TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten
Martin Tervoort
TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten

TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten

Architects from Ulmenstraße 40, Hamburg, Germany
When defining one’s own actions, at most the time-honored functionalisms helps along with its requirement for fulfilling the function as the most noble task of architecture as well as the slightly more modern contextualism which requires from the architects to look around, if possible, in the environment of their building projects when looking for design premises. And perhaps the Roman treatise writer, Vitruv, who detected trinity utilitas, firmitas and venustas, some two thousand years ago as the constituting basis of all construction; because, first off all, the principal must be satisfied. He is satisfied according to Vitruv, if function (utilitas) is correct and if the efficiency is available which in turn requires that construction (firmitas) is correct which means that the building was constructed solidly.