Marcus Kaestle, a partner at the C18 Architect’s Office explains: ”What was important for us was that the product used corresponds with the principle theme of the canopy. The material and colour of the brass fiber fits to the workmanship of the wicker mesh. It speaks the same architectural language without appearing too technical.”
In Aalen, the image of a protective canopy is achieved with a siding of wicker mesh. The material incorporates the room into the cycle of becoming and decaying due to its direct analogy to the area, the location in the forest, and the constant view of the nature surrounding it. Natural, bright materials determine the entire modification. In addition to the white of the lime plaster on the walls, the white metal spiral staircase to the gallery, and its white balustrade, bright brown hues create...
- Year 2009
- Status Completed works
- Type Cemeteries and cemetery chapels