Rennovation of Environmental Ministry Building Bismarckplat, Berlin, Germany
2nd Round, Invited Competition, 2010

  • Planning standards: BNB Gold, very high requirements, EnEV New building 2009 – 50% through selection of wood fibre insulation/Earth plaster for energy efficiency
  • Opening of Environmental Ministry to the city and surroundings; open new link through Bismarckplatz and courtyard tot the parks on Koenigsallee, open public Foyer, Exhibition, Library and Cafe
  • Removal of earlier extensions; build extension to the existing organisational grid structure of the heritage building with three-storey laboratory building (Ground floor public areas);
  • use of existing staircases and corridors
  • Resolution of the central corridor (office use) through communications zones in the centre of each respective area, communication and transparence through extensive glazing

Architect 
Roswag Architekten with eins bis neun architekten ingenieure

Structural Engineering, Earth Building Consultancy
Ziegert | Seiler Ingenieure

Landscape Architect 
freianlage.de Landschaftsarchitektur

Energy Concept 
Ingenieurbüro Hausladen

Floor area 
ca. 30.000 sq m