The former Tonhallen site in the small town of Villingen-Schwenningen in the Black Forest has lain empty for 20 years. The authorities expect this new development to both revitalize the town center and create a significant architectural bridge between the old town and the banks of the River Brigach. The decision-makers in the urban planning development process were convinced by the concept submitted by ATP Munich and the project developer S&P Commercial Development GmbH, a company of the Sontowski & Partner Group.
Architect and Head of Design Paul Ohnmacht on the consequences of Covid-19 for the working environment.
The fact that the corona crisis will lead to long-term changes in working environments is quite clear to Paul Ohnmacht. However, for the architect and Head of Design at ATP Innsbruck the question of what these changes will look like is fascinating and is closely related to the concept of Activity Based Working (ABW).
ATP CEO Christoph M. Achammer and Lars Oberwinter, Managing Director of Plandata, on the digitalization of the construction sector.
Due to the Covid-19 measures, this year’s Building Life Congress had to take place online - which was actually very appropriate for an event on the subject of digital construction, design, and operation! All speakers delivered their lectures online between 13th and 20th May. ATP CEO Christoph M. Achammer addressed the subject of the digitalization of the building industry and Lars Oberwinter, Managing Director of Plandata, offered some interesting insights into the potential of BIM as an instrument of quality assurance.
A “smart” building for a technology leader
In Mannheim, where ABB Deutschland was established 120 years ago, ATP Frankfurt is now planning a multifunctional building for agile and customer-oriented work. The building, with a gross floor area of 24,000 m2 should provide a home to around 1,200 employees – from operative teams, the research center, and service divisions.
ALEJA Shopping Center in Ljubljana, SL
With its compelling and meticulously realized concept, the newly-opened ALEJA shopping center in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, which was designed by ATP architects engineers (Innsbruck), offers the perfect platform for international and local labels in around 80 shops with a total of 32,000 m2 of lettable space. With its rooftop leisure, sport, and relaxation areas and its stylish food court, the technically and architecturally innovative building responds to the competition from online retailers while also giving space back to the surrounding urban district.