• Student residences

    Göttigen (D)

    The extremely heterogeneous environment requires an identifying figure capable of providing a backbone of sorts.

    It also needs to be completely sealed off from the busy federal highway.

    In order to break and disperse the soundwaves, and give the long access areas more accommodating, the northern façade is designed as a “curtain”. Its irregular waves not only meet the elevator and emergency stairwell requirements, but also expand the hallways into useable meeting places, and enabling them to also act as washing stations and pram parking areas.


  • These common areas provide access to 178 south-facing apartments, which may be designed as standard singles, wheelchair-friendly rooms, double or quad dormitories as required.

    A balcony shelf in front provides the necessary sun shielding. Due to financial reasons, the actual apartment blocks have no distinct, unique features; the residential unit is instead consciously portrayed in a Corbusieran sense.

    2015 competition

Student residences

Göttigen (D)

The extremely heterogeneous environment requires an identifying figure capable of providing a backbone of sorts.

It also needs to be completely sealed off from the busy federal highway.

In order to break and disperse the soundwaves, and give the long access areas more accommodating, the northern façade is designed as a “curtain”. Its irregular waves not only meet the elevator and emergency stairwell requirements, but also expand the hallways into useable meeting places, and enabling them to also act as washing stations and pram parking areas.


These common areas provide access to 178 south-facing apartments, which may be designed as standard singles, wheelchair-friendly rooms, double or quad dormitories as required.

A balcony shelf in front provides the necessary sun shielding. Due to financial reasons, the actual apartment blocks have no distinct, unique features; the residential unit is instead consciously portrayed in a Corbusieran sense.

2015 competition