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Founded in 2002 in Berlin, Ester Bruzkus Architekten is an architecture and interior design practice with global ties: Berlin, New York, Paris, Tel Aviv, Boston, Dubai, Moscow, Vladivostok, Tenerife. We have extensive experience with design at many scales: from the design of tables and furniture to exquisite residences and workspaces to international theatres, restaurants and hotels.

Straight lines, precise planning, material contrasts - and plenty of surprises. The architecture of Ester Bruzkus and her team makes use of contrasts of thick and thin, sharp and soft, curved and straight, rough and smooth, common and opulent, colorful and restrained, playful and well-resolved. Special projects result from a dialogue of space and light, materiality and color, existing constraints and new opportunities – and especially a synergy between the needs of the client, the space and the aspirations of great design.

Ester Bruzkus Architekten
Schwedter Straße 34A
10435 Berlin

mail@esterbruzkus.com
T + 49 30 440 421 31
F + 49 30 440 421 33

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2019

Ester Bruzkus is included in AD Germany as ONE OF THE TOP 200 INFLUENCERS IN THE DESIGN WORLD
(May 2019 issue)

Short-Listed for RESTAURANTS AND BARS DESIGN AWARDS 2019
L.A.Poke, Berlin

BEST OF RESTAURANTS AND BARS 2019
L.A.Poke, Berlin
First Prize / Most Beautiful Cafe and Bistro 2019
Callwey Verlag

BEST OF RESTAURANTS AND BARS 2019
Brasserie Collette Tim Raue - München, Berlin, Konstanz
Distinction Prize / Category: Restaurant

Delphi Lux Cinema, Berlin
Winner, FRAME Magazine Award for
Entertainment Venue of the Year, 2019

Meininger Hotel:
Winner, GERMAN DESIGN SPECIAL AWARD

Partner Ester Bruzkus spoke at
DOMOTEX, Hannover, Jan 12 2019
"Connected to New Social and Cultural Patterns"

Partner Peter Greenberg led a
World Architects Guided Tour at
DOMOTEX, Hannover, Jan 12 2019

Publications:

Ester Bruzkus General:
Architectural Digest Germany - 200 Ausgaben AD: Die wahren Influencer der Designwelt (AD 200th issue: The True Influencers of the Design World)
Creme Guide- Berliner Lieblingsorte von Architektin Ester Bruzkus (Berlin's Favorite Places by Architect Ester Bruzkus)
IDEAT - Ester Bruzkus' großer Auftritt (Ester Bruzkus' Big Performance)
Journelles - Ein Portrait über Architektin Ester Bruzkus (A Portrait of Architect Ester Bruzkus)

Ester's Apartment 2.0:
AD España Print - Objecto de Estudio
AD Russia - Творческая квартира архитектора в Берлине (Creative Apartment Architect in Berlin)
ATMagazine (Israel) - תסמונת ברלין (Complex Berlin)
Corriere della Serra - Berlino a colori (Berlin in Color)
Dwell - My House: Architect Ester Bruzkus’s Irresistibly Playful Berlin Loft
Elle Decor España - Diseño, Funcionalidad, Creatividad y Estilo en un Ático en Berlín
Elle Decor Italia - 80 Metri Quadri di Affascinanti Giustapposizioni a Berlino
Elle Decoration Russia - Taste and Color: Apartment in Berlin
Herz Und Blut - Hoch Oben im Grünen Rooftop - Besuch bei Ester Bruzkus (High up in the Green Rooftop - a visit with Ester Bruzkus)
Hunker (USA) An Architect's Compact Berlin Home Is Full of Color and Surprises
Living (Brazil) - Contraste Marcante (Striking Contrast)
Marie Claire Mexico - Color, textura y volumen (Color, Texture and Volume)
Yatzer - A Charming Bouquet of Juxtapositions: Ester Bruzkus' Berlin Apartment
Yellowtrace - Ester Bruzkus' Own Converted Apartment in Berlin, Germany

Photographer's Loft
AD España - El Interiorismo Perfecto para un Fotógrafo

Delphi Lux:
db deutsche bauleitung - FILM Kino Delphi Lux in Berlin

L.A.Poke:
Yellow Trace - Six Projects with Rocking Stone Floors
Best of Restaurants and Bars 2019 - Winner of First Prize for Most Beautiful Cafe and Bistro, Callway Verlag

Brasserie Collette Tim Raue - München, Berlin, Konstanz:
Best of Restaurants and Bars 2019 - Distinction Prize, Category: Restaurant, Callway Verlag

2018

RBB Abendschau (RBB Evening Show)
"Portrait Architektin Ester Bruzkus"
Portrait about Ester Bruzkus and her work on Network TV

