A responsible approach to designing high quality inhabitable space is the underlying philosophy of this office. As a result, the buildings by Kleihues + Kleihues distinguish themselves through a timeless modern design, that respects the context of the location; the buildings are functional and enduring - characteristics that Kleihues + Kleihues understand to be the basic requirements for an economical and ecological approach towards working with existing resources. This originates a strong emphasis on detailing, a careful selection of materials and an insisting on advanced craftsmanship and quality of execution.