New home for amateur music


The Baden-Württemberg Wind Music Association officially opened its new music centre in Plochingen on Friday. Numerous other associations have already moved into the building that emerged from a competition in spring 2016.

Münchner Volkstheater at DETAIL online


A modern theater house has been built on the site of the former abattoir and stockyard. We are pleased about the online publication of the Munich Volkstheater at DETAIL.
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Münchner Volkstheater


Our latest project is in the starting blocks in Munich's Schlachthofviertel. The official opening of the Volkstheater will take place in mid-October.
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Competition for a new building for indoor swimming hall Leinfelden-Echterdingen


3rd Prize (with landscape architect Helmut Hornstein)

DAM Preis 2022


Our project "Annex to the Württemberg State Library" is one of the shortlist candidates for the DAM Preis 2022. The participants are nominated by the DAM (Deutsches Architekturmuseum), taking into account suggestions from the Chambers of Architects and an expert committee.

Change of name to LRO


Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei becomes LRO (Stuttgart) and Lederer Ragnarsdóttir (Berlin).

Kornbergstraße 36, 70176 Stuttgart
T. 0711 2255060,

Lederer Ragnarsdóttir
Flatowallee 16/304, 14055 Berlin
T. 030 31999270,

NXT A Digital Talk with Arno Lederer


18:00 – 20:00

NXT A, the platform for innovation, networking, knowledge transfer and lifestyle in the construction and creative industries, will speak on June 22 with Prof. Arno Lederer, Prof. Elisabeth Endres (TU Brunswick) and Anne Niemann (TU Munich) about sustainable building.
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Construction site in Mannheim


The building pit for the new elementary school in wood construction has been excavated. On the former US military site Benjamin-Franklin-Village, a new city quarter with around 9,000 inhabitants will be built by 2023.

“Timeless and Tactile” - Ulm, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Cologne


The Spanish architecture magazine Arquitectura Viva dedicated an entire issue to our practice and published four of our projects, including the Historical Museum in Frankfurt and the Hospitalhof in Stuttgart.

Architects wanted!


Reliable, flexible and cheerful architects (f /m /d) for all work phases
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Exhibition in Hangzhou


On April 30th, 2021 the exhibition “The New Complexity: Contemporary Architecture in Germany” will open in the China Design Museum. Eleven significant works by German architects will be presented, including our “Ravensburg Art Museum”. The exhibition is organized by the China Design Museum and the School of Architecture (South China University of Technology) together with the China Germany Architecture Exchange Center (CDAA) and the Goethe-Institut China.
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Roofing ceremony for the extension of the Cloister Hegne


The structural work for the expansion of the Marianum, Centre for Education in Allensbach, has been finished. Completion is scheduled for December.

Nomination DAM Preis 2022


Our project "Annex to the Württemberg State Library in Stuttgart" is among the around 100 nominated buildings on the longlist of the DAM Preis for Architecture in Germany 2022.

Online lecture Arno Lederer


Arno Lederer will give an online lecture on the subject of methodology this Wednesday at 7 p.m. as part of the SKIZZENWERK lecture series at KIT.
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Construction site in Hamburg


Our winning design for the new elementary school at Baakenhafen is under construction. The school building for around 460 students should be completed by the end of 2022.

Success at Kölner Architekturpreis 2021


Together with the Archdiocese of Cologne as client, we are delighted to have received the award for our project "School Annex and Housing, Cologne-Lindenthal". From the 66 entries submitted, the jury awarded five recognitions and five prizes.

We are looking for new teammates


reliable, flexible and cheerful architects (f/m/d) for all work stages
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House Engel shortlisted for the 50 best family homes 2021


Out of 180 submissions, “House Engel on the Swabian Alb“ was selected among the best “Houses of the year 2021”. The winners will be announced in September.
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Published in Architectural Record


A detailed article about our project “School Annex and Housing, Cologne-Lindenthal” was published in the February issue of the renowned American architecture journal Architectural Record.
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Publication in Bauwelt


Our project "Annex to the Württemberg State Library in Stuttgart" was published in issue 03/2021 of the magazine dealing with the thematic focus on "reading and presenting".
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Recognition at Deutscher Ziegelpreis


Out of 145 submissions, our project "dialogicum", dm headquarters in Karlsruhe, is among the 17 award-winning brick projects at the renowned architecture prize.
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Our project Haus Engel on the Swabian Alb was published in the current issue of the magazine and even forms the cover.
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Publication in C3 magazine


The Korean architecture magazine has published our project „School Annex and Housing, Cologne-Lindenthal“ in its January issue, dedicated to the subject of the “Palimpsest Effect”.

