Ströher - B3 Campus . Cologne . Germany
Skip to main content
Newsletter-Anmeldung
Kontaktformular
request information
language
DE EN RU IT PL
Interner Bereich
Passwort zurücksetzen

Reset password
Wir haben eine E-Mail an die von Ihnen angegebene E-Mail Adresse geschickt ...
Customer area
Reset password

Reset password
Wir haben eine E-Mail an die von Ihnen angegebene E-Mail Adresse geschickt.
&bsp;
product search

A MAKEOVER FOR COLOGNE'S KALK DISTRICT.

ARCHITECTURE BRAND LONG-FORMAT CLINKER BRICK SLIPS FOR A MODERN OFFICE COMPLEX.


A MAKEOVER FOR COLOGNE'S KALK DISTRICT: ARCHITECTURE BRAND LONG-FORMAT CLINKER BRICK SLIPS FOR A MODERN OFFICE COMPLEX

 

"There is always something happening on the right bank of the Rhine" is the slogan of the Cologne district of Kalk. That was not always the case: in 1992, a comprehensive urban redevelopment project was initiated in Kalk to free the district from its shadowy existence close to a chemical factory. Around 17 years later, the results were impressive: vacant plots had been filled, living space created, and the infrastructure upgraded. This successful urban development turned what used to be the not very pretty district of Kalk into a popular business and office location. One of these prestigious properties is now getting a makeover in the form of 5,000 m2 cladded with clinker brick slips from Ströher.

 

The long-format custom-made architectural firing brick slips have been used as cladding on the compact office property "b3 campus" in Dillenburger Strasse, which was handed over by the project developer OSMAB to the city of Cologne as a tenant at the beginning of 2018, after a two-year construction phase. The two-part building complex provides a generous 13,500 square metres of rental space, and was designed by Cologne-based firm KF Architekten. The design is impressive even at first glance: bright, friendly, open and functional. Low window sills and a connecting bridge between the two parts of the building ensure visibility and open up the interior to the outside. The high quality building design also continues in the interior due to the large windows.

 

TThe industrial-looking facade provides a further insight into the history of the site: in the first half of the 19th century, the population of Cologne doubled to around 100,000 inhabitants. In order to meet the increased demand for building materials for housing, storage areas for sand, lime and – appropriately – bricks, were created in the area that is today covered by the b3 campus in Kalk. That was yesterday, and today the dazzling building on historic ground impresses partly thanks to clinker brick slips from Ströher. The choice was taken to use an architectural firing product specially developed for the building, which captures the history of the site and complements the industrial-looking character with a classic brick look.

INFO

 

Project:

B3 Campus, Cologne, Germany

Developer:

OSMAB GbR

Architect:

KF Architekten, Cologne

Clinker brick slips: 

Ströher architecture firing
Format:400 x 35 x 11 mm

Quantity: 

5.000 m2 area, 55.000 corner pieces, 1.200 lintel pieces

System:

ETICS, Sto SE & Co. KGaA, Stühlingen

Photos: 

Norman Radon, RADON photography

 

Object facts

Our Projects & References


TÖNGESGASSE
FRANKFURT AM MAIN . GERMANY
read more
B3 CAMPUS
COLOGNE . GERMANY
read more
Housing and commercial complex
Feldkirch-Nofels, Austria
read more
Klostergärten
Cologne, Germany
read more
Mühlenstraße
Berlin, Germany
read more
Tower Buildings
Leipzig, Germany
read more
Peterpuri Tee
Tallinn, Estonia
read more
Walthamstow Arcade
London, England
read more
 
Cookies ermöglichen eine bestmögliche Bereitstellung unserer Dienste. Mit der Nutzung dieser Seiten erklären Sie sich damit einverstanden, dass wir Cookies verwenden.
Wenn Sie die Erfassung durch Google Analytics verhindern wollen, dann klicken Sie bitte auf "Ja". Es wird ein Opt-Out-Cookie gesetzt, der die zukünftige Erfassung Ihrer Daten beim Besuch dieser Website verhindert.