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J. Mayer H. Designs Interactive Playscape for Children

An expansion to their permanent Level Green exhibition at Volkswagen Autostadt visitor’s center in Wolfsburg, J. MAYER H. has completed a “playful learning landscape”  of inhabitable solid wood sculptures that allow children to explore various aspects of sustainability. From the “issue of mobility” to cooking courses, the “MobiVersum” is designed to challenge children’s motor skills and imagination. 

Autostadt Roof and Service Pavilion / Graft Architects

© Tobias Hein
© Tobias Hein
  • Architects: Graft Architects
  • Location: Autostadt, StadtBrücke, 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Architect in Charge: Graft Gesellschaft
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Tobias Hein

© Tobias Hein © Tobias Hein © Tobias Hein © Tobias Hein

Das Brot. at the Autostad / Designliga

Courtesy of Designliga
Courtesy of Designliga
  • Architects: Designliga
  • Location: Autostadt, Stadtbrücke, 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Designliga

Courtesy of Designliga Courtesy of Designliga Courtesy of Designliga Courtesy of Designliga

AD Classics: Wolfsburg Cultural Center / Alvar Aalto

Wolfsburg Cultural Center, located approximately 230 kilometers west of Berlin in Wolfsburg, Germany, was constructed from 1959 to 1962. It was designed by Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto. Aalto was born in Kuortane, Finland and studied architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology, graduating in 1921.

© Samuel Ludwig © Samuel Ludwig © Samuel Ludwig © Samuel Ludwig

Level Green Exhibit / J. Mayer H. Architects + Art+Com Berlin

J. Mayer H. Architects and Art + Com Berlin were commissioned to design a permanent exhibition to highlight the topic of sustainability for the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany.  The 1,000 m² exhibit design, entitled Level Green, creates a complex webbed form that slowly reveals information to users.  The exhibition material argues for scientific research and the use of latest technological development as necessities for survival in the future.

More about the exhibit and more images after the break.