News and latest projects
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019
Merry Christmas to all our partners, colleagues and friends and best wishes for a Happy New Year!
wh-p Ingenieure at the 9th Structural Engineering Day
“Agile multi-project management; from the waterfall principle to self-organisation" was the topic of a lecture by Kai Zweigart and Stefan Spreng last Tuesday at the 9th Baden-Württemberg Structural Engineering Day in Stuttgart. The two gentlemen reported on our experiences with a team-based work structure, which is used successfully in our company.
More space for the Blueberry Inn in Berlin
After its extension, the kids- and youth-club Blueberry Inn located in Berlin-Neukölln will reside at four times the space in order to support the local community. We are pleased to be able to contribute to this social project by conducting the structural design for this building.
Seismic Award 2018 for Roche Bau 1
We are thrilled about the 1st prize at the Seismic Award of the Swiss Foundation of Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering for our high-rise project Roche Bau 1 in Basel. At the award ceremony last Monday, we were honoured together with the client and the architects from Herzog & de Meuron for the innovative design of one of the most earthquake-resistant buildings in Switzerland.
Grand opening of the Kressbronn Library
October 1st saw the grand opening of the new public library in Kressbronn, a village on the shores of Lake Constance. The historical timber roof frame of the former barn could be conserved during the refurbishment works.
sod-turning ceremony for new gymnasium in Überlingen
The beginning of the construction works for the new sports-centre in Überlingen was celebrated last Friday with a sod-turning ceremony. Completion is scheduled for summer 2020.
1st prize in the competition for the new SWR studio in Mannheim-Ludwigshafen
Another successful competition for Steimle Architekten! During the architectural design process we provided structural support.
WH-P INGENIEURE – NEW BERLIN-OFFICE
With our centrally-located Berlin office we will increase our engagement in northern Germany.
wh-p Ingenieure on tour in Oslo
Every two years, we are looking forward to an office trip with unknown destination. This year’s surprise trip brought us to Oslo, where we spent three great and sunny days.
ELBTOWER – HAMBURG’S NEW LANDMARK
We are pleased to announce that we are going to contribute to construction of Germany’s third-tallest building, 230m tall Elbtower in Hamburg. Together with the engineers of Wetzel & von Seht we will implement the structural design into the architectural design of David Chipperfield Architects.
Hospital in Erlangen - topping-out ceremony
April 23rd saw the topping-out ceremony for the new extension building at the Universitätsklinikum (university medical centre) in Erlangen. The opening of 6-storey building designed by gmp Architekten is scheduled for 2021.
Opening of the new Lahr footbridge
At the opening of the State Garden Show 2018 last week in Lahr, the new Ortenau-footbridge was ceremonially opened to the public. Elegantly curved, the distinctive cable-stayed bridge connects the two garden display areas of the Lake Park and the Citizen’s Park.
1st Prize for residential and commercial buildings in Böblingen / Sindelfingen
Our congratulations go to kadawittfeldarchitektur for winning the 1st prize in the competition “Seeuferbebauung” for the Flugfeld (airfield) in Böblingen/Sindelfingen. As part of the competition team we are delighted to hear about this success.
Topping-out ceremony for Bundeswehrfachschule Karlsruhe
The construction work for the new Bundeswehrfachschule (school for armed forces) has been completed. With a festive topping-out ceremony this was celebrated last Monday in Karlsruhe. The three-winged building designed by v-architekten will open its doors for up to 350 pupils in spring 2019.
All cables were installed successfully. The final structural state has been reached now. The grand opening of the horticultural show will take place on April 12th, 2018.
1st Prize for the festival hall in Gammertingen
Our congratulations go to Steimle Architekten for winning the 1st prize in the architectural design competition for the new festival hall in Gammertingen.
1st prize for visitor center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bauhaus in Bernau
Our congratulations go to Steimle Architekten for winning the 1st prize in the competition for a new visitor center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bauhaus Denkmal in Bernau. As part of the competition team we are delighted to hear about this success.
Interior work is in progress at the adidas Arena
By the installation of the façade and sun shade elements the adidas Arena takes its outer shape. The opening of the distinctive office building by behnisch architekten is scheduled for end of 2018.
Last Thursday saw the successful erection of the pylon for the Lahr footbridge built in the course of the horticultural show 2018 in Lahr. The 50 m tall pylon supports the bridge superstructure spanning 120 m between the abutments.