Unusual Architecture + [Sigrid Hintersteininger architects]

Ludwigsburg, Germania: [HAHN + KOLB HEADQUARTERS BY SIGRID HINTERSTEININGER ARCHITECTS]
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

The architecture of the company's headquarters at the new location Ludwigsburg, to twelve kilometers north of Stuttgart in Germany.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

The project reflects the dynamism of this company, known for 115 years as the most innovative retail companies and system suppliers for tools, machines and equipment.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

The dynamic and innovative building providing its ideal atmosphere for visitors and for the approximately 300 employees with a modern and functional place of work.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

A large green area between the center of logistics and distribution serves as a residence and recreation area with native trees and two retention basin, which provide the natural drainage of the roof and surface water, as well as the habitat with areas ofshallow water, reed beds, reeds, alders and willows.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

Entering the building through the sales center, the inviting lobby space serves as an exhibition hall, displaying hahn + kolb products alongside other art collections, that extends with a height of 7.70 m over two floors.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

Independently accessible public space connects the two structures at ground and first floor levels, where a lounge area functions as a hub for the scheme, allowing colleagues and clients to hold impromptu meetings.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

The hall can be used as an external area for thetwo-storey restaurant which provides180 seats.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

Shared areas of the design alternate with administrative rooms, resulting in an interplay of programs throughout the scheme. A external patio at ground floor level brings natural light into the structure and ventilates adjacent offices.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

The 1,400 m2 of large roofs ensure integration visuallyand ecologically valuable dispensing of heat and air conditioning assisted witha heat pump.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

The photovoltaic cells are positioned across the center’s south fa├žade, providing sustainable energy and minimizing the development’s carbon footprint. a ground source pump covers 70% of the building’s annual heating costs, while green roofs provide further levels of insulation.

Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects
Hahn Kolb Headquarters by Sigrid Hintersteininger architects

Location: Ludwigsburg, Germany Architect: Sigrid Hintersteiningerarchitects Area: 11,000 m2 Cost: € 54 mil. Year: 2013 Client: HAHