The Grosser Burstah in Hamburg is nearing completion. The scaffolding has been taken off at the top of the building, revealing the new terracotta cladding manufactured by NBK. The rest of the façade will be finished by the end of the year.
The new office building will provide 13,700 square metres of offices and retail space, over ten floors, it is part of a larger development of the city north of the St Nikolai Memorial. The building aims to re-establish an urbanism which is consistent with the scale of the older streets in the central quarter. Most of the office space has been rented out, and the internal fit-out will start at the beginning of next year.
Photos by Ben Speltz / Caruso St John
Construction continues on the Grosser Burstah office building in Hamburg. The new office building, due to be completed in 2023, is part of a larger development of the city north of the St Nikolai Memorial; with the aim to re-establish a scale and urbanism which is consistent with the older streets of the central quarter.
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The new Gagosian Gallery in Mayfair opens to the public today. The gallery opens with an exhibition of paintings, sculptures and works on paper by Cy Twombly.
Caruso St John have won the competition for a new 13,500sq m office building in central Hamburg. The site on Grosser Burstah, adjacent to the Nikolaifleet canal, is part of a master-plan to restructure the area to the north of St Nicholas’s Church in order to re-establish a scale of city blocks more consistent with the older streets in the quarter.
In a talk for the Architecture Foundation, Associate Ben Speltz presents Caruso St John's work in Hamburg over the past decade, focusing on the practice's approach to working within the urban fabric of the city centre and introducing two recently completed projects, the Gortz Palais and Grosser Burstah Office Building.
Construction has started on a new office building on Stampfenbachstrasse in central Zurich. The building, for multinational insurance company AXA, houses around 4,000 square meters of office space over seven floors.
The project for the renovation of the Royale Belge in Brussels has now completed. An opening event was held on 28th June, hosted by Mix – a new venue encompassing a hotel, restaurant, gym and co-working space. The food hall and terrace on the ground floor has also opened, creating a new destination for the Watermaal-Bosvoorde area of Brussels. The project’s diverse functions are brought together by the new hall and staircase which creates a new centrepiece for the iconic building.
Caruso St John has received the building permit for the AXA Office building, located on Stampfenbachstrasse in central Zurich. The building, for multinational insurance company AXA, houses around 4,000 square meters of office space over seven floors.
Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2023, with a façade mock-up already completed for quality control of the materials and joints.
18th October 2022
The Zurich Lions Ice Hockey team will play their inaugural match tonight at the newly opened Swiss Life Arena. Located in Altstetten, at the north-western edge of the city, the 12,000 seat, 70,000m² arena is Caruso St John's largest building to date.