Entries by Marcel Blessing-Shumilin

New project locations in Beloyarsky and Yekaterinburg

In the coming years, we aim to bring our experience and the results of our long-standing successful cooperation with the Ural College of Technology and Entrepreneurship in Yekaterinburg (Уральский колледж технологий и предпринимательства) to other vocational colleges in Russia. After about a year of preparation, we signed a contract on the modernization of tiler training […]

Mourning the death of Rolf Hochhuth

On May 13, 2020, author and dramatist Rolf Hochhuth passed away in Berlin, Germany at the age of 89. He was the first recipient of our Jacob Grimm Award in 2001. Rolf Hochhuth was one of the most influential German playwrights of the post-war period. His plays generally revolved around historical events, frequently ones linked […]

Agreement on the modernization of degree programs for Urban and Regional Planning in Ukraine signed

The introduction of a Master’s degree program in urban and regional planning aligned with Western European standards is the aim of our latest cooperation with the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture (Київський національний університет будівництва i архітектури).  Building on jointly run schools of urban planning in Kiev, Kharkiv and Lutsk, we intend to […]

German University Construction Award 2020 goes to Berlin

The German University Construction Award (Deutscher Hochschulbaupreis) in this year went to the the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch (Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch) in Berlin, together with the architectural office O&O Baukunst. The Hochschule Esslingen, together with Knoche Architekten Leipzig and the Kunstakademie Münster, together with Andreas Schüring Architekten Münster and Bühler und […]

Door construction workshop in Chișinău

In February and March, our expert Christoph Junghans introduced instructors and two second-year apprentices to new processes and technologies in door construction. They discussed and practiced every step of door construction from shop drawing to on-site fitting and mounting. During the two-part seminar at the vocational school Școala Profesională nr. 4, mun. in the capital city of […]