CITYFÖRSTER was founded in 2005 as an interdisciplinary partnership of architects, engineers, and urban planners that operates internationally, with employees from more than 10 countries. Our team, led by eight partners, is spread across offices in Berlin, Hamburg, Hanover, Westphalia, and Rotterdam. With our cooperation partners throughout Germany and Europe, we operate locally, regionally, and internationally as a cross-border, interdisciplinary expertise network.

CITYFÖRSTER designs, guides, and implements projects. Our services cover the entire spectrum from concept to execution and project management. Our fields of activity lie in the areas of housing, working, learning, city, and region. We specialize in strategic planning, international development projects, and experimental, resource-friendly, and recyclable construction. Our areas of focus are educational architecture, new work environments, and forms of housing, sustainable tourism, public spaces, and innovative mobility concepts.

Awards BDA-Preis Niedersachsen "max 45" (2017), BIG Architecture Award 2018 (Cape Square), Prize for Monument Preservation Nds. Sparkassenstiftung 2014, Federal Innovation Prize "Ideen finden Stadt" (2013), "Special Sustainability Prize" at the German Facade Prize 2020, recognition at the BUNDESPREIS UMWELT UND BAUEN, from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Share award in Tirana (2019), Europan (2005+2009), recognition at the prize for wood construction Niedersachsen

Nominations Aga Khan Award 2019 Cycle (Cape Square), Federal Ecodesign Award, DAM Award 2021, Lower Saxony State Award for Architecture (shortlisted, 2020), Europan Awards (2005 and 2009). Proposal for submission for the EUMiesAward.

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