Wife Professor Christa of richer of the University of Dortmund, in consultation with their advisors, Professor Andreas Favreau of the University of Bochum, and Professor Alexander Schmidt of the University of Diusburg-Essen, 17 groups of future designs for a new and sustainable designed accommodation worked. The initiator demanded new urban ideas for the unused railway area and wanted a connection of land at the adjacent neighbourhoods. Traffic barriers should be overcome and new topographical concepts developed. Jury decided a nationwide jury of recognized professionals and the local planning authority at its meeting on September 2, 2010 about the distribution of the first three places. The judges also stimulated due to the quality of the designs, to give two more recognitions. Members of the jury were Hans-Jurgen Best, head of the Planning Department of the city of Essen, Thomas Franke, head of the Office for city planning and building regulations of the city of Essen, Georg Arens, Managing Director of the EEC in Essen Economic development, the Oliver Hall and Martin Holscher professors from the University of East Westphalia-Lippe, Jorg Lober RWE service GmbH, Professor Joachim Schultz of the University of Applied Sciences Munster and Jan Stormer, managing partner of Stormer Murphy and partner GbR from Hamburg. We have us very glad that we could win a so to speak nationally and locally prominent represented jury for the jury,”as Axel Koschany, managing partner of Nagaraj and as a promoter of competition also member of the jury. The very different approaches of the designs have led to intense and partly controversial discussions.
This is in the tension between student freedom and the question of the market conformity of a possible implementation. Georg Arens, experienced in countless similar procedures and competitions, expressed what felt at least all Essen members of the jury: the work showed a potential for development for the area, which had not been expected in this quality and the be sure the further considerations on the part of the city to be included in should. So, also Hans-Jurgen Best on the occasion of the award ceremony announced to present the designs of the winning teams the urban planning Committee on November 4, 2010. Creative class RUHR the creative class RUHR Festival is an action and communication platform for creative companies in the Ruhr metropolis. For the second time and for four weeks around 200 events in eight cities are on the programme. All details to the companies involved and posts are online under.
Link for more image data: index.php… Nagaraj stands for creativity, quality and innovation. founded in 1959 in Essen, the architectural firm continues today in the second generation. With about 50 employees is the strength of the Office is always back at ease and curious to get involved in tasks and to find solutions. First priority has been working in Germany, ties that Office since some years contacts abroad. New focus Ireland, England, Dubai, Russia and Georgia. Since 2005, Nagaraj maintains an Office in Dubai, 2009 the architects there opened their Office Nagaraj Middle East. “It is our responsibility’, so the managing partner Axel Koschany and Wolfgang Zimmer, together with our client with future-oriented architecture to create spaces for people.