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  7. Energeticon Alsdorf / Heinrich Böll Architekt + Atelier Brückner

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Energeticon Alsdorf / Heinrich Böll Architekt + Atelier Brückner

  • 01:00 - 30 November, 2014
Energeticon Alsdorf / Heinrich Böll Architekt + Atelier Brückner
Energeticon Alsdorf / Heinrich Böll Architekt + Atelier Brückner, © Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer

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  • Structural Engineer

    Ingenieurbüro Wagner und Koll, Alsdorf
  • Mechanical Engineer

    INCO Ingenieurbüro GmbH, Aachen
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© Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer

Text description provided by the architects. Following the end of commercial mining in Alsdorf, the centrally-located industrial premises of coal mine „Anna“ will be converted into an attractive residential and commercial area which will include the "Anna Park“.  

© Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer

As part of the development, we created a design concept to convert the mine‘s blacksmith and change&washroom buildings into "Energeticon" -  an exhibition designed by Stuttgart-based "Atelier Brueckner" focussing on energy-related topics - not only showcasing the history of mining but also allowing visitors to experience basic principles of energy and learn about trendsetting and forward-looking technologies.

© Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer

The architectural goal was to enhance the existing building substance without obliterating its historical past. The new external staircase outside the change&washroom and the „black box“ adjacent to the blacksmith building can be clearly identified as new and modern extensions.

© Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Energeticon Alsdorf / Heinrich Böll Architekt + Atelier Brückner" 30 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/571753/energeticon-alsdorf-heinrich-boll-architekt-atelier-bruckner/> ISSN 0719-8884