New Institute Building for FOM / J. Mayer H. Architects

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Designed by J. Mayer H. Architects, the new, modern college seminar building for FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management University of Applied Sciences gGmbH will include approximately 1,400 student seats, office units, underground parking and a spacious, green campus. The innovative building also features an extraordinary exterior façade with curved cantilevered balconies. More images and architects’ description after the break.

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Le Quartier Central is a lively, newly planned and nearly complete district in the middle of Düsseldorf. Its creative surrounds are the future home of the new university study center for FOM Hochschule in Düsseldorf. Lecture halls, seminar rooms and office units are equipped with modern media technology. The nearly 8,000m2 campus gives way to a generous park facility with a subterranean parking garage below.

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A new building became necessary due to the Düsseldorf university’s steadily growing number of students at the. To this end, the FOM Institute purchased the lot from aurelis Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG. Construction is expected to take place until the end of 2014.

Architects: J. Mayer H. Architects
Location: Duesseldorf,
Project Architect: Hans Schneider
Team: Mehrdad Mashaie, Ana Alonso de la Varga, Wilko Hoffmann
Client: BildungsCentrum der Wirtschaft gemeinnützige GmbH (Education Center for Trade and Industry), Essen
Lot Size: Approx. 8000 m2
Gross Floor Area: Max. 6000 m2
Start of Construction: Spring 2013
Completion: Anticipated late 2014

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "New Institute Building for FOM / J. Mayer H. Architects" 26 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 May 2015. <>