Urban renewal

Heinrichstraße, Düsseldorf, Germany


Conversion of an existing office building into micro apartments

Construction begins in September 2019


  • Reversibility: floor layout can be used flexibly
  • Good connection to public transport
  • Use of existing infrastructure
  • New life in vacancy


  • Use of existing building construction
  • Use of district heating: Reduction of primary energy factor
  • Energetic renovation (KfW Efficiency House 55)
  • Targeted use of non-hazardous materials
  • Rebuilding: minimization of grey energy at the production of the conversion


  • Conversion of a former five-storied office building and a two-storied underground car park into a modern residential complex with over 180 micro-apartments
  • Interdisciplinary, transparent participation of all planning participants
  • Cooperation with local specialist planners


8.680 m²

Design team

Marc Böhnke, Mario Reale, Christoph Nickel, Stephan Hugen, Beate Trebse


Landschaft planen + bauen NRW GmbH (landscaping), BSCON Brandschutzconsult GmbH (fire prevention), TERRA Umwelt Consulting GmbH (geological consultant), Blinken Töpfer ÖbVI (gauger), Peutz Consult GmbH (soundproofing), Mull und Partner (building pollutant investigations), Gehlen Partnerschaft Beratender Ingeieure (structure), Ingenieurbüro Dohrmann GmbH & Co. KG (MEP), Planungsgesellschaft itg mbH (MEP), e2 Energieberatung GmbH (energyconcept), citrus 3D (visualization)

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