Ellis Williams Architects

Berbuk Towers

We have a passion for creating
great buildings and spaces that
people enjoy using. Our approach
is collaborative, enthusiastic and
consistent - design individuality
that is achieved by an ability to
listen and reflect client need

Unsere Passion ist das Entwerfen von Gebäuden und Räumen, in denen sich Menschen wohlfühlen. Unsere Haltung ist gemeinschaftlich, enthusiastisch und anspruchsvoll. Unsere Ergebnisse sind getragen von der Fähigkeit des Zuhörens und der Umsetzung der Anforderungen und Wünsche des Bauherrn.

 

Berbuk Towers Thermal Spa is a new concept in the luxury hotel and serviced apartment experience, providing first class modern accommodation that the international business traveller expects whilst respecting the geology, history and cultural traditions of Tbilisi. 

The building’s form is seen as an extension of the cliffs along the River Mtkvari, creating a new landmark visible from many places in the city and connecting it to the mountains beyond. The cladding has been designed to create a sense of rock strata, or layers, that reference its position on the site. 

The two towers stand separate, but are linked together at lower podium level emphasising their strength and connection to the rock.  Their forms also help to provide additional seismic stability.

The project is currently on site.

 

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Dieter Pfannenstiel

DirectorDieter Pfannenstiel

Joined EllisWilliams: 1996

Qualifications: Dipl.-Ing. Architekt

As a member of the Architektenkammer Berlin and with 20 years experience in architecture, Dieter ran his own small multi-disciplinary practice in Berlin prior to joining EllisWilliams Architects. As well as overall responsibility for management of the Berlin office he also has a vital role in supporting our existing key development clients who, taking advantage of a changing political climate, wished to explore investment opportunities in Germany.

Dieter's design expertise lies in the retail, residential and entertainment sectors with particular emphasis on refurbishment and interior design. In 2006 he was appointed a director of the company and whilst his principle role is the management and marketing of the local office he has also been charged with the strategic task of expanding our operations in Germany and Eastern Europe and in particular in the Republic of Georgia where we have already established valuable and influential client contacts.

 

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Dieter Pfannenstiel's selected projects

Archeological Museum Vani

The concept for the museum is to create a single distinctive contemporary building which is linked to the existing museum and which iacknowledges the history of the unique site and its surroundings

DELL

In 2005 DELL decided to extend their presence in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, and move into new office accommodations close to the town centre.

Moxy Hotel Oberding - Airport Munich

Moxy is a new hotel chain within the three-star hospitality segment and is part of the Marriott Hotel Group.

Zanox

The IT company Zanox AG assigned EWA for the development of a new layout for the office spaces located within the “Spreespeicher”, an old maga

Dominic Williams

DirectorDominic Williams

Joined EllisWilliams in: 1994
Qualifications: BArch (Hons) DipArch (Dis) RIBA, ARB
Dominic has designed projects such as the Welsh National Sailing Centre and Events Centre, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Q3 Design Academy and a 50,000sqm mixed use project in Georgia for Rezid holdings. He worked previously at SOM on commercial and  master-planning schemes in Berlin and Amsterdam.
Dominic has over 23 years chartered experience and his sector range also includes arts, leisure, education and historic buildings.  His projects often involve the need for intense public consultation often with cross over between public and private use.  He has a long held interest in cultural spaces and recent work in that field includes Warwick University arts centre, Chester Renew and  the Mostyn gallery which acheived both RIBA and Civic Trust awards. Dominic is currently working with Hounslow Council on their new Civic Centre and  also  completing a new EFA  University Technical College in Warrington.
He has lectured throughout the UK, has been an external examiner at several universities, is a RIBA Client Design Advisor and has acted as a judge for the RIBA Awards Panel. He was awarded the gold medal for architecture Wales  and he has also contributed work to numerous publications including the recent Taschen' Architecture Museums Now!' publication.

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Commissioned following a successful entry to an international design competition, BALTIC is the conversion of the former Baltic flour mills on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead into a w

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Cornerstone is a new Arts Centre in Didcot, designed for South Oxfordshire district council (SODC)as the centrepiece to the town c

Mostyn Gallery

The refurbishment of this prominent Grade 2 Listed Victorian gallery building includes the addition of four new contemporary galleries, a café, shop, workspaces and education spaces.  

