New Headquarters for the Deutsche Bundesbank in Chemnitz, Germany

New Headquarters for the Deutsche Bundesbank in Chemnitz

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The project consists in the construction of the new regional Deutsche Bundesbank head office in Chemnitz, formerly Karl Marx Stadt, in a place with a dense and traumatic history. The proposal addresses the issue of permanence and solidity (felt as being necessary for the first time, almost), and also of nature understood in a paleontological way as the petrification and crystalline solidification of organic matter.

Typology: Office building
Project: 1997
Construction: 2001-2004
Surface:  9,500 m2 + 5,500 m2 landscaping surface
Site: Park der Opfer des Faschismus, Chemnitz (Germany)
Photo: Jan Bitter

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