Discover Germany | Special Theme | Architecture & Design
Tailored solutions for every need Munich-based architects Alexander Bauer, David Reichert and Alexandra Seitz don’t have a signature style that defines their work. Instead, creativity is just as much king as the customer.
to the adequacy of the creative means as well as the economic efficiency.” Fresh, award-winning ideas
TEXT: SONJA IRANI | PHOTOS: BAUER KURZ STOCKBURGER & PARTNER
“Rather than restricting our architectural creativity to a particular style, we are open to new developments and influences,”explains Alexander Bauer, one of three managing directors and chartered engineers at Bauer Kurz Stockburger & Partner, when asked to define his architectural signature style.“This is because every building project that we carry out represents an individual solution and is thoroughly unique. Our aim is to offer the people spending time in our constructions a pleasant, communicative and friendly atmosphere. This atmosphere should be free from unnecessary constraints as they may occur from self-deter-
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mined requirements such as symmetry, grid structure or certain submission principles. When we look at the requirements of our client and determine what’s needed for the project, we always pay particular attention
One example of such a project is the brand new construction of the Ernst-Barlachschool in Munich.“The main challenge we faced were the partly handicapped pupils on one hand and the requirements set by the city council on the other,”remembers Bauer. “Aside from the primary and secondary
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