• St. Ludwig Elementary School, Berlin (Phase 1)

    1. October 2014 - 12:19read more

    The first phase of design and construction of St. Ludwig school in Wilmersdorf, Berlin has just been completed. Located in the backyard of a typologically common housing block built in 1903.

    The programme involves refurbishment and adaptive reuse of four floors and corridors covering an area of 500m2.

  • Traineeships

    2. September 2014 - 12:52read more

    LIN Architects Urbanists in BERLIN offers a position for an intern to work on current architectural housing projects, under construction.
    We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible students with skills in AutoCAD and Adobe CS programs – French speaker - project communication and experience for a minimum period of 6 months from October 2014.

    Please send your application with portfolio by e-mail to:

  • LIN in BERLIN offers jobs for interns to work on current architectural and urban projects

    19. August 2014 - 10:00read more

    LIN Architects Urbanists in BERLIN offers jobs for interns to work on current architectural and urban projects.We are looking for flexible and enthusiastic students with skills in English and German or French and experience in Autocad and Adobe CS programms for a minimum period of 6 months from August 2014.Please send your application with in the next 2 weeks with portfolio by e-mail

    LIN Finn Geipel Giulia Andi Architects Urbanists

    Franklinstraße 15 D-10587 Berlin Tel. +49 30 39 800 900

  • Lecture at Cycle d’urbanisme de Sciences-Po, Paris

    10. July 2014 - 10:50read more

    LIN Presented the PNE (Paris Nord est) project at the political sciences school of Paris (Cycle d'urbanisme de Sciences-Po Paris). LIN´s strategy for the re-invigoration of the former PSA site in Aulnay-sous-Bois is developed around the theme of flexibility from a monooriented site to a 365 degree multifunctional approach. The Team is continuing working on this project until 2015.


  • LIN Mobility Studies at AIGP

    30. July 2014 - 10:25read more


    LIN Presented  its study on the microcentrality in the light city, in the AIGP seminar  (atelier international du grand Paris).






  • Housing project in Paris “Quai Henri IV” under construction

    3. September 2014 - 10:59read more

    The LIN construction site of “Quai Henri IV”, a total area of 4.060 m², is a housing complex with 12.200 m² net floor. It consists of a social housing complex (8 storeys), high standard housing (7 storeys), and a private nursery. It has an existing central courtyard; a green space classified. The prototype of the façade has recently been completed and the construction of the complex is underway.



  • LIN has been selected to develop the masterplan for the tri-national territory of 3Land

    3. September 2014 - 10:59read more

    Upon selection by the Trinationale Eurodistrict (TEB), LIN will lead a team consisting of Atelier Girot, IBV Hüsler AG, Une Fabrique de la Ville, Nuesch Development, Agence Franck Boutté, Michael Kleyer, Stephan Pflugmacher Lima and Joseph Hanimann in developing the master plan for the tri-national territory of 3Land – Basel (CH), Weil am Rhein (DE) and Huningue (FR).

    During the next year the team will work on the masterplan to develop a vision for to integrate the development of the cities of Basel, Weil am Rhein and Hunningue around the Rhine over the next 20 years. The team’s aim is to generate one identity for the territory while preserving local specificities. In light of the upcoming IBA Basel, Internationale Bauaustellung 2020, a main focus will be the integration of economic and transport aspects in the planning process.



    LIN, Architects Urbanists, Berlin/Paris
    - Finn Geipel
    - Giulia Andi
    - Philip König
    - Fabienne Boudon
    - Vesta Nele Zareh
    - Lou Bellegarde
    - Thomas Untersweg

    IBV Hüsler AG., Mobility, Zürich
    - Willi Hüsler,
    - Luca Urbani

    Une Fabrique de la ville, Economy, Urban Strategy, Paris
    - Jean Louis Subileau
    - Guillaume Hebert
    - Marina Gaget

    Nuesch Developpment, Economy, Zürich
    - Florian Jennewein

    Agence Franck Boutté, Sustainable Development, Energy Strategy, Paris
    - Franck Boutté

    Atelier Girot, Landscape, Zürich
    - Christophe Girot

    Stephan Pflugmachen Lima, Water ecologist, Berlin

    Mickael Kleyer, Ecologist, Oldenburg

    Joseph Hanimann, Philosopher, Paris

  • Rencontre Grand Paris, Finn Geipel

    1. October 2013 - 12:16read more

    Public Meeting
    Est Seine-Saint-Denis – Grand Paris

    Centre Jaques Prévert, Aulnay-sous-Bois
    Rencontre Grand Paris, with Finn Geipel, 13/06/2013


    Rencontre Grand Paris - Jeudi 13 juin 2013 by mairieaulnaysousbois



  • LIN kitchen

    25. September 2013 - 15:50read more

    Inaugurated this Summer, the LIN kitchen aims to express the energy coming from people in a collective exchange of culinary knowledge.
















  • LIN Competition: Honorable mention "Micro Campus Köln"

    30. July 2013 - 21:47read more

    LIN has been  awarded an honorable mention for its design “Micro Campus Köln” in the competition “Bildungslandschaft Altstadt Nord” in Cologne, Germany.

    The design of the “Micro Campus” presents a vision for of a new urban Campus that will integrate the so far fragmented educational facilities into a new urban setting. New facilities such as a library and a cafeteria will complete the campus and will function as future communication points within the campus. Together with the existing educational facilities that surround the Klingelpütz park they will serve as a new platform for learning and exchange for the students as well as the inhabitants of the surrounding quarters.


      Image above:Perspective of the campus

    Image above :Site plan

    Image above:Model of the project                                                                                         


    Project Data

    “Micro Campus Köln”

    Bildungslandschaft Altstadt Nord, Köln


    Construction of two new school buildings, a library, a kindergarten, a canteen and workshops. Renovation of two existing school buildings. Design of urban places and development of integrative urban plan.

    Fact sheet





    LIN Architects Urbanists, Berlin/ Paris: Giulia Andi, Finn Geipel, Philip Koenig, Vesta Nele Zareh (CdP phase 01), Sandra Badji (CdP phase 02), Lucia Sanchez, Morana Mazuran, Thomas Untersweg, Marcin Szord, Marta Diez Amante, Bruno Pinto da Cruz, Ines Dobosic

    Landscape: Müller Illien Landschaftsarchitekten, Zürich

    Mobility: IBV Hüsler AG, Zürich

    Structure and facade: Bollinger + Grohmann, Frankfurt am Main

    Fire safety engineer: TPG ®
Technische Prüfgesellschaft mbH

    Cost planning: Höhler+Partner |  Architekten und Ingenieure

    Energy & Sustainability: Ingenieurbüro Hausladen GmbH, Kirchheim


    Client: Gebäudewirtschaft der Stadt Köln mit dem Amt für Schulentwicklung

    Status: 2013 international competition, honorable mention

    Location: Köln (Germany)

    Surface: 14.000 m2 FSI (BGF)