We are looking for new teammates


reliable, flexible and cheerful architects (f/m/d) for all work stages
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Fritz-Höger-Preis 2020 for brick architecture


We are delighted that our project “dialogicum” has been awarded in the Office & Commercial Buildings category at one of the most important architecture awards in Germany.

Success at Balthasar Neumann Preis 2021


With the project “dialogicum”, the new building for the dm corporate headquarters in Karlsruhe, we were able to prevail at this year’s Balthasar Neumann Preis and win one of three mentions.

Publication in DETAIL 12/2020


The Annex to the State Library was published with an extensive article and a presentation of the most important detail points in the new issue of DETAIL.

“dialogicum” shortlisted for Fritz-Höger-Preis 2020 for Brick Architecture


From almost 600 projects submitted, the administration building in Karlsruhe made it onto the shortlist together with 70 other projects! The winners will be announced in January 2021.

Terraced Houses in Stuttgart


Our project at Frauenkopf is completed.
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Living in Schruns


Our project “House F. Schruns“ is amongst the 50 best family homes of the year and was featured in the book “Häuser des Jahres 2020” which accompanies the award.

Online lecture by Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir as part of the architectural tuesday at TH Cologne


19:00 – 21:00

In the winter semester the architectural tuesday of the Faculty of Architecture is dedicated to the topic of the atmospheres of the architectural space. In her lecture about the 16 stations, Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir will address space in terms of function.
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Landesbetriebe are united in the former EnBW headquarters


The Landesbetrieb Vermögen und Bau and the Landesbetrieb Bundesbau have moved to the former headquarters of Energie Baden-Württemberg that was refurbished and converted.

We are hiring


Bachelor graduates and students for mandatory internships (m/f/d) that are interested in an internship (6-12 months) starting in March 2021.
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Hugo Häring Award


Our project “Annex to the Württemberg State Library“ and the collaborative project “16 Stations“ received the Hugo-Häring-Award 2020 from the BDA (Bund Deutscher Architekten) Stuttgart

Award for Exemplary Building Projects NRW 2020


Our new project “School Annex and Housing, Cologne-Lindenthal“ is amongst the 30 awarded exemplary building projects in North Rhine-Westphalia

Opening of the Annex to the Württemberg State Library


Yesterday the library officially went into operation without a big celebration due to the measures against the pandemic.
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Groundbreaking in Hamburg


Last week the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for the elementary school at Baakenhafen took place. (Rendering: bloomimages)

Hugo Häring Award


Our project “dialogicum, dm-Headquarters in Karlsruhe” received the Hugo-Häring-Award 2020 from BDA Karlsruhe

Groundbreaking in Allensbach


Today the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for the Extension of the Cloister Hegne Marianum, Centre for Education Allensbach takes place.

Music Centre Plochingen


The roofing ceremony planned for April couldn’t take place due to the pandemic – instead we show a small section of the construction site

New spaces for creative ideas at Kunsthalle Tübingen


In the last few months, a new light-flooded studio on the upper floor of the art gallery has been created based on the conception of our office and implementation by Mey Generalbau. Photo: Ulrich Metz

Competition for a new building for Catholic community hall St. Maria and apartments in Göppingen


  1. Prize (Model: Béla Berec)

“dialogicum” on the shortlist for DAM Preis für Architektur 2021


Together with 25 other projects, the headquarters in Karlsruhe made it to the shortlist!

Competition for the new construction of all-day secondary shool Osterburken


  1. Prize (with Frank Roser, landscape architect)

Online Symposium on building culture in Lower Saxony: Zukunft Land



Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir gives a lecture on the topic “Design – Setting Impulses” about the Remstal Garden Show 2019
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“dialogicum“ headquarters nominated for the DAM Preis für Architektur 2021


The headquarters is amongst the 100 nominated buildings on the longlist of DAM Preis 2021!

The construction of Munich Volkstheater is progressing


A glimpse into the stage tower

The official opening of the School Annex in Cologne-Lindenthal was planned for today


Due to the current situation the opening ceremony unfortunately cannot take place and will be
postponed for one year.
But the school is in operation and can be “visited” on our website.

Württemberg State Library awarded with Architekturpreis Beton 2020


Alongside three other buildings, our project “Annex to the Württemberg State Library” received the architecture award for building with concrete.
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Statement on office work these days


A short report by Marc Oei about everyday office life during the corona pandemic.

Arno Lederer as a guest at the “Nachtschicht” in the Andreaskirche in Obertürkheim


7 p.m.
The 3rd Nachtschicht 2020 will take place in the Andreaskirche in Obertürkheim under the title “sky and scrape in the city – about ideas on how we can take off with each other in private and public space”.
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Exemplary Building exhibition in Stuttgart


Award ceremony and opening of the exhibition "Exemplary Building Stuttgart 2015-2019", including our project "Stuttgart City Museum in the Wilhelmspalais". The exhibition will be shown from 5 – 26 February 2020 in Stuttgart City Hall, foyer on the 4th floor, Marktplatz 1.

