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Office Profile & References

Planquadrat Elfers Geskes Krmer Part.G dwb BDA Architects and Urban Planners Platz der Deutschen Einheit 21 64293 Darmstadt Germany fon +49-6151-81969-0 fax +49-6151-81969-99 architekten@planquadrat.com www.planquadrat.com

Planquadrat Elfers Geskes Krmer

Part.G. / dwb BDA DASL

Architects and Urban Planners

Office Profile Office History / Fields of Activity / Partners

OFFICE HISTORY The architects office Planquadrat was founded in 1994 by the partners Herbert Elfers, Martin Geskes and Jrg Krmer and is operated as a partnership. 1998 saw the founding of the architects office Planar GmbH in Kielce/Poland together with Jacek Augustin and Slavek Studniarek. Since 2001 Planquadrat has been operating in the Peoples Republic of China, since 2003 in Dubai, U.A.E. In 2005 the architects office Planquadrat Middle East, Dubai was founded. Since 2011 Planquadrat has been operating in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. and India.

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY The service spectrum comprises all fields of activity from the fields or urban planning and architecture. Included among the architectural projects are industrial, commercial, laboratory, administrative and residential buildings, schools, shopping centres and special usage buildings. The field of urban planning includes feasibility studies, urban master plans, legally binding land-use plans and services accompanying marketing. We support projects in all work phases up to general planning. Expert reports and client consultancy likewise count among our fields of activity as well as the regular participation in national and international competitions.

THE PARTNERS Herbert Elfers, Dipl.-Ing. Architekt (graduate architect) Born 05.06.63 in Kassel Professional experience since 1992 Member of the Chamber of Architects Hesse, No. 13413 Martin Geskes, Dipl.-Ing. Architekt und Stdtebauarchitekt, (graduate architect and urban planner) Born 19.07.61 in Frankfurt Hchst Professional experience since 1986 Member of the Chamber of Architects Hesse, No. 10872 Jrg Krmer, Dipl.-Ing. Architekt (graduate architect) Born 23.07.59 in Hhn Professional experience since 1992 Member of the Chamber of Architects Hesse, No. 13414 ASSOCIATIONS Membership in the Deutscher Werkbund / and on the board thereof Membership in the BDA / Bund Deutscher Architekten (Association of German Architects) Membership in the Deutsche Akademie fr Stdtebau und Landesplanung

Planquadrat Elfers Geskes Krmer

Part.G. / dwb BDA DASL

Architects and Urban Planners

Office Profile Equipment

SOFTWARE Plan development Graphics and visualisation Tender INTERNAL NETWORK The network is based on Windows including approx. 70 clients, 3 servers. Administration of network in cooperation with Save.IP GmbH, Darmstadt. Visualisation, presentations and architectural films in cooperation with formhouse GmbH, an in-house company with Planquadrat as a shareholder. 4 Servers (1 MS Exchange Server, 1 Domain Server, 1 File Server, 1 Backup Server) 70 work stations, of these 55 CAD and VectorWorks work stations 10 Laptops, of these 5 including docking stations 1 scanner A3, 1 slide scanner, 1 deck scanner A4 2 multifunctional systems - printing/scanning/copying DIN A4/A3 - RICOH MP C2500 und RICOH 3224C 2 colour plotter A0 - HP DesignJet T1200 PostScript und HP DJ 500PS 1 inkjet printer - Epson Stylos Photo 2100 A3 colour 3 laser printers - Lexmark A4, HP 4500 DIN A4, HP 5500 A4/A3 colour 2 data projectors 3 digital reflex cameras and 2 digital cameras 3 Apple iPads photo reproduction system workshop for model making PROJECT DATABASE The office has a web-based database individually designed and configured for Planquadrat with a link to the Planquadrat homepage. Updating of database and hompage takes place in real time. The database serves as a tool for all employees with the purpose of project documentation and constant information comparison of running and completed projects at home and abroad. PROGRESS CHART / COST CONTROL Cost estimation, calculation, estimate and statement are ascertained via own control systems and are verified and completed using the Baukosten-Index (BKI). The time management is done via MS-Project and pro-Plan. We perform our own control and efficiency calAutoCad, VektorWorks, ArchiCad Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp Arriba (RIB Bausoftware GmbH), Standardleistungsbuch Bau

