Competence and Event Center Volksbank Hamm eG
The aim of the new building measure is to structure the heterogeneous quarter, to connect the quarter to the city, and to provide it with a unique identity.
The defining design element is a 25-meter tower on the premises that can easily be seen from the distance. It represents an important landmark and defines the space in front of the broadly glazed main entrance that welcomes the customer at eye level.
Inside the tower an exhibition that stretches out over several stories informs about the structure, goals, and functions of the cooperatively organized institution.
The ground floor of the new building contains a functional room that is customizable and can be subdivided into up to five entities of different sizes. Numerous individually designed consultancy rooms are located on the two upper floors.
The arrangement of the new buildings combined with the existing buildings creates several diverse courtyards. Special emphasis is placed on the centrally located courtyard. Its intimate and contemplative appeal offers an extraordinary quality of an open-air common area.
|Client||Volksbank Hamm eG|
|Location||Bismarckstraße 7-15, Hamm, Germany|
|Competition||2008, 1st Prize|