Bad Aibling City Hall by Behnisch Architekt

Bad Aibling City Hall

Bad Aibling City HallIn the center of Bad Aibling is Marien-platz, a historic square flanked by public buildings, retail and a hotel.
Bad Aibling City HallIt is here that the town’s two main streets insersect and where the existing 1970s Town Hall stands. To further invigorate the city center, Bad Aibling has comissioned a new Town Hall.
Bad Aibling City HallThe existing building will be razed to the basement and from this level the new building will rise – respecting the load-bearing capacity and the existing supply network – balanced on the the existing basement foundations. The new Town Hall will primarily accommodate functions highly frequented by the public.
Bad Aibling City HallIt is designed to provide a multitude of programs – including civic services, administrative offices, a public library, a special room for weddings, and the city council chamber which can also be used for a vareity of other events – all under one roof.
Bad Aibling City HallThe ground floor level will be also house several shops and a caffé invigorating the center of Bad Aibling even after business hours.
Bad Aibling City HallThe visitior enters the wood-clad building with its strong form from Marienplatz to a view through the house that expands into fractured planes. This main feature – a light refracting wall – dominates the atrium space and rises to a glass ceiling.
Bad Aibling City HallIt connects the exterior public realm of Marienplatz with all the functional spaces creating a vibrant public hub – a flowing communicative thoroughfare for chance and planned encounters.
Bad Aibling City HallLocation: Marienplatz 1, Bad Aibling, Germany
Gross: 4.300 m² / 46,285 sq.ft
Volume: 15.000m³ / 529,625 cu.ft
Year: 2012
Client: Stadt Bad Aibling
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