For the traditional Rausch Schokoladenhaus at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin GBP Architekten developed a contemporary interior design concept, which still shows the origin of Rausch´s history.

Studio Name: GBP Architekten GmbH
Design Team: Nicola Medrow-Buerk, Thomas Wagenknecht, Agnieszka Maslowska, Thomas Heidebur
Area: Berlin-Mitte, Germany
Year: Completion 2019
Location: Gendarmenmarkt


  • Rössel Brandschutz,Sachverständige für vorbeugenden Brandschutz
  • Tischler Alfred Köther Gbr
  • Plan B – Beratende Ingenieure GmbH
  • Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

Photography Credits: Anastasia Hermann

Rausch Chocolate House By GBP Architekten GmbH - Sheet2
©Anastasia Hermann

GBP Architekten used the theme of the warm chocolate and pralines colors to set these throughout the house with light stones, brass finishes and warm natural wood tones with large light installations.

Rausch Chocolate House By GBP Architekten GmbH - Sheet6
©Anastasia Hermann

On the occasion of the company´s 100th anniversary all the retail areas – a total of 2,380 square meters were redesigned, during ongoing business activities of the Rausch Schokoladenhaus. Now the Rausch Schokoladenhaus hosts the longest chocolate counter around the world.

Rausch Chocolate House By GBP Architekten GmbH - Sheet9
©Anastasia Hermann

It is designed to experience the finest chocolates with all senses. The second floor received a chocolate café and Praliné Circle Bar. Here, the glass window front offers a magnificent view onto the concert hall and the German Cathedral. Further, the Rausch Schokoladenhaus is complemented by the Rausch Deli with its own entrance, designed with fresher colors and allows to shop for a quick indulgence in between.

GBP architects

GBP architects is an international architectural firm recognized for unique design solutions to demanding issues. Comprised of groups of dedicated experts we are a firm of more than 70 architects, engineers, planners and interior designers serving clients on a global basis. In both the private and the public sectors, GBP architects offers its client a full scope of professional services in all areas of Planning, Architecture, and Interior Design.

GBP is recognized for its emphasis on design excellence and realization of architectural projects such as transportation facilities, including airports and train stations, corporate and commercial office buildings, housing, hotels, multi-prupose arenas, shopping malls, and industrial and research facilities.

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