just a simple engineering love affair

19 October 2016

20th buildingSMART-Forum: "Digital Excellence now!"

Manfred Grohmann is invited to give a lecture in the course of one of the most important regular BIM events.

Location: WCC WesthafenEvent & Convention Center, Sektor B Halle 1, Berlin
Veranstalter: buildingSMART German Speaking Chapter

14 October 2016

Symposium Tragwerksplanung: Vision und Konstruktion

The symposium focusses for the second year in a row on the creative work of engineers by means of outstanding examples, their ideas in the development of structures and the design of buildings.

Location: Akademie der Wissenschaften BBAW, 10117 Berlin, Leibniz-Saal
Veranstalter: Verband Beratender ingenieure VBI, Berlin

12 August 2016

Currently at the construction site of FLOAT

The 220 m long and 60 m wide excavation pit is now ready with a working depth of approximately 10 m for the introduction of the bored pile foundation.

11 August 2016

"Iconic Awards 2016 winner" distinction for the project "Die Welle"

In the category "Architecture - Urban Planning" the concept of the outdoor sculpture of schneider + schumacher (B + G Structural Design) was convincing. Since 2013, the Design Council awards the Iconic Awards in five main categories.

05 August 2016

Opening of the music pavilion "Soundgarden" in Darmstadt

Bollinger + Grohmann gave expert advise for the temporary pavilion and acted as sponsor.

25 July 2016

Competition "Children's Museum of the Jewish Museum": 3rd Prize

for Michael Wallraff in the competition for the exhibition concept design and construction of a new permanent Children's Museum in Berlin. B+G were in charge as advisory capacity for the structural design.


July 2016

Good Design Award for the Conservatorium of Music

of this year's Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Awards for the scheme by Hassell, Melbourne in collaboration with BollingerGrohmann Engineers, Melbourne.

18 July 2016

Inauguration of the new high-school in Ottobrunn

Oasis-like learning areas for students and open learning environments: in the east of Munich, the new building of the Gymnasium Ottobrunn was inaugurated.
Architect: Bernhard Heid Architekten, Fürth, Germany
Structural design: Bollinger + Grohmann Ingenieure

13 July 2016

Deutscher Ingenieurbaupreis 2016: Award for the ECB

The main prize was awarded to the flood barrier Greifswald-Wieck.
The new European Central Bank belongs to the five projects that have also received an award.

6 July 2016

Won: competition IMAL - CASTII in Brussels

Rehabilitation of a building for the Center for digital cultures and technology/ IMAL.
First prize for the team of CENTRAL in collaboration with NP2F and Bollinger+Grohmann.

4. - 6. july 2016

PhD Summer School 2016: Design + Tectonics

Working in the Space Between Theory and Practice
04/07/16: Keynote lecture Manfred Grohmann
Organised by The University of Nottingham, Architecture, Culture and Tectonics Research Group

22 June 2016

Best Tall Building Europe Finalist: ECB

At this year's CTBUH Awards the new building for the European Central Bank in Frankfurt has been awarded as one of the five finalists.

22 June 2016

Alban Berg Monument

Unveiling of the Alban Berg Sculpture designed by Wolf. D. Prix in front of the Vienna State Opera. B+G was responsible for the structural design.

16 June 2016

Vonalak és felületek: Lines and surfaces

Opening of the exhibition about Stefan Polónyi in Hungary. An extension of the retrospective comprises works from students and colleagues of Polóny, including Bollinger + Grohmann.
The Exhibition is running from 16 June to 24 July in the museum "modem", Debrecen, Hungary.

13 June 2016

Romantik-Museum in Frankfurt: Ground-breaking ceremony

The construction work started on June 13th for the new museum which is to be built until the year 2019 next to the future Goethehöfe restidential development.

May 2016

Award for the ECB: Preis des deutschen Stahlbaues 2016

The awarding of the winners and laureates takes place on the 38th "Deutscher Stahlbautag" on 7th of October 2016 in Würzburg.

31 May 2016

Competition won: "Hafenquartier Frankfurt"

Hadi Teherani Architects from Hamburg have won the architectural competition for the "Hafenparkquartier Frankfurt - construction field South". B+G have been responsible for the structural design.

28 May - 17 November 2016

15th Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

Bollinger + Grohmann gave expert advise to the Austrian and German pavilion and acted as sponsor.

11 May - 16 October 2016

Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention

The third exhibition related to the development of a strategy for collecting and preserving digital archives at the CCA presents, among others, the planning data of the BMW Welt in Munich documented in collaboration with B+G.

23 March 2016

Opening of the office Bollinger + Grohmann Ingegneria in Rome

Since March 23th, Bollinger+Grohmann is also located in Rome. Managing Director and contact is Stefano Cammareri. The new adress: Via Bradano, 3/C, 00199 Roma, Italy.

May 2016

The Aquamotion Courchevel in the May issue of "Stahlbau"

Contribution of B+G about the roof structure of the Swim Centre in the French alpes.

23 April - 25 September 2016

Stefan Sagmeister: "The Happy Show" in the MAK in Frankfurt

In the context of the exhibtion two larger than life apes have been installed outside the museum. B+G provided advisory support for the organizers.

16 March 2016

AIT AWARD 2016 for "One man Sauna" and "Aquamotion"

The 1st prize in the category "sports/leisure" was awarded to the project "One man Sauna" by modularbeat, Münster and the 2nd prize went to "Aquamotion" by Auer Weber, Munich. B+G were responsible for the structural design for both projects.

16 February 2016

Won: Interdisciplinary competition "Schwedlerbrücke" in Frankfurt

First prize for the team of Christoph Mäckler Architekten and Bollinger + Grohmann Ingenieure. Official award ceremony and exhibition opening: 22/2/16, 4 p.m., Amt für Straßenbau und Erschließung, Frankfurt.