Bibliosphere

University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Project

New construction of the library, the student service center and a flexibly usable seminar respectively administration building

Invited architect competition, 2009

ethical

  • Promoting informal communication at different levels
  • Creation of a unique identification point
  • Equally high quality of stay for all visitors in every area

ecological

  • Natural ventilation and illumination
  • Use of solar collectors
  • DGNB „Gold“ certification
  • Energy façade

efficient

  • Efficient supporting structure
  • Interdisciplinary, transparent participation of all participants in the planning process
  • Cooperation with local specialist planners

GFA

48.000 m²

Design team

Marc Böhnke, Mario Reale, Ali Reza Djafarsadeh, Matthias Hemmrich, Andrzej Latos, Janine Müller

Planer

ARUP (facade, structure, MEP), e2 Energieberatung (energyconcept), dgk-architekten und ingenieure (cost control), BSCON Spitthöver Consult (fire prevention), LohausCarl Landschaftsarchitektur (landscaping), Dörre (model), Luxigon (visualization)

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