BEST OF INTERIOR 2018
Ester's Apartment 2.0
First Prize / Most Beautiful German Apartment 2018
Callwey Verlag

LECTURES
Sept 2018: Soho House, Berlin,
Ester Bruzkus presents "Projects 2002-2018"
Curated by SightUnseen

June 2018: Tag der Architektur, Berlin
Ester Bruzkus presents "Work"

June 2018: Tag der Architektur, Berlin
Peter Greenberg presents "Interiority"

May 2018: S.Arch International Conference, Venice
Peter Greenberg presents
"Understanding Materials through Embodied Energy"

Feb 2018: Heinze Hospitality, Stuttgart
Ester Bruzkus presents
"Is Anything New? Nothing is New: Three Restaurants for Chef Tim Raue"

Ester Bruzkus - profile
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Magazine - Im Auf Bau (Article about Female German Architects)

Ester's Apartment 2.0:
AIT - Ester's Apartment 2.0 in Berlin
Best of Interiors 2018 - Featured on Book Cover and Winner of First Prize, Callway Verlag
Grazia - Ladys, Die Bude ist ein Traum (Ladys, The Place is a Dream)
Schöner Wohnen - Dem Himmel Ganz Nah (The Sky is Very Close)
Süddeutsche Zeitung features Ester Bruzkus and her Berlin Apartment

L.A. Poke:
AD España - Un MAR de ARCOS y color en Berlín (A Sea of Arches and Color in Berlin)
AD Germany - Lunch by the Pool: Ester Bruzkus Architekten Designed the Restaurant "L.A. Poke "
AD Russia - New Restaurant L.A. Poke in Berlin
Architonic - L.A. Poke, Berlin, Deutschland 2018
Baltic Outlook - Berlin
CUBE - Frische Sommerbrise (Fresh Summer Breeze)
Dear - SURFER-FOOD MITTEN IN BERLIN: L.A. POKÉ
Dezeen - Berlin restaurant LA Poke takes its cues from Hockney painting A Bigger Splash
EasyJet Traveller - Berlin Loves Pretty Pictures
Elle decoration Poland - Berlin restaurant L.A. POKE in the most fashionable colors of the season
Foodielovin - A look inside L.A.POKE restaurant in Berlin
Grazia - Discoveries of the Week
IDEAT - California Dreaming
Les Couleurs le Corbusier - Poke am Pool – West Coast-Feeling in Berlin-Mitte
Sight Unseen - Saturday Selects
Urdesign - Ester Bruzkus Architekten designs new L.A.POKE restaurant in Berlin

Delphi Lux:
AD Germany - Grosses Kino am Bahnhof Zoo
ALT - Farbe im Kino
Archdaily - Cine Delphi Lux
Cube - Spiel mit dem Licht (Playing with Light)
Design boom - bruzkus batek's cinema in berlin is designed as a series of artpieces
Fubiz - Berlin Restaurant L.A. POKE in the Most Fashionable Colors of the Season
Hyperbeats - Cinema in Berlin is a True Work of Art
InteriorFashion - Grosses Kino der Gestaltung
LocalPeoples - New Cinema for YORCK Kinogruppe in Berlin
Photophore - Delphi LUX, Cinema
Schweizer Baudokumentation - Fotogenes Kino (Photogenic Cinema)
The Spaces - Every screen in this Berlin cinema looks like an art installation
Urdesign - Striking new Delphi Lux cinema opens in Berlin

Razorfish:
Frame - The other office 3

Meininger Hotel:
BOB - Hotel & Hostel

Apartment MM:
AD España CLARIDAD y ARMONÍA sin ornamentos (Clarity and Harmony without Ornament)

Miele:
Cube - Die Faszination Küche beginnt mit Miele

Brasserie Colette Berlin:
Creme Guides - Tim Raue's French Kitchen in Schöneberg

Ester's Apartment 1.0:
AD España - Inspiración JAPONESA rodeada de COLOR (Japanese Inspiration Surrounded by Color)

2017

Ester's Apartment 2.0:
AD Germany - 80 Quadratmeter Berlin (Featured on the Cover)
AD Germany - The Things I Kept

Razorfish:
Archdaily - Razorfish
Designboom - Bruzkus Batek brings a familiar buzz to razorfish office space in Berlin
onOffice - Step Change
100 working spaces - Treffenwitz

Zalando:
Archdaily - Zalando
Architektur Berlin - Zalando Event Space
Cube - Party im Hof
Dear - Geteilter Style

Delphi Lux:
BauNetz - Kino Delphi Lux in Berlin
Berliner Abendblatt - Neue Kinowelt in der City West
Creme Guides - Das neue Programmkino in der
City West
Mit Vergnügen - Am Zoologischen Garten eröffnet ein neues Kino (A New Cinema Opens at the Zoological Garden)

Apartment MM:
Arquitectura y Diseño - Descanso en Berlín con mucho arte
Trendland - Apartment MM

Salon Bilir:
Architonic - Bilir Salon Privé

Colette Tim Raue:
Cube - Hommage an Frankreich

Bloomy Days:
100 working spaces - Florale Power

Berlin Coffee:
AD - Coffee to Stay

Dean:
Liganova/Berlin inspires - Winter Issue

2016

Esters Apartment:
AD Germany- Weißes Rauschen
AIT - Esters Wohnung in Berlin
Architonic - Esters Apartment
Busyboo - Esters Apartment
Design@Home - Fifties Berlinoises
Design MK - Esters Apartment
Dwell - Esters Apartment
For Interieur - Intérieur moderne et fonctionnel
Home Adore - Esters Apartment
Let's talk Design - Esters Apartment
Morgenpost Immobilien - Im Loft der Architektin

Salon Bilir:
AD Germany - Selbe Stelle, neue Welle!
AIT - Salon Bilir Privé in Stuttgart
World Interiors News - Salon Bilir Privé
Vwsd - Let your hair down

Gartenstrasse Apartment:
AIT - Apartment Gartenstraße in Berlin
Md - Berliner Stadtwohnung

Finnlaendische Strasse:
Cube - Neun Häuser
Deal Magazin - Premium startet Neubauprojekt in Berlin
Konii - Spatenstich für das Neubauquartier nio

Dean:
Db - Verspiegelter Hedonismus

2015

Azimut Hotels:
Gold Key Award - Finalist
Best new hotel brand or soft brand concept

Dean:
German Design Award - Special Mention
Interior Design

Publications:
Detail - Clubatmosphäre in edlem Interior
Fizzz - DEAN, Amano goes Club
Luxury Guide - Soul deluxe
The Henry Journal - DEAN

Generator Hostel:
Winner of German Design Award
Category Interior Design

Esters Apartment:
AD - Von Loft und Liebe
Trendland - Esters Apartment

Apartment MM:
Dwell - 8 Elegant dining rooms
Home Adore - Apartment MM
Home Designator - Apartment MM
Homify - Erstklassige Zweitwohnung mit Luxus-Flair
Housescaping - The ideal foundationL4 - Apartment MM
JDD - Apartment MM
Koket - LUXURY HOMES
Manual of Nordic interior design - Apartment MM
Not a paper house - Apartment MM

Bloomy Days:
Architekten24 - Kreatives Bürodesign für kreatives Team
Gründer Szene - Das neue Büro von Bloomy Days

2014

Generator Hostel:
Winner of Gold Key Award
Best new hotel brand or soft brand concept
Winner of Iconic Awards - Interior/Hospitality
Arcdhaily - Generator Berlin Mitte

Esters Apartment:
Winner of Finest Interior Award
Home Accessoires

Dean:
Winner of Iconic Awards - Interior/Hospitality

Print:
AIT - Tanzbar Dean in Berlin
Frame - Night Fever 4
Home - Club DEAN

2013

Generator Hostel:
Winner of WIN Award - Hotel Interiors

Mani:
Short list for WIN Award - Best hotel Interiors

Mani Restaurant
Long list for Restaurant & Bar Design Awards - International Restaurant

Restaurant Tim Raue:
AWARD:
Short list for Restaurant & Bar Design Awards - International Restaurant

2011

Amano Hotel:
Short list for Contractworld.award - New Generation Hotel

Restaurant Tim Raue:
AD - Stil Destination
IDEAT - Nos Meilleures Tables Á Berlin
Home - Restaurant Tim Raue
Wallpaper - Tim Raue

2010

Am Echad Center (One World):
Short list for Contractworld.award - New Generation Hotel

Amano Hotel:
AIT - Hotel Amano in Berlin
Home - Amano Bar

Team

Ester Bruzkus
Partner, Architect, Dipl.-Ing.

Peter Greenberg RA, NCIDQ, LEED AP
Partner, Architect, M.Arch,
Associate Professor

Lucia Amaddeo
M.Sc. Architecture

Martina Durrant
Dipl.-Designer (FH)

Julia Jensen
Dipl.-Ing., Architecture

Henrieke Kayser
B.A. Interior Architecture

Minwon Kim
Interior Designer

Ana Knežević
M.Arch

Maria Lemke
Financial Manager

Stephanie Meine
M.A. Architecture

Dana Mikoleit
M.A. Interior Architecture

Arianna Petrulli
M.A. Interior Architecture

Marie-Lou Roederer
M.Arch

Katja Silbermann
Communications Press Officer

Iwetta Ullenboom
B.Sc. Architecture

Natalie Ziesemer
Dipl.-Ing., Interior Design

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