On 17.11.2020 Thomas Fritzsche took part in the 'The Fourth International High-Level Forum on Sustainable Urban Development' in Chengdu , organized by the City of Chengdu, the China Center of Urban Development and the UN HABITAT


On 16.11.2020 Thomas Fritzsche took part in the 'China Building Economy Global Cooperation Summit' in Chengdu, organized by the city of Chengdu, the German Chamber of Commerce in Chengdu and the German Sustainable Building Council DGNB


On 12.11.2020 Thomas Fritzsche, together with sustainability experts and leaders of German companies, took part in a seminar about , how to build and operate sustainable factories. 

All speakers agreed, that the demand for sustainable factories is growing in China and the tools to do the 'right thing' are available, but must be implemented at the beginning of a project to achieve the best possible results. 


On 07.11.2020 Thomas Fritzsche, together with government officials from Wuhan and leaders of German companies, took part in a conference about the Sino-German International Business Park in the Caidain District in Wuhan​


On 31.10.2020 Thomas Fritzsche spoke on BAU Congress China 2020 in Beijing about 'the future of working and living' and introduced the research project 'A Sustainable Office Tower'.

Other speakers were Li Cundong (Secretary General of the Architectural Society of China), Stepan Rewolle (GMP), Chang Yungho (Atelier Feichang), Yu Tiantian (DnA), Song Yehao (Tsinghua University), Satoshi Ohashi (Zaha Hadid Architects) and Jens Kump (HPP)


On 23.10.2020 BAU China had the opportunity to talk to Thomas Fritzsche, the founder and head of design of tfa | thomas fritzsche architects.

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

Since 2005 tfa is based in Shanghai in China and operates an office in Köln in Germany.

BAU China:

In 2019 tfa and you joined the BAU China in Shanghai as exhibitor and speaker. This year tfa is the official sponsor of the BAU China 2020 in Beiji...


Thomas Fritzsche of tfa will be one of the speakers on the BAU Congress China in Beijing from 29.-31.10.2020, which brings together experts from all over the world to discuss and introduce future trends in architecture and urban planning.


On 20.10.2020 Thomas Fritzsche joined a workshop of the German Chamber of the Commerce in Shanghai about the latest real estate and construction trends in China.


Our research-project 'A Sustainable Office Tower' aka SOT was published in the Asia edition of the IGS-Magazine which covers Intelligent Glass Solutions.

We are proud to see our work with projects of BIG, Foster + Partners, Moshe Safdie and Gensler.



tfa | thomas fritzsche architects will be the official sponsor of the BAU China 2020 in Beijing


Our recent research-project 'A Sustainable Office Tower' has been presented by Dr. Robert Himmler, EGS-Bangkok to an audiance of real-estate specialists at a GTCC roundtable meeting in Bangkok on 29.09.2020


On 17.09.2020 Thomas Fritzsche joined the Interchamber Networking Dinner in Wuxi.

The event's keynote speech was held by The Economist Corporate Network's Director Shanghai, Ms. Mary Boyd, on China's Business Outlook: A Full or Partial Recovery?

Observing that China's manufacturers are back in operation and that even cautious consumers now seem more confident, Ms. Boyd asked: Is China's recovery sustainable, and how will this affect global markets?


Thomas Fritzsche talks about his 15 years of experience as German architect in China with Kelly Kelch on her media-platform architekturdesigner.xr



thomas fritzsche architects | tfa will join the conference 'beyondwork 2020' on 21. and 22.10.2020.

What does the transformation of work mean for people? How can companies best prepare their employees? And how is each European country reacting to the process of change?

For more information about the conference please klick the link below.



thomas fritzsche architects | tfa started the new research project 'Sustainable Office Tower 2'

This project is located in the centre of Shanghai and combines the latest trends in workplace design with the demands of sustainability and aim for a DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) gold certification.

It will also investigate, how we work and live together during and after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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