Freiburg University of
Mining and Technology

A three-storey research building for the Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering is going to complement the TU Bergakademie in the near future. A glass joint links the new building to the existing part, offering the chance to round off the former colliery site and to ground the Institute.

Project Data:

Building Owner: SIB Chemnitz Branch
Surcharge for VOF procedure 2009

The new address will be clearly defined by a bridge to the entrance. In this area, characterized by mining industry, the building presents itself with a layered facade of highly engineered window bands and polished strips of render alike a kind of seam architecture: Corporate architecture as a link of technical innovation and a reference to the location.