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Each project is a mission Munich-based architecture firm Studio SOKO's expertise is working on complex projects at the interface of architecture and interior design. TEXT: DORINA REICHHOLD | PHOTOS: STUDIO SOKO
Team play is part of their name. The word SOKO stems from the abbreviation of the German word Sonderkommission, meaning special commission. It stresses the fact that every project is a new mission for Munich architecture firm Studio SOKO, and asks for a suitable, specially commissioned team to take care of it. The firm's expertise comprises of residential construction, interior construction, hotel and catering facilities as well as office planning. Studio SOKO is headed by the two partners Sabine Eichbauer and Jochen Kraske. After graduating at Technische Universität München, both gained in-depth knowl-
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edge while working on various architectural projects in Germany, abroad and as freelance architects, before founding Studio SOKO in 2010. Their success is established by the firm's ever creative approach to new undertakings. Kraske puts emphasis on the fact that each new building project requires the team to take on a new perspective and look for new solutions. Standard formats, as well as elements and ideas which have been formerly used in other projects, will not be taken into account as the goal is to find perfect individually customised solutions for each new task. The emphasis is always on the
project's requirements.“We see ourselves as translators for the wishes and needs of our clients,“ states Kraske.