In Nuremberg, the architects from querwärts have designed the highest-altitude, full-time childcare centre in Germany, “Wolke 10” (cloud 10), built on the unused rooftop of a multilevel car park in one of the city's most heavily populated areas.
Daniel Libeskind’s architectural studio designed Kö-Bogen office and retail complex in Düsseldorf. The architectural project establishes an urban link between the Hofgarten, Düsseldorf’s central park, and the Königsallee, creating a large pedestrian-friendly area. Daniel Libeskind’s Kö-Bogen takes the form of 2 buildings with 6 floors and inner courtyards, linked by a raised walkway and containing offices and shops.
Bolles+Wilson converted the deconsecrated church of San Sebastiano in Münster into a kindergarten. The elliptical shape of the church’s floor plan turned out to be ideal for creating a large play area, and the children attending the new institution will assimilate the value of protecting a space and remembering its identity from a tender age.
Inspired by the concept that public buildings are places where the community lives, Wulf und partner’s Schillerhalle in Dittingen an der Erms is a multipurpose facility for sports and entertainment which is used by a large segment of the population and thus becomes a symbol of the city.
The same architect who designed Peckham Library in South London and created an icon that has increased the number of users threefold, has also ventured out into a project that aims to revitalise a rundown area of Dusseldorf.
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