Travelling with an architect: discovering Hamburg

Our contemporary architecture tour in Northen Europe

by Serena L. Rosato
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TRAVEL_ This week we take a contemporary architecture tour of Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.The port of Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe (after the Port of Rotterdam) and tenth largest worldwide. 

The city is a major tourist destination for both domestic and overseas visitors; it ranked 17th in the world for livability in 2012, and in 2010 it ranked 10th in the world.

Have a look to some of greatest and peculiar projects of the last ten years! 


Spiegel Group’s new headquarters by Henning Larsen Architects, 2011



Neue Hamburger Terrassen by LAN Architecture 2013



Halle A byDesignliga, 2013



WakuWaku Dammtor by Ippolito Fleitz Group Identity Architects, 2013



BIQ house by ARUP 2013



Superbude St Pauli Hotel byDreimeta, 2012



Hamburg-Harburg Technical University by gmp Architekten, 2012



25hours Hotel HafenCity Hamburg by Böge Lindner 2K Architekten, 2011



Sumatrakontor by Designed by Erick van Egeraat, 2011



Marco Polo Tower by Behnisch Architekten, 2010



S11 - Steckelhörn 11 by J. MAYER H. Architects, 2009



LTD_1 by Peter Ruge Architekten, 2008



Museum passerelle by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, 2007



Dockland Office Building by BRT Architekten, 2005



Hamburger Kunsthalle by Oswald Mathias Ungers, 1996





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  • Serena L. Rosato

    Serena L. Rosato


    Bari / Italy

    Architetto per vocazione, web writer per diletto. Progetta spazi e costruisce idee giocando con pixel e inchiostro, occhi curiosi e delicata ironia. Attenta ai dettagli e distratta dalle novità, costantemente alla ricerca della bellezza delle cose. Dichiarata dipendenza da viaggi, musei e scarpe. ____________________________________________________________ Architect by vocation , web writer for pleasure. She designs and builds spaces ideas playing with ink and pixels, curious eyes and de)

Spiegel Group’s new headquarters 30

Spiegel Group’s new headquarters

Hamburg / Germany / 2011

Neue Hamburger Terrassen 24

Neue Hamburger Terrassen

Hamburg / Germany / 2013

Halle A 44

Halle A

Hamburg / Germany / 2013

WakuWaku Dammtor 94

WakuWaku Dammtor

Hamburg / Germany / 2013

BIQ house 15

BIQ house

Hamburg / Germany / 2013

Superbude St. Pauli Hotel 239

Superbude St. Pauli Hotel

Hamburg / Germany / 2012

Hamburg-Harburg Technical University 5

Hamburg-Harburg Technical University

Hamburg / Germany / 2012

25hours Hotel HafenCity Hamburg 49

25hours Hotel HafenCity Hamburg

Hamburg / Germany / 2011

Sumatrakontor 43


Hamburg / Germany / 2011

Marco Polo Tower 17

Marco Polo Tower

Hamburg / Germany / 2010

S11 - Steckelhörn 11 13

S11 - Steckelhörn 11

Hamburg / Germany / 2009

LTD_1 34


Hamburg / Germany / 2008

Museum passerelle 8

Museum passerelle

Hamburg / Germany / 2007

Dockland Office Building 15

Dockland Office Building

Hamburg / Germany / 2006

Hamburger Kunsthalle 6

Hamburger Kunsthalle

Hamburg / Germany / 1996