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July 2011

designyougo wins the 2011 “Green Good Design™ Award”

Award for sustainability in building design

designyougo - architects and designers wins the prestigious “Green Good Design Award 2011”. The award recognizes outstanding building design with a focus on sustainability. Founded in 1950 the Award was initially led by Eero Saarinen and Charles and Ray Eames. Other winners of the award include Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Ingenhoven Architects and Behnisch Architects.



Mathis and Sebastian founded designyougo in 2009. The office's main focus and aim are outstanding, fully customized design and high-quality architecture from the first sketch to completion. "Designyougo" also stands for a customer orientated and efficient working method, which both Mathis and Sebastian came to appreciate working in London for Foster + Partners.

Mathis Malchow

(Founding Partner)

Dipl. Ing Architect (Architektenkammer Berlin)

Mathis can draw upon many years of experience as an architect. He was Associate Partner at Foster + Partners, and was involved in the design of many key projects, including 'Crystal Island' in Moscow, 'New Holland' in St. Petersburg and 'South Beach' in Singapore.

Sebastian Gmelin

(Founding Partner)

Dipl. Ing. Architect (Architektenkammer Berlin, Architects Registration Board UK)
Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture ETH

Sebastian is specialised in complex geometries. After his master course at the ETH in Zurich he was Associate at Foster + Partners and was involved in the design of projects like 'New Holland' in St. Petersburg, 'Queen Alia Airport' in Jordan and 'South Beach' in Singapore. He was also a member of the Specialist Modelling Group at Foster + Partners. Sebastian is working on his PhD and teaches in Denmark at the Aarhus School of Architecture.


Working method

Designyougo has adopted a visual working method that innovates the way architectural projects are being designed and communicated.

No drawings - just visuals! We love visualisations! We think plans and sections are a great tool to describe how a building should be build. But for presentations and discussions about design, photorealistic visualisations are just perfect. With you - our clients - we want to talk about the atmosphere of spaces and all those details that create fantastic architecture materials, lighting and proportions. You can expect our presentations to be worked out to the highest standards, from day one!


designyougo - architects and designers

Schönhauser Allee 151
10435 Berlin
tel: +49 30 3034 3385
fax: +49 30 2532 7644

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