about spa.

Approach / Commitment.

In our work we assume responsibility; for our clients, for our planning and project partners, and for our employees.

Good architecture must be cutting-edge, not fashionable. In line with this belief, which applies for the entire lifespan of a property, the objective behind our work is always to create buildings that are self-confident in appearance and make a positive impression in terms of design, scale, and choice of materials.

Our architecture is always the result of close collaboration with our clients; our work rests on a bedrock of trust and reliability.

Our standard – Judge us by the result.

As a developer you rightly expect your architect to deliver an optimum solution in all areas of planning; we assume responsibility and, thanks to the standards we set ourselves, conscientiously bring your project to a successful conclusion:

  • Reconciliation of suitability and cost-effectiveness
  • Guaranteed in time and in-budget execution
  • Consistent integration of construction costs into the project from the outset

Insist on more than just design.

For us, high design quality is an inseparable part of finding the right solution.

Our architecture preserves the identity of a place and attachment to it. We regard spaces as complex links between a wide range of facilities, which we arrange and design.

Our approach is defined by the standard we constantly seek to uphold: architecture that is durable rather than fashionable. After all, good proportions are the result of good ideas rather than high construction costs.


Markus Plöcker
// graduate architect bda

  • born in 1966 in Hofheim am Taunus
  • apprenticeship as a carpenter
  • graduated in Architecture from Frankfurt University
  • until 2008 employed by Wörner und Partner, Frankfurt/Main
  • until 2010 employed by Just Burgeff Architekten GmbH
  • until 2013 lecturer at Frankfurt University
  • since 2010 partner and Managing Director of spa.
  • 2017 member of the BDA (Bund Deutscher Architekten)

Christian Olaf Schmidt
// Master’s in Architecture bda

  • born in 1966 in Speyer
  • apprenticeship as a carpenter
  • graduated in Architecture from Karlsruhe University – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • studied Architecture at Rice University, Houston, TX. / Master’s in Urban Design
  • employed by Arata Isozaki Associates, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, HOK-MurphyJahn, Berlin
  • employed by KSP – Jürgen Engel, and Prof. Christoph Mäckler Architekten, Frankfurt/Main
  • since 2010 partner and Managing Director of spa.
  • since 2015 board member of the AIV (Architekten- und Ingenieure-Verein Frankfurt/Main
  • since 2016 member of the urban design advisory board Frankfurt/Main
  • 2017 member of the BDA (Bund Deutscher Architekten)


alexander dill

// graduate architect

office management

jessica schauer

// graduate architect


simone singer

// graduate architect


ellen weidner

// graduate architect



office infrastructure

  • CAD: all workstations with Nemetschek Allplan / BIM
  • Project management using Kobold software (S-Control, S-HOAI)
  • Tendering and cost management: California Pro
  • Scheduling: MS Project
  • CRM system: PROJEKT PRO
  • 3D and visualization: 3DS MAX / V-Ray / Sketchup Pro
  • Graphic design: Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Office: MS Office



Ruth Dietermann /// Myriam Philipp

project work

Natascha Anhalt /// Renate Auth /// Malte Bassenge /// Anna Becker /// Natalie Brand /// Thomas Denker /// Kathleen Ebberink /// Jochen Eberle /// Josephine van Empelen /// Matthias Englert /// Eva Franke /// Isabella Garrido /// Khraus Ghafari /// Aleksandar Gorgonoski /// Stefanie Grolik /// Alena Hänsel /// Julia Heinecke /// Pablo Jose Hernández T. /// Milan Jojic /// Jessica Jünger /// Sonja Kandora /// Imy Kardas /// Winta Kesete /// Torsten Klöppelt /// Anna Kopp /// Filip Kozieradzki /// Zhiyin Lu /// Alexander Mettler /// Madjid Montazeri /// Sanggwon Moon /// Christopher Mück /// Julia Počatková /// Vita Redliha /// Alexander Reiland /// Christian Steinwedel /// Öner Tiryaki /// Joaquin Trinidad /// Alexander Umlauf /// Vanessa Wähner /// Dirk Walter /// Björn Wehrheim /// Sarah Wolf /// Lea Zissel


Brigitta Barad /// Louisa Glöckle /// Gloria Groher ///  Damjan Josic (Jahrespraktikant) /// Marie Kusche /// Vanessa Rilling /// Nina Wittrich /// Maylin Yuka

project partners

Matthias Brückner /// Christine Hölzel-Mau /// Bronislaus Kowoll /// Katrin Vogt


Aberdeen Asset Management /// Aurelis Real Estate /// Blutspendedienst Frankfurt am Main /// CA-Immo /// Daimler Benz AG /// Deutsche Bahn AG /// Europäische Union / European Stability Mechanism /// Forst- und Seenverwaltung Emmerichshofen /// GEG German Estate Group /// Hessisches Baumanagement /// Hochtief Projektentwicklung GmbH /// Hyundai Capital Europe GmbH /// Kaisers-Bio-Bäckerei /// K S W Verwaltungs GmbH & Co.Wohnbau KG Leica Camera GmbH /// Nord-Micro GmbH /// omniCon Gesellschaft für innovatives Bauen mbH /// PriceWaterhouseCooper /// Ristorante Tridico Frankfurt am Main /// Sparkasse Dieburg /// Stahl- und Verbundbau GmbH /// TishmanSpeyer Deutschland /// Uniflex GmbH /// VonWeitzsche Liegenschaften /// WPV-Baubetreuung GmbH /// Haus Dr. Rinne /// Großpraxis und Mehrfamilienhaus Dr. Lipp

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