In an increasingly mobile and fast-paced world, a thoughtful brand of building is emerging that exemplifies longevity in modern cities. For Hamburg-based h-k-t architects, this approach sees them design buildings in the belief that they will outlive their residents and users. Although, they would argue they are not purely designing buildings, but spaces where people feel good. With projects ranging from much-admired residential buildings in trendy districts of
Berlin to expansive hotel complexes on the Baltic Coast, the clarity and simplicity with which hackel-kaape-trimonis approach their work has become their calling card since the pair set up the studio in 1990. Based in Hamburg and Hannover, the five-strong core team value open dialogue with clients.