Panel discussion as part of the exhibition "Richard Herre" in the Stadtpalais



As a podium guest, Arno Lederer speaks with Arno Votteler and Frank Herre, son of Richard Herre, about the Stuttgart architecture and interior design scene. Dr. Torben Giese moderates the discussion.
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“Architecture is rare” – Symposium for the closing of the JPK NRW exhibition


At the end of the exhibition “JPK NRW” (in the Baukunstarchiv NRW) Arno Lederer discusses with Max Dudler, Jörg Gleiter, Hans Kollhoff and Uwe Schröder about the fundamental questions: What are the hindrances to good architecture today? Which topics and goals should architecture implement today, in order to endure as a cultural achievement? With which strategies can architecture be realised as architecture?
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Lecture at Potsdam University of Applied Sciences



Arno Lederer is giving a lecture under the title „Stadt • Land • (im) Fluss“ as part of the lecture series GROSS/STADT/EUROPA at the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Kiepenheuerallee 5.
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Negotiated procedure for the new building of an administration building in Plochingen


In the Europe-wide negotiated procedure for the awarding of planning and construction services for the new building of an administration building in Plochingen we were awarded the contract together with building contractor Reisch

Arno Lederer on the podium



Book Launch
„Das Wilhelmspalais – Von der königlichen Residenz zum Museum für Stuttgart”
The authors of the book talk about the eventful history of the house.
In Saal Marie, StadtPalais - Museum for Stuttgart

Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir at University of Applied Sciences Biberach



Lecture about “16 Stations” of the Remstal Garden Show in the course of the Architecture Talks at University of Applied Sciences Biberach, Main Auditorium Building B
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Arno Lederer at EPF Lausanne



Within the new lecture series “Superonda” by Archizoom Arno Lederer gives a lecture on the topic “reuse – new asthetics” at EPF Lausanne.
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Panel discussion - SCHULBAU Messe in Frankfurt


11:30 – 12:30

As a guest at the panel discussion Arno Lederer speaks with Frank Hausmann, Gernot Schulz and Stefan Kuger about the topic „Schule im Stadtteil – Öffnung zum Quartier“. The discussion is moderated by Mechthild Harting.
Location: Messe Frankfurt am Main

Arno Lederer at “Generationentalk” in Berlin



At the second “Generationentalk” at the Heinze ArchitekTour congress in ARENA Berlin the four participating architects talk about constructing, present framework conditions for building culture and equal opportunities.
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Arno Lederer as panelist at BDA Hamburg



BDA Hamburg dwells on the topic of school construction with a look into the past, present and future of educational building with an exhibition and a panel discussion about the current conditions and requirements for the quality of future school building in Hamburg.
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Competition for the company and administration building of TWS in Ravensburg


4th Prize

Lecture by Arno Lederer at Aschersleben Architecture Day


The 2nd Aschersleben Architecture Day is also about discussing future challenges and areas of application for material. The main topics on the program are ecology and sustainability.
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Award for exemplary building


Our project “Stuttgart City Museum in the Wilhelmspalais” received the Award "Beispielhaftes Bauen Stuttgart 2015–2019" of the Baden-Württemberg chamber of architects

Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir at Stuttgart Art Museum



In the course of the special exhibition “Ragnar Kjartansson. Scheize – Liebe – Sehnsucht” Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir provides insights into her Icelandic roots, her cultural imprint and her views on the characteristics of Iceland’s art and culture scene.
Bildnachweis: Ragnar Kjartansson, Tod einer Dame, 2019, Erstaufführung im Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Foto: Gerald Ulmann, Courtesy der Künstler, Luhring Augustine, New York und i8 Gallery, Reykjavík

German Architect’s Convention 2019 in Berlin


11:25 – 12:30

As panelist Arno Lederer talks to Claudia Meixner, Amber Sayah and Laura Weißmüller on the topic “Societal relevance – What do discourse and criticism bring us”. Nils Ballhausen moderates the discussion.
Location: bcc Berlin Congress Center

ArchiCup 2019


Taking part is everything

Inauguration dm-Headquarters Karlsruhe


The official inauguration of the dm-Headquarters in Karlsruhe took place on Thursday.

Roofing ceremony residential house in Balingen


The roofing ceremony was celebrated in Balingen on Friday.

Pecha Kucha with Arno Lederer

Starting today, 3:30 p.m., the series of lectures created as part of the supporting program for the DAM Preis 2021 can be seen online with our shortlist project “dialogicum, dm-Headquarters in Karlsruhe”. The DAM Preis for Architecture in Germany was awarded for the fifth time by the DAM (Deutsches Architekturmuseum) in cooperation with JUNG.
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