Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Leipzig, Deutschland
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaft e.V., (Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science)
Planning period
1998 – 2002
Construction period
2000 – 2003
preliminary design, approval design, final design, preparation of tenders, supervision

The new Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology was established in 1997. With its three research centres, the institute aims to investigate the history of humankind with the help of comparative analyses of different genes, cultures, cognitive abilities, languages, and social systems. On an area of 18,600 m², the institute offers laboratory buildings, a bistro, fitness rooms, a library, meeting and conference rooms.