Kindergarten Dwerkaten Luetjensee

Why are conservative Immigrants & LGBTQ+ groups not sharing the same public space in Hamburg? University of Nottingham Trent

Revamping German educational facilities into communal centres University of Nottingham Trent

Cooperative Housing as a Substratum for Societal Integration University of Nottingham

Community Centre Vorschau

Community Centre Lägerdorf

Afrikahaus Hamburg

Trittau School Trittau- Hamburg

TU Berlin Chemical Invention Factory Vorschau

TU Berlin Chemical Invention Factory Berlin

Kindergarten Muensterdorf Muensterdorf

School Rugenbergen Boenningstedt

Heinrich Eschenburg School Vorschau

Heinrich Eschenburg School Holm

Kindergarten Dueneberg Geesthacht

Grundschule Luetjensee  Vorschau

Grundschule Luetjensee Luetjensee

Bunkers in Hamburg as symbols of a dark heritage University of Birmingham

Johann Rist School Wedel

Socialist Housing Strategies in Eastern Europe and The Middle East Technical University Darmstadt

Gebrüder Humboldt School Wedel

When Participatory Design becomes a Democratic Sphere of Influence Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona

Kindergarten Tangstedt Tangstedt

Liliencronschool Laegerdorf Laegerdorf

Schule Muensterdorf Muensterdorf

Dec 2022
IASTE & National University of Singapore
Conference Vorschau

Dec 2022 IASTE & National University of Singapore Conference

In December 2022 Dr. Bedour Braker was invited by the IASTE committee to present a paper at a conference organised by National University of Singapore. During the week (13-18 Dec.) the conference discussed how ruptures can, on long-term processes, affect traditions to consolidate history-altering events. Dr. Braker talked in her presentation about the heated debate in Hamburg on whether to build or not to build the Bornplatz synagogue that was once located in Grindelviertel.

Nov 2022 Global Design iT Awards in South Korea - External Juror

Jan Braker was invited as a juror at the 11th Global Design iT awards 2022 in South Korea .. The spectrum of participant was big ranging between Product designers, visual communication designers, environmental designers, multimedia designers and service designers. The outcome was outstanding!

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The Stories of: Open-source for scientific research

In 2022, Dr. Bedour Braker published her first 'open-source' article on her webiste. The website is called The Stories Of, and within this platform, Dr. Braker publishes tales of spaces, stories of streets and buildings, and narratives of people. The articles are based on a thorough and scientific research, and they are open as a public source of information.

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A new member in our team Vorschau

A new member in our team

In October 2022 Pedro Martins-Mourão joined our team. Martins-Mourão is an architect from Lisbon- Portugal. He was awarded his Master’s degree in Architecture from Lisbon School of Architecture. His main passion lies in 3D modelling, BIM, and parametric design. Welcome aboard Pedro.

Dec 2021
University of Nottingham
Guest Crit Vorschau

Dec 2021 University of Nottingham Guest Crit

Jan Braker was invited by Dr. Katharina Borsi at Nottingham university to take part as an external juror in their midterm virtual review. The “London City Centre Studio” run by Dr. Borsi studies some of the significant urban blocks in Marylebone neighbourhood, their current conditions and how we can further develop them for the future. The discussions between the invited jurors and the students were rich and full of inspiring ideas and concepts. 

Aug 2021
IASTE & Nottingham Trent University
Conference Vorschau

Aug 2021 IASTE & Nottingham Trent University Conference

In August, Jan Braker and Dr. Bedour Braker both have presented two researches.The first elaborated the role of us urban planners and architects as mediators during the process of decision making, while the latter discussed the ongoing conflict between LGBTQ+ and Muslim immigrants in some of Hamburg's public spaces. The conference was organised by IASTE- Berkeley and was hosted 'online' by the University of Nottingham Trent-UK

We are hiring
Architect / Structural Engineer (f/m/d) Vorschau

We are hiring Architect / Structural Engineer (f/m/d)

For our architecture office in the center of Hamburg we are looking for a committed architect or civil engineer with at least 5 years of professional experience with immediate effect or as soon as possible.  Experience in detail design and execution is of high priority. The creative and technical implementation of the project goals requires a committed and responsible way of working. We are looking for applicants with good communication skills for coordination inside and outside our office. A good command of the German language is mandatory.  You can expect a friendly working atmosphere in an international team in an attractive location in the heart of Hamburg. Interesting and demanding projects are processed in a structured environment. We offer a long-term perspective and support personal development opportunities. We look forward to your application documents at: info@janbraker.de

May 2021
The American University in Cairo- AUC
External Juror Vorschau

May 2021 The American University in Cairo- AUC External Juror

Dr. Bedour Braker was invited as an external juror by professor Aly Kandil to review and evaluate the final projects of 'The Foundations of Three Dimensional Design' course, at the American University in Cairo-AUC. The critique was performed online with the attendance of 12 groups of students, and the discussion was constructive and fruitful, the criteria was based on exploring the balance between aesthetic and functional design.

Mar 2021
Private Initiatives vs. State Interventions in Cairo
Publication Vorschau

Mar 2021 Private Initiatives vs. State Interventions in Cairo Publication

Our chapter "Private Initiatives versus State Interventions in Downtown Cairo: An On-Going Debate Questioning the Sustainability of Newly Pedestrianized Streets: The Cases of Kodak and Al-Alfi Passageways" co-authored with Dr. Shaimaa Ashour is finally published as a hard-cover book by Springer. The book is divided into four sections: Sustainability and Smart Technology, Sustainability and Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Human Security and Legislation, Sustainability and Education. The book is a compiled Proceedings of the 2nd American University in the Emirates International Research Conference, AUEIRC'18 – Dubai, UAE for the year 2018. To order the book online: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030329211

Jan 2021
Kindergarten Muensterdorf
Planning Approval Vorschau

Jan 2021 Kindergarten Muensterdorf Planning Approval

The planning application for the expansion of the Muensterdorf kindergarten has been approved. The new building embraces the typology of the existing building and is using CLT construction with metal cladding. A street will be dedicated precisely for the outdoors play area.

We are hiring 
Architect / Structural Engineer (f/m/d) Vorschau

We are hiring Architect / Structural Engineer (f/m/d)

For our architecture office in the center of Hamburg we are looking for a committed architect or civil engineer with at least 5 years of professional experience with immediate effect or as soon as possible.  Experience in detail design and execution is of high priority. The creative and technical implementation of the project goals requires a committed and responsible way of working. We are looking for applicants with good communication skills for coordination inside and outside our office. A good command of the German language is mandatory.  You can expect a friendly working atmosphere in an international team in an attractive location in the heart of Hamburg. Interesting and demanding projects are processed in a structured environment. We offer a long-term perspective and support personal development opportunities. We look forward to your application documents at: info@janbraker.de