Residential Tower Sustainable

Sustainable residential tower in HafenCity, Hamburg

KCAP and K+H, in collaboration with Transsolar KlimaEngineering, PML Lange and WTM Engineers have won the first prize in the competition for a sustainable residential tower in Hamburg, Germany. The project is one of three ‘Wasserhäuser’ that are to be built in the Baakenhafen, which is part of the HafenCity master plan by KCAP/ASTOC - currently the largest inner-city development in Europe. One of the main objectives was to design a tower that is part of its context but also has a clear identity of its own, and makes maximum use of its location.

A total of 14 participants were invited in three parallel competitions by three different developers. KCAP and K+H competed for the westernmost plot, commissioned by LIP Ludger Inholte Projekten...

Location
  • Hamburg, Germany
Client
  • LIP Ludger Inholte Projektentwicklung GmbH
Year
  • 2022 - 2022
Status
  • Competition
Program
  • 7,500 m2 residential tower with 62 dwellings
Disciplines
  • Architecture
Credits
  • Visuals: Playtime
  • Drawings: KCAP with K+H
Collaborators
  • Climate engineer: Transsolar KlimaEngineering
  • Façade consultants: PML Lange
  • structural design, building physics: WTM Engineers
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