The bow

Beverstraße, Aachen, Germany


Residential building for students

Start of construction 2019


  • Conversion of an inner-city area with car wash into housing for students
  • Very good access to public transport, supplemented by an offer for bike-sharing
  • Accessibility according to DIN 18040 II
  • Urban repair: Complementation of the block edge building development
  • Appreciation of the neighborhood


  • Use of sustainable building materials
  • Car parking spaces are supplemented by an offer of car-sharing
  • Bicycle parking spaces available for each resident
  • Charging stations for e-cars and e-bikes


  • Interdisciplinary, transparent participation of all participants in the planning process
  • Cooperation with local specialist planners
  • Low land consumption


4.900 m²

Design team

Marc Böhnke, Mario Reale, Cordula Schneider


BSCON Brandschutzconsult GmbH (fire prevention), Vermessung MRD (survey), Mull und Partner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH (geotechnical expert), Kramm Ingenieure GmbH & Co. KG (geotechnical expert), Kempen Krause Hartmann Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH (structure), INOVIS Ingenieure GmbH (MEP), Peutz Consult GmbH (shading opinion), BSV Büro für Verkehrsplanung (traffic report), rendertaxi GmbH (visualization)

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