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Bollinger + Grohmann

Bollinger + Grohmann

Main Office: Frankfurt, Germany (Westhafenplatz 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Additional Offices:
Vienna, Austria
Paris, France
Oslo, Norway
Melbourne, Australia
Number of Employees: 84

Engineering Specialties:
Façade Design

History of Firm:
Bollinger + Grohmann was founded in 1983 by Klaus Bollinger and Manfred Grohmann. The firm’s first office was opened in Darmstadt, Germany, which soon moved to Frankfurt. Bollinger + Grohmann would later expand with offices in Vienna, Austria in 2001, Paris, France in 2007, and Oslo, Norway and Melbourne, Australia in 2010 (1). Bollinger and Grohmann are renowned for their their high-level of cooperation and collaboration with the architect, which has allowed them to contribute to a wide variety of building styles. They have worked together with architects such as Frank Gehry, Hans Hollein, Toyo Ito, Kauffmann Theilig & Partner, KSP, Albert Speer, Coop Himmelblau and Claude Vasconi (2). Bollinger and Grohmann’s work has been highly acclaimed, and some of the awards they have received are as follows:

RIBA International Awards 2008
Akron Art Museum

German Steel Design Awards 2008
BMW event and vehicle delivery center

RIBA European Award 2008
BMW event and vehicle delivery center

RIBA European Award 2008

Selected Projects:

Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria

Dynamo Stadium, Moscow, Russia

Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France

Rolex Learning Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland

Zollverein School of Management and Design, Essen, Germany

Akron Art Museum,  Akron, Ohio

MARTa Museum for Furniture, Culture and Art, Herford, Germany

M.A.C – Main Airport Center, Frankfurt, Germany


(1) B + G Ingenieure
(2) Stephanie German – UT ARE Spring ’08

Written by Evan Reschreiter

January 20, 2011 at 10:04 pm

Posted in Engineers

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