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Euroboden High-rise Bunker // Euroboden GmbH

Munich, Germany

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Euroboden once again manifests its high demand for contemporary architectural culture by rebuilding of the high-rise bunker: The challenge in view, Stefan Hoeglmaier, founder of the project developer Euroboden, purchased the protected building without being sure of a building permission. The two-metres thick, windowless walls out of ferro-concrete require innovative solutions.

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

Euroboden convinced the city planning commission with the perspective to preserve historical substance and, at the same time, create living space in the city which is urgently needed in Munich, by the cautious transformation of the high bunker. raumstation Architects, chosen by Stefan Hoeglmaier for this task, does not conceal the national-socialist history of the building by its draft but creates a balance full of tension between the preservation of the protected building as a memorial and the rededication to a future-oriented usage.

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© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

A peaceful spirit will move into the building along with the newly created living and commercial space. The massive substance of the object requires a very subtle handling with daylight: The new, nearly room-high windows, let into the two-metres thick outer walls form a new room level ?within the wall?.

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

Common areas are created with an effect of the intimacy of an alcove and the farsightedness of a tower room. Those inserted light spaces in the wall level form the connective link between the generous inner rooms with their clear lines and the exterior space. The specific transformation within the interior of the building does not modify the closed character of the bunker..

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

© Euroboden GmbH

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