"Of the most simple, strive for the best."
Meinhard von Gerkan is one of the most acclaimed German architects worldwide. Airports, stations, trade fair centres, cultural centres, stadia: von Gerkan realises iconic projects with his team of architects at "gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner", an architectural partnership that enjoys global renown and will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year. "Simplicity, distinctiveness, variety and uniformity, structural order": von Gerkan is committed to the classic virtues of master builders. His most significant buildings include the German airports Berlin-Tegel, Hamburg and Stuttgart, Berlin Central Station, the Christ Pavilion at the Expo 2000 in Hanover, the National Museum of China in Beijing and the harbour city Lingang New City near Shanghai.