Profile of Behnisch Architekten, Munich, headquartered in Germany. One project submitted by Behnisch Architekten, Munich has been published on Architecture News Plus (ANP).
Behnisch Architekten was founded in 1989 and works out of four offices — Stuttgart, Munich, Boston and Los Angeles. Since the foundation of the firm, the social dimension of architecture has been a fundamental aspect of its design philosophy. Over the years it has gained a reputation as a practice with in-depth experience in sustainable architecture, and many of its buildings received international awards. These offices are directed by Stefan Behnisch and his partners in varying combinations. The Partners are David Cook, Martin Haas, Robert Hösle, Christof Jantzen, Robert Matthew Noblett and Stefan Rappold. Stefan Behnisch is involved in all four offices.
Behnisch Architekten realised, among others, the Institute for Forestry and Nature Research in Wageningen, The Netherlands; the Genzyme Center in Cambridge, MA; the Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research for the University of Toronto; the Unilever Headquarters and the Marco Polo Tower in Hamburg’s HafenCity; the Speed Skating Stadium Max Aicher Arena in Bavarian Inzell, and the new administrative building for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva.