Michels Architekturbüro GmbH
Sülzburgstraße 203
D-50937 Köln

Phone +49 (0)221 27 24 49-0
Fax +49 (0)221 27 24 49-20

Branch office:
Michels Architekturbüro GmbH
Karl-Marx-Allee 90a
D-10243 Berlin

Phone +49 (0)30 4401 04 39-0
Fax +49 (0)30 4401 04 39-9


Managing Director:
Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Michels, registered as architect in the list of architects of the Chamber of Architects of North Rhine-Westphalia (A37541) and in the list of architects of the Chamber of Architects of Berlin (13766)
Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Schmedt, registered as architect in the list of architects of the Chamber of Architects of North Rhine-Westphalia (35165m)

Commercial Register:
Local Court Cologne HRB 60630


Competent chambers/ competent supervisory authorities:
Architektenkammer Nordrhein-Westfalen
Zollhof 1
40221 Düsseldorf
Phone +49 (0)211 49 67-0
Telefax +49 (0)211 49 67-99

Architektenkammer Berlin
Alte Jakobstraße 149
10969 Berlin
Phone +49 (0)30 29 33 07-0
Telefax +49 (0)30 29 33 07-16

The relevant professional regulations are derived from the Building Chamber Act and its implementing ordinance as well as from the Ordinance on Fees for Services by Architects and Engineers (HOAI), the full text of which can be found on the website of the Chamber of Architects of North Rhine-Westphalia.

You can access the laws and ordinances of the chamber via these links:
Building Chamber Act NRW (BauKaG NRW)
Implementing regulation for the Baukammerngesetz (DVO BauKG NRW)
Statutes of the Chamber of Architects NRW

Consumer arbitration information:
In appropriate cases and to the necessary consent of our liability insurer, we will also take part in a
arbitration proceedings before the arbitration board of the North Rhine-Westphalian Chamber of
of the Chamber of Architects of North Rhine-Westphalia, but not before a consumer conciliation board
in the sense of the VSBG.

Professional Liability Insurance:
HDI Versicherung AG
HDI Platz 1
30659 Hannover

Territorial scope of insurance: Europe


Corporate Design: Burchart, Konzept und Design, Köln,

Project texts: Nina C. Müller + propr_architektur pr,



Privacy Policy of Michels Architekturbüro GmbH

This data protection declaration has been translated from german, where

inconsistencies occur, the german version will take precedence.

1. Subject of this data protection declaration

The protection of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") is of great and very important concern to us. In the following, we would therefore like to inform you in detail about which data we collect and how we process or use this data, as well as which accompanying protective measures we have also taken in technical and organizational terms.

2. Responsible body/responsible person according to Art. 4 DSGVO and at the same time service provider in the sense of the Telemedia Act (TMG) is::

We have appointed a data protection officer. You can reach him via the following contact details:

Dennis Schulz
Landgrafstraße 16
10787 Berlin
030 330 96 26 27

3. Collection and use of your data

All personal data that we collect from you will only be collected, processed and used for the stated purpose. In doing so, we ensure that this is only done within the framework of the applicable legal provisions or otherwise only with your consent.

In accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, you may object to the processing of your data in the cases specified therein. Please contact "" or send us your request by mail. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority for data protection

Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information

Friedrichsstraße 219, 10969 Berlin
Phone +49 (0)30 13889-0
Telefax +49 (0)30 2155050

The extent and type of collection and use of your data differs according to whether you visit our website merely to retrieve information or make use of services offered by us:

a) Internet use

For the purely informational use of our website, it is generally not necessary for you to provide personal data.

Rather, in this case we only collect and use the data that your Internet browser automatically transmits to us, such as:

  • The date and time you access one of our Internet pages
  • Your browser type
  • The browser settings
  • The operating system used
  • The last page you visited
  • The amount of data transferred and the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • Your IP address.

