Mateo Arquitectura

Mateo Arquitectura

Barcelona, ES


Headquarters for the Deutsche Bundesbank in Chemnitz

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.

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Status: Built
Location: Park der Opfer des Faschismus, Chemnitz, Germany
Additional Credits: Project: 1997
Construction: 2001-2004
Surface: 9,500 m2 + 5,500 m2 landscaping surface
Photo: Jan Bitter