 20135, Winner

The Flexim Company is an international established manufacturer and leading developer in the field of clamp-on ultrasonic flow measurement systems with a growth potential of approx. 20% p.a. Based on a long-term growth strategy the company has acquired an extensive plot of land along the Boxberger Straße in Berlin-Marzahn to realize their new headquarter building.

  • Courtyard concept based on the internal production and logistic process of the users
  • Realisation of the first building phase of the complex with two 'courts' which, in connection with the entrance court, establish the company address on the Boxberger Straße
  • 'Boulevard' on the first floor contains the large portion of meeting and social spaces creating a communicative special zone as well as forming the connection between courts A and B
  • Economic building structural system with prioritised use of CO2 neutral building materials (timber and cellulose)
  • Construction: hybrid timber/concrete skeleton with attached facade (timber frame construction), basement floor in reinforced concrete
  • Around 30% below EnEV (2009) energy use standards
  • About 80% of heat supply by waste water heat recovery with heat recovery exchanger

Client
Flexim GmbH

Gross floor area 
13.800 sq m

Net floor area
12.000 sq m

Planning (LP 1–7) 
10/2013–05/2015

Implementation (LP 8)
05/2014–09/2017

Architect 
Roswag Architekten

Structural Engineering 
Ziegert | Seiler Ingenieure and IBRF GmbH

Climatic Design, Simulation, EnEV Certification 
IB Hausladen

Mechanical Engineer 
ISB Schneider & Bauer mbH

Landscape Concept 
Capatti Staubach – Urbane Landschaften

Landscape Architect
Atelier 8

Project Controlling
Büro Jens Schubring

Awards
KlimaSchutzPartner 2014 (Prizewinner of the category 'Erfolgreiche und innovative Planungen')


Publications

german-architects: Weniger Technik, mehr Architektur

Koch B.: Ausgezeichnete Klimaschutzvorhaben – Zwischenstand zum Auswahlverfahren, published in: Deutsches Architektenblatt, Edition: 08/2014, P. 9


Photos
ZRS Architekten Ingenieure, Daniela Friebel (Model)