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

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

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.

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.

Courtesy of J. Mayer H. Architects
Courtesy of J. Mayer H. Architects

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.

Courtesy of J. Mayer H. Architects
Courtesy of J. Mayer H. Architects

Architects: J. Mayer H. Architects Location: Duesseldorf, Germany 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

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Cite: Alison Furuto. "New Institute Building for FOM / J. Mayer H. Architects" 26 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/296307/new-institute-building-for-fom-j-mayer-h-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884