Planquadrat Elfers Geskes Krmer

Part.G. / dwb BDA DASL

Architects and Urban Planners

Office Profile Quality Management

QUALITY MANAGEMENT We always aim to optimise our services taking into account temporal and material specifications while at the same time enhancing the value. The quality assurance for all work processes, from planning to execution, is always guaranteed through the following aspects: > Company structure Clear company structure and classification of fields of activity illustrated in the organigram. > Training High level of training standard for all staff as well as regular specialised training courses for each individual as well as coaching sessions and seminars to develop the organisation for the whole team. > Administrative and archiving systems An internal quality assurance with the aid of administrative and archiving systems in the form of a digital handbook and a project database both include general and the companys own standards and norms, is constantly updated and is accessible to each member of staff at the workplace. > Hardware / software equipment High quality equipment with state-of-the-art hardware and computer programmes, support provided by internal as well as external administrators. > Internal communication Optimum internal communication as a result of office and team meetings taking place regularly on Mondays, supplemented by an internal newsletter that conveys the contents of the meetings as well as event and training offers. > Close cooperation with clients The close cooperation with the client over the whole period of planning and execution, always with the aim of increasing the clients satisfaction even further, whereby costs and time management are constantly monitored with our own, tried and tested control systems.

PLANQUADRAT HANDBOOK The Planquadrat handbook we developed ourselves offers an overview for all staff on the rules and standards of architecture, guidelines on the applied computer programmes as well as the internal office structure. The handbook is divided up into 5 parts project files, planning standards and information, archiving and forms, administration, internet links. It is accessible for every employee from his/her workplace. It is constantly updated, systematically further developed and adapted to new requirements.

Planquadrat Elfers Geskes Krmer

Part.G. / dwb BDA DASL

Architects and Urban Planners

Office Profile Personnel

PERSONNEL At present we employ 74 members of staff.

Management/partners Architects Master of spatial and environmental planning Bachelor of Arts Architectural draughtsmen/women Site management Students of architecture and student apprentices Management assistant/accounting/personnel Secretariat/Administration Public Relations/Documentation Workshop for model making Visualisation/architectural films

Herbert Elfers, Martin Geskes, Jrg Krmer 49 employees 1 employee 1 employee 8 employees and 1 trainee 2 employee 10 employees 1 employee 2 employees 2 employees 1 employee in cooperation with formhouse GmbH

Planquadrat Elfers Geskes Krmer

Part.G. / dwb BDA DASL

Architects and Urban Planners

Office Profile organogram / team expertise

PARTNERS MEMBER OF THE MANAGEMENT ADMINISTARTION PUBLIC RELATIONS

H. Elfers

M. Geskes

J. Krmer

C. Becker

U. Ritter

B. Schfer

K. Schweickhardt

C. Konradt M. Sobe

I. Zimmermann G. Acosta

PROJECTMANAGER

C. Becker J. Nagel

M. Gruber U. Ritter

M. Helfrich P. Schneider

H. Mller J. Tillmanns

R. Mller

ARCHITECTS TEAM K. Bauschert F. Esmer H. Grobe G. Kalinova S. Meiners St. Opel F. Bsz N. Forstreuter N. Hartmann A. Klauser J. Mende P. Rasche C. Boicekofski C. Forthuber S. Hechler S. Kgler O. Miklosi S. Reitmeier A. Stenzel E. Vlasenko L. Caspani F. Fritsche M. Hirth C. Kopf R. Mhlfeit B. Schirmer S. Weitzel J. Eggert M. Gasanovic S. Jauer M. Klling M. Mller D. Schnabel M. Wber