Q3 Academy

Q3 Academy is a new secondary school for 1000 students and 250 sixth formers occupying a challenging sloping site alongside the M6 motorwa

The Joshua Tree Charity

The Joshua Tree holiday house and support centre is a new build project for the Cheshire charity founded with the aim of providing chi

University Technical College, Warrington

University Technical College, Warrington is due to open in September 2016 and will specialise in energy and engin

Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre

Nestled between the dunes and marina of Pwllheli cutting a striking new form, the design for the new Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre is a very different concept in community sport

Mirko Gabler

AssociateMirko Gabler

Joined EWA in: 1999.

Qualifications: Diplom-Ingenieur Architekt. Member of the Chamber of Architects Berlin since 2008.

Mirko's first projects included design work for the Hyatt Hotel in Hamburg,  residential projects and the refurbishment and extension of a listed former railway station.

Since joining EllisWilliams he has broadened his experience with successful work on the interior design of several office buildings for eBay in different countries. Further projects were cinemas, schools, entertainment-centre, office buildings and housing developments in Germany and the UK.

In 2007 Mirko was promoted to the position of associate. His duties include leading design teams to carrying out all stages of the planning and design process, from initial feasibility studies and development of conceptual proposals to final handover. His special interest lies in the global approach to architecture – including all aspects from acoustics to zoning law.

Mirko is a qualified Health and Safety Manager. In 2010 he also became a certified Energy Saving Consultant specialising in eco-refurbishment of residential buildings.

 

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Mirko Gabler's selected projects

Archeological Museum Vani

The concept for the museum is to create a single distinctive contemporary building which is linked to the existing museum and which iacknowledges the history of the unique site and its surroundings

DELL

In 2005 DELL decided to extend their presence in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, and move into new office accommodations close to the town centre.

Moxy Hotel Oberding - Airport Munich

Moxy is a new hotel chain within the three-star hospitality segment and is part of the Marriott Hotel Group.

Zanox

The IT company Zanox AG assigned EWA for the development of a new layout for the office spaces located within the “Spreespeicher”, an old maga

Pablo Iglesias

Design AssociatePablo Iglesias

Joined Ellis Williams in: 2002

Qualifications: Architect CPAU (Argentina), Architect RAIA (Australia), Architect RIBA (UK)

Pablo studied at the prestigious BA University where he also taught Design and Urban Design. While in Buenos Aires he won three prizes in design competitions and a scholarship for a design workshop with Peter Eisenman. 

In 1995 he moved to Australia where he won several design awards  and acted as Juror for the Awards programme and Speaker at conferences. 

In 2002 he moved to England where he joined EllisWilliams Architects.

Pablo then started to design and deliver projects in the master planning, arts and education sectors, including Longley Park Sixth Form College and Mostyn Gallery which  won RIBA Awards in 2005 and 2011 respectively.

He has a long held interest in public and social spaces and how they can be designed to stimulate social interaction and participation. For Pablo, this is relevant when designing masterplans or public buildings, as in the case of his designs for Abraham Moss Centre and Gorton Educational Village.

 

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Abraham Moss Masterplan

Abraham Moss Centre, situated in north Manchester, is a multi-use site providing accommodation for Abraham Moss high school, district library, city learning centre, leisure centre, theatre, City Co

Gorton Education Village

Gorton Education Village is Manchester and the UK’s first completed Building Schools for the Future Project.

Grange School

Grange School Centre of Excellence provides much needed educational, residential and staff conference facilities for the local ASD community. 

Longley Park Sixth Form College

The Client’s Brief called for the creation of a new college building for the 900 Longley Park students (16-19) with aims to raise partici

Mostyn Gallery

The refurbishment of this prominent Grade 2 Listed Victorian gallery building includes the addition of four new contemporary galleries, a café, shop, workspaces and education spaces.  

St Mary's Parish Centre

An active parish situated in the village of Burley-in-Wharfedale, the requirement was for a community

The Manchester Communication Academy

The Manchester Communication Academy is new secondary school situated on Rochdale Road in Harpurhey, the heart of the No

The Manchester Health Academy

The 720-place Manchester Health Academy is a new high school developed as part of Manchester City BSF programme; one of 6 ne

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