The architectural practice Gmp Architekten was founded by Meinhard von Gerkan (Riga, 1935) and Volkwin Marg (Königsberg, 1936) in 1965.
Since its inception it has grown to include four additional partners and one partner for China, eleven associate partners and more than 500 employees in thirteen cities in Germany and abroad. gmp is one of the few practices with a generalist position, which takes responsibility for a project from the design idea and its realization right through to the interior design.
Gmp has succeeded in winning more than 590 prizes in national and international competitions, among them more than 310 first prizes and a large number of awards for exemplary architecture. More than 370 buildings have been constructed by Gmp worldwide.