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1988 - 2024

tfa thomas fritzsche architects

German reliability

German quality 


tfa is a German office founded in 1988 by Thomas Fritzsche in Stuttgart, Germany.

Since 2005 tfa has been based in Shanghai, China and operates an office in Köln, Germany. 

With 36 years of experience in Germany and Asia, 291 designed projects and 124 completed buildings tfa always ensures

German reliability - German quality.


the workplace specialist

With many designed and realised projects such as industrial areas, commercial parks, office buildings and office interiors,

tfa consistently developed a strong expertise as a well-recognised and forward-thinking workplace specialist.

Through participation in conferences, trade fairs and research on workplace design this expertise has constantly been strengthened.


client advisor

To guarantee the success of a project,

tfa works on the following topics,

before starting the design process


o client's motivation and expectation 

o general aim of the project

o relation of the project to urban context

o sustainable function-mix

o unit sizes according to market needs

scope of services

tfa designs and supervises

all stages of a project

o master planning

o architectural design

o interior design

o landscape design

o monitoring external planers

o construction supervision

German Sustainable Building Council  DGNB


Following the DGNB, we are convinced, that the quality of our environment has a direct influence on our quality of life.


As urban planners, architects and interior designers we have the opportunity, to design surroundings of the highest quality and the obligation, to protect the environment.


At tfa we are deeply convinced, that the only way to achieve this, is through sustainable design.

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Indian Green Building Council  IGBC


Thomas Fritzsche became the first foreign member of the IGBC in 2024.

tfa fully supports the vision of the IGBC . . . 'to enable a sustainable built environment for all and facilitate India to be one of the global leaders in the sustainable built environment by 2025'.

At tfa we believe, our motto simplicity is sustainability helps to reach this aim and create role-model projects that benefit all.

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German network


tfa works with a network of renowned German specialists, to offer cutting-edge technology to all clients

o universities and research institutes

o structural engineers, MEP engineers and other engineers

Being closely connected to the German Chamber of Commerce, tfa can provide help to find German investors. 



tfa works for a wide variety of clients like

o local government bodies

o state-owned enterprises

o real estate developers

o private companies and individuals

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