Located at the entrance of a former aluminum plant, the FORMSTELLE provides evidence of a successful structural transformation from heavy industry by architects and designers. The floating, single-story pavilion, placed under huge ancient trees, shows an altered handling of aluminum in an industrial region undergoing transition.
A smoothly running honeycomb structure calculated in a parametric process, gives the building its contemporary appearance. The implementation of the design concept through construction to specifically lasered facade panels was only feasible through one universal digital process and gives a visual statement to the altered approach with aluminum at the site.
Black cubes create a rhythm and zone as a central spatial element to the interior, while a white ground structure ensures light-filled spaces even in the depth of the building. Appropriate to the working manner, a combination of vacancies and cellular offices enable creative work in all its facets.