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About sauerbruch hutton

Sauerbruch Hutton is an international agency for architecture, urbanism and design, founded in 1989. Presently there are about 75 Architects, Designers, Engineers, Modelmakers and administrative staff working in their office in Berlin.

Sauerbruch Hutton realize individual and sustainable solutions to a wide range of programs. The enjoyment of the sensuality of space and material, as well as the mastery of up-to-date technology and the intelligent use of existing resources of every kind are the focus of their work.

Their projects are always inspired by and tailored to the specifics of their site, their brief and their client. Since they consider architecture to be a process of dialogue, they intimately involve selected experts and consultants in every stage of the design process. Sauerbruch Hutton have been awarded numerous national and international prizes.

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sauerbruch hutton at CTBUH

Sauerbruch Hutton Present on KfW Westarkade

3 Nov 2011, Awards Symposium Video – One of the most energy-efficient office buildings in the world,…

Matthias Sauerbruch

Matthias Sauerbruch

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2019
Berlin, Germany

CTBUH Resources Involving sauerbruch hutton

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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What do you think is the best tall building in existence today, and why?

Dec 2012 – Monthly Video Series
Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Dr. Akira Wada, Architectural Institute of Japan; Joseph Rechichi, Forest City Ratner Companies; Toby Blunt, Foster + Partners; Craig Gibbons, Arup; et al

What do you think is the single biggest limiting factor that would prevent humanity creating a mile-high?

Dec 2012 – Monthly Video Series
Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Engineers; John Bowers, Gehry Partners; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; et al

Can tall buildings ever truly become carbon-neutral?

Dec 2012 – Monthly Video Series
Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Craig Webb, Gehry Partners; Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Craig Gibbons, Arup; et al

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What do you think is the best tall building in existence today, and why?
Dec 2012 – Monthly Video Series; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Dr. Akira Wada, Architectural Institute of Japan; Joseph Rechichi, Forest City Ratner Companies; Toby Blunt, Foster + Partners; Craig Gibbons, Arup; et al
Industry leaders answering this question include: Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Joseph Rechichi, Forest City Ratner Companies;Toby Blunt, Foster + Partners; Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group; John Bowers, Gehry Partners; Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton…
What do you think is the single biggest limiting factor that would prevent humanity creating a mile-high?
Dec 2012 – Monthly Video Series; Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Engineers; John Bowers, Gehry Partners; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; et al
Industry leaders answering this question include: Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Dr. Akira Wada, Architectural Institute of Japan; Toby Blunt,…
Can tall buildings ever truly become carbon-neutral?
Dec 2012 – Monthly Video Series; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Craig Webb, Gehry Partners; Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Craig Gibbons, Arup; et al
Industry leaders answering this question include: Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Craig Webb, Gehry Partners; Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Craig Gibbons, Arup; John Bowers, Gehry Partners; Joseph Rechichi,…
2011 witnessed the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Do you believe tall buildings are now "safe" from terrorism?
Dec 2012 – Monthly Video Series; Joseph Rechichi, Forest City Ratner Companies; Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton; Michael Kwok, Arup; Toby Blunt, Foster + Partners; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; et al
Industry leaders answering this question include: Michael Kwok, Arup; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Dr. Akira Wada, Architectural Institute of Japan; Dominic Bettison, Wilkinson Eyre; Craig Gibbons, Arup; Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group; Louisa Hutton,…
Interview: KfW Westarkade
3 Nov 2011 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Axel Hinterthan, KfW Bankengruppe; Frankfurt and Matthias Sauerbruch & Louisa Hutton, Sauerbruch Hutton
The winner of the 2011 Best Tall Building Europe, KfW Westarkade in Frankfurt, is also the winner of the Overall Best Tall Building Worldwide. Axel, Matthias, & Louisa speak on one of the most energy-efficient office buildings in the world.
Best Tall Building Europe: KfW Westarkade: The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency
3 Nov 2011 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Axel Hinterthan, KfW Bankengruppe; Matthias Sauerbruch & Louisa Hutton, Sauerbruch Hutton
One of the most energy-efficient office buildings in the world, KfW Westarkade is projected to use about half the primary energy of an average European office building, and one-third of a North American one. Its appearance is a direct expression of…

Tall Buildings Involving sauerbruch hutton

1   ADAC Headquarters 2012 93 m Munich
2   GSW Hauptverwaltung 1999 82 m Berlin
3   KfW Westarkade 2010 56 m Frankfurt am Main
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.