We collect and use this data during an informational visit exclusively in non-personal form. This is done to enable the use of the Internet pages you have accessed, for statistical purposes and to improve our Internet offering. We only store the IP address for the duration of your visit, no personal evaluation takes place. This data is not merged with other data sources, and the data is deleted after statistical evaluation. This is permissible according to the decision of the European Court of Justice of 19.10.2016 (Az.:C582/14) also in view of the Telemedia Act.

b) Use of offers or data use for task fulfillment.

If you wish to make use of services offered by us, it may be necessary for you to provide further data. This is the data that is required for the respective processing. You may provide further information voluntarily; it is marked as optional by us. Some of the services are also provided in the login area of the homepage. The collection or use of your data is for the purpose of providing the necessary service requested by you.

For the aforementioned purpose, your data may be passed on to service providers who support us and whom we have, of course, carefully selected and obliged to comply with data protection law. In particular, these may be technical service providers or shipping service providers (lettershop, etc.). Your data will otherwise only be passed on to other third parties if this is permitted by law or we have received your explicit consent to do so.

4. Data protection consent

Beyond the processing of the services requested by you, we would like to offer you - of course only if you explicitly agree to this at a separate point - an Internet presence that is geared to your interests, as well as occasionally send you interesting news and information about us by mail or e-mail (in the form of our newsletter) based on your data and use your data for the necessary evaluation and for market research purposes. For this purpose, it is technically necessary for us to compile your data in user profiles and evaluate them for the aforementioned purposes. This is only done internally and only for the aforementioned purposes.

We may also require your consent for the publication of image material that is subject to your copyright or on which you are depicted. You can give your consent separately. You can subsequently revoke it at any time with effect for the future. Consent with regard to cookies or advertising trackers is governed by § 6 of this declaration below.

5. Newsletter

In order to be able to register for our e-mail newsletter service, we require, in addition to your consent under data protection law, at least your e-mail address to which the newsletter is to be sent. Any further information is voluntary and will be used to address you personally and to be able to personalize the content of the newsletter as well as to clarify queries regarding the e-mail address.

For the newsletter dispatch, we generally use the so-called double opt-in procedure, i.e. we will only send you the newsletter if you first confirm your registration via a confirmation e-mail sent to you for this purpose by means of a link contained therein. In this way, we want to ensure that only you, as the owner of the e-mail address provided, can register for the newsletter. Your confirmation in this regard must be made promptly after receipt of the confirmation e-mail, otherwise your newsletter registration will be automatically deleted from our database. You can unsubscribe from a newsletter you have subscribed to at any time. To do so, you can either send us an informal e-mail or use the link at the end of the newsletter to cancel.

6. Use of cookies

For our website we use the technology of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent from our web server to your browser when you visit our website and are stored on your computer for later retrieval. We also use so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visits to our web pages. The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including the IP address of users) and delivery of advertising may also be transmitted to and stored by Google LLC on servers in the European Union and the United States. (cf. No.8). The transferred data cannot be merged with other data stored by you.

You can determine whether cookies can be set and retrieved yourself through the settings in your browser. You can, for example, completely deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser, limit it to certain web pages or configure your browser so that it automatically notifies you as soon as a cookie is to be set and asks you for feedback on this. For the full functionality of our website, however, it is necessary for technical reasons to allow the aforementioned session cookies.

From the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation on 25.05.2018, we will obtain your explicit consent for the use of cookies before they are used.

7. Right of revocation and objection

We would like to point out that you can revoke any consent granted to us under data protection law at any time with effect for the future. Insofar as there are legal requirements for the collection of data, there is no right of revocation.

8. Use of statistical tools

Google Analytics

It is important to us to design our Internet pages as optimally as possible and thus make them attractive for our visitors. For this purpose, it is necessary for us to know which parts of it are received by our visitors and how. Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (,,Google").

Google Analytics also uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to us as the website operator.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

9. Data security

We also use technical and organizational security measures to protect personal data that we receive or collect, in particular against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against attack by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

10. Deletion periods

We store personal data only until the purpose of the data storage ceases to apply, as long as no legal retention periods or statute of limitations for data that may be useful for legal prosecution oppose the deletion (in this case, the processing of the data is restricted in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO).