Wirkbau Chemnitz Roof Backyard / Meyer-Grohbrügge
Textual content description offered by the architects. Wirkbau Chemnitz is the previous largest manufacturing facility for textile equipment in Germany. It’s within the technique of being revitalized right into a sustainable working neighborhood together with start-up workplaces and areas for manufacturing. The guts and middle of the entire growth is the 1500m2 roof backyard on prime of an exhibition corridor which is accessible 24/7 to the entire neighborhood. Individuals can take a break and have lunch there, but additionally carry out out of doors conferences, lectures, occasions, and events.
The one-story constructing beneath misplaced its higher story on account of bombings within the second world battle. This truth permits for the additional load of huge bushes, that are positioned on prime of the columns grid, rebuilding the preliminary story as a inexperienced corridor, and tracing the unique construction of the constructing.
The bushes preserve transparency on the roof stage while providing safety from the solar and views of the adjoining buildings. Every tree was rigorously chosen and is from a unique species. They’re particular person characters for this place however are visually related to the forest close by.
The undulating sample of paths affords varied walks and creates completely different pockets of house. Some are planted with grass to put down, some with perennial flowers or bushes, and a few are stuffed with water-bound pavement, which shade is taken up from surrounding bricks, to supply house for furnishings or greater teams. The bottom is shifting up and down relying on the type of plantation and its wants. Along with the completely different heights of crops, it types a flowing panorama.