A. Schultheis T. Souza E. Trautmann N. Uguzoglu B. Wll N. Hartmann T. Karaca U. Roth-Schmer S. Samurovic

V. Schlepckow A. Trautmann

C. Machtolf S. Voss-Stolte

G. Meckel H. Weimar

M. Rokopf

ARCHITECTURAL DRAUGHTSMEN/ WOMEN STUDENTS

H. Fischer F. Russo

C. Hafner D. Soldan

O. Hahn C. Weil

M. Miranda-Halblaub F. Lutz C. Schulte A. Wirth

MODEL MAKING IT-ADMINISTRATION SITE MANAGEMENT VISUALISATION

J. Waldinger Firma save.ip H. Hofmann B. Krebs

formhouse GmbH

planquadrat
Residential buildings

Wohnhof in Mainz-Kastel
Teilbare Wohneinheiten in kologischer Bauweise

Villa Burgberg, Erlangen


Exclusive living in Erlangen

Villa Burgberg, Erlangen


Exclusive living in Erlangen

ANSICHT ca.6,60

DACHTERRASSE

GARTENGESCHOSS GF ca. 125m

ca.5,40

ZWISCHENGESCHOSS

Strae
13%

6%

ERDGESCHOSS

VELOPMENT GMBH

M 1:200

VORENTWURF / Grundstck 3
BAUHERR:

Stand 14.02.2012

ARCHITEKT:

Gste

ca.19,6m

LECHNER DEVELOPMENT GMBH


Kche Kamin

M 1:200

VORENTWURF / Grundstck 3
Zimmer
ca.13,0m

Stand 14.02.2012

ca. 6,75
ARCHITEKT:
Schlafen Bad Sauna
Stand 14.02.2012

OBERGESCHOSS GF ca. 145m

Arbeitszimmer

Zimmer
ca.17,4m

Terrasse

Loggia

OBERGESCHOSS VARIANTE 2 GARTENGESCHOSS


RD NO

BAUHERR:

LECHNER DEVELOPMENT GMBH

M 1:200

LECHNER DEVELOPMENT VORENTWURF / Grundstck 3 GMBH

14.02.2012 Stand BAUHERR:

ARCHITEKT:

M 1:200

ARCHITEKT:

VORENTWURF / Grundstck 3

T GMBH

Exclusive Living in Burgberg, ErlangenVORENTWURF / Grundstck 3


M 1:200 Stand 14.02.2012

ARCHITEKT:

Client: Lechner Group

Haus Salvenblick, Kirchberg


Luxusappartements

Haus Salvenblick, Kirchberg


Luxusappartements

Exclusive houses in exclusive position at an exclusive place. Modern and contemporary architecture with reminiscence in locally usual building materials. Bright, broadminded and outstandingly fitted out apartments. Differentiated outside spaces of different qualities. With balcony, or terrace and with own Swimmingpool. Underground parking with 11 parking

spaces and exclusive access of the garage directly in the houses. Client: Work phases: Lechner Projektbau Tirol 1-5 7.534 m 73.278 m

Gross square area:

Urban villas Kaetcheslachpark Frankfurt am Main-Riedberg


High quality residential buildings

Urban villas Kaetcheslachpark Frankfurt am Main-Riedberg


High quality residential buildings

The first three in a row of six Urban villas at Kaetcheslachpark occupy one of the most attractive sites within the Riedberg quarter facing Taunus mountains and Frankfurt Skyline. The cubic volumes are supplemented by a layer of covered terraces and balconies facing south. Multiple asssignments 2005, 1st prize Selected for the Tag der Architektur 2008 Client: NCC Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt am Main Work phases: 1-5 architectural planning Start of planning: July 2005 Completion: October 2007 Total building costs: 2.61 Mio. Euro Gross square area: 6,090 m Gross cubic volume: 13,570 m

Winterhafen, Mainz
Urbanistic competition 1997

"Waterfront" Conception of 200 residential units plus industrial real estate and underground parking at the Winterhafen in Mainz. Client: Mainzer Aufbau-Gesellschaft mbH and Deutsche Bahn Immobiliengesellschaft mbH

zones

view

noise protection

parking

hanging gardens

noise protection

open space reference

Winterhafen, Mainz
Urbanistic Concept 2001

The residential buildings are all facing the haven and the river Rhein - green roof terraces, winter gardens and balconies characterise the facade and guarantee a special quality of living conditions.

Winterhafen, Mainz
Revision / building application 2007

Urban villas Kaetcheslachpark 7-10 Frankfurt am Main-Riedberg


High quality residential buildings

Urban villas Kaetcheslachpark 7-10 Frankfurt am Main-Riedberg


High quality residential buildings

New building of four town villas continuing the row of point houses already existing at Kaetcheslachpark. The villas are located in one of the most attractive areas in the district of Riedberg with a view of the Taunus mountains and Frankfurt's skyline. They each have seven units and two separate underground garages. Client: Lechner Massivhaus GmbH Planning phases: 1-4, parts of 5 Planning period: 2006 - 2009

Rheinauer Grten, Bonn


Residential Quarter

Rheinauer Grten, Bonn


Residential Quarter

Planning for the residential quarter Rheinauer Grten on the site of the former utility services of the American housing estate in Bonn. Invited to realisation competition 2007, 1st prize Client: LEG Landesentwicklungsgesellschaft NRW Work phases: 1-4 architectural planning Completion: expected 2010

Brems'sche Hoefe, Cologne-Zollstock


Residential and commercial buildings

Brems'sche Hoefe, Cologne-Zollstock


Residential and commercial buildings

Competition 1998 1st prize. Development of residential and commercial buildings in collaboration with Bauwens, Cologne. Including 116 residential units. Client: ZETA Immobilien- und Projektentwicklung GmbH Work phases: 3-5 in parts Planning period: 1999-2001 Commercial space: 1,372 m Residential floor space: 7,715 m

Westhafen Frankfurt am Main Building sector 4


Multi-unit apartment buildings with underground parking

Photographs: Frank am Westhafen GmbH & Co. KG

Westhafen Frankfurt am Main Building sector 4


Multi-unit apartment buildings with underground parking

Photographs: Frank am Westhafen GmbH & Co. KG

The apartment complex within the new building area Westhafen Frankfurt am Main between Speicherstrasse, Hafenstrasse and Bachforellenweg includes 101 apartments for rent (building 1, 2 and 3) and 40 exclusive freehold units at waterfront. Client: Frank am Westhafen GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt a. M. Work phases: 1-3 architectural planning Planning period: 2005

Al Warqua Residence, Dubai


Residential Building

Al Warqua Residence, Dubai


Residential Building

Design of a 10-storey residential building with representative foyer on the groundlevel, as well as a swimmingpool and tness area on the roof. The design allows up to ten different apartment types from one to four bedrooms, which are arranged by maisonette over two storeys. Client: Mr. Farhan Faraidooni Conception: 2003 Work phases: planning 1-4 GFA: 8.146 m Building Costs: 5.312.000 EUR

Rostamani Tower, Dubai


High-rise Building

Rostamani Tower, Dubai


High-rise Building

Design of a high-rise building with appartements, ofces, car park and retail areas. Client: Hassan Al Rostamani Work phases: Design planning up to approval Conception: 2004 - 2005 GFA: 38.000m

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Rostamani Tower, Dubai


High-rise Building

The building is part of a sequence of high-rise buildings anking the arterial route to Abu Dhabi. Due the urban situation and the unique location, the street facade is highlighted to convey a special image. The maze as a strong symbol and ornamental playfullness gives the building its identity and inimitability.

K1 Apartment, Mumbai
Residential Tower

K1 Apartment, Mumbai
Residential Tower

Client: Ashta Vinayak Developers Location: Kharghar, Sector 21, Navi Mumbai. Category: Residential Status: Under construction. No. of Floors: Stilt + Podium + 18 Typical floors Total B.U.A.: 6175 Sqm K1 Apartment is a posh residential tower overlooking Golf course, Kharghar hills and Isckon temple. The Tower houses single four bedroom unit in each floor.