Neckar Forum Kultur- und Kongresszentrum


PROJECT NAME Neckar Forum Kultur- und Kongresszentrum
LOCATION esslingen am neckar . germany
PROGRAM concert hall . 1220 seats . 9 conference rooms . 2 levels underground parking
CLIENT public consult gmbh . berlin . germany . private public partnership w/ city of esslingen
SIZE 22.645m2 . 107.500m3 . civic auditorium 4.115m2 . hotel 8.970m2 . parking 9.920m2 . 275 spaces
SCOPE lp 1-8 (part.) hoai . architecture . landscape design . pd . sd . dd . cd . artistic supervision
TEAM archimedialab . project gmbh . architecture
COST €10.500.000 auditorium . €42.000.000 investment for auditorium . hotel . parking . landscape
STATUS completed 08.2005

"1. prize invited design competition

1. prize limited investor competition

„award for excellence in building“.“auszeichnung beispielhaftes bauen“ neckar forum auditorium 2006 "


the basic idea here is to create a place that evolves from the diverse array of existing conditions, draws its power from various local influences and thus establishes its very own, sovereign character. In return it redefines and transforms not only the vicinity, but affects the community as a whole.