Reportages

Small state, big ideas

Small state, big ideas

One prestigious building after another is being built in Luxembourg – Kampmann is the perfect partner for the air conditioning.

Vienna remains different

Vienna remains different

The world’s tallest high-rise building to be constructed with timber is being erected in Vienna’s new ‘Seestadt Aspern’ district. Innovative and sustainable – frequently used but often meaningless terms. Both terms, however, perfectly describe how the HoHo Wien is being built.

The art of well-being

The art of well-being

Katherm HK installed at the MOCAK in Krakow. Reworking of Kampmann’s best-seller. Krakow – Poland’s second largest city – is where this country’s cultural heart is to be found.

Strikingly neutral

Strikingly neutral

Prime Tower in Zurich exercises spectacular restraint. Switzerland – famous for its rustic villages under majestic Alpine panoramic skies; for aromatic cheeses with holes that are impossibly big, for crispy rösti and fine chocolate; for punctuality and cleanliness.

A pinch of wisdom

A pinch of wisdom

An anecdotal picture journey down 45 years of the company’s history by and with company founder Heinrich Kampmann. “Forty-five years isn’t a real anniversary but it’s still reason enough for me to take stock – with personal insights and anecdotes.

New climate

New climate

The cooperation between two air-conditioning specialists – Kampmann and NOVA – is delivering great benefits to the building-services industry.

Building work on the Elphi has been completed? Sounds great!

Building work on the Elphi has been completed? Sounds great!

Probably never before have the acoustics for a concert hall been so elaborately planned as those for the Elbphilharmonie. Does it meet the high expectations?

My beer precisely!

My beer precisely!

All the way across Munich and eight beers into beer heaven – KAMPMANN HEUTE Editor Nils Naber visits the Paulaner Brewery. I admit it – I do feel guilty, just a little!

Lord Nelson’s paradise

Lord Nelson’s paradise

HMS Victory at Europe’s largest thermal spa world. The mighty ship is in dry dock. But the water is close by – the upper deck presents a magnificent view of the undulating waves below.

Floating to London – a river journey

Floating to London – a river journey

Several cities exist that are of global renown but few possess – besides outstanding economic and cultural significance – a unique character, an image, a feeling that even people who’ve never visited them before associate with them.

Fire, water, earth, air

Fire, water, earth, air

The energy concept for the Crystal – the new LVM high-rise in Münster relies on the power of the elements ‘The world’s best city to live in’: Münster in Germany’s Westphalia region was officially awarded this title at the global LivCom Award in 2004.

The 12 at the octagon

The 12 at the octagon

Consumer history at Leipziger Platz: the demise of a department store and its resurrection as a shopping centre. Leipziger Platz in Berlin is one of the focal points of Germany 20th and 21st century history.

When the time ball gets stuck

When the time ball gets stuck

Six years’ delay in construction cannot harm the prestige project that is the ‘Elbphilharmonie’ The Elbphilharmonie’s already unmistakable silhouette is associated with exploding costs and time delays. And stands in opposition to the fact that the concert hall’s exposed location once stood for precision and punctuality.

Bella Italia! (A cliché?)

Bella Italia! (A cliché?)

Across the Brenner Pass to the ‘country that Germans long to visit’. Germany in the 1950s and 1960s: a carefree time; sweet and (deceptively) innocent. World War II had ended and the republic had risen like a phoenix from the ashes of endless ruin.

“Football is always DING, DANG, DONG”*

“Football is always DING, DANG, DONG”*

... and sometimes also a museum. The German Football Museum is currently being built in Dortmund. ‘True love’ is what Borussia Dortmund fans call their devotion to ‘their’ club, even if the 2014 / 15 season isn’t going to plan. ‘True love’ – is what the passion for football could generally be called. 

Kampmann går norrut!*

Kampmann går norrut!*

Swedish: Kampmann goes north! The Nordic countries – a blank space on Kampmann’s map. Until now. Kampmann operates across Europe and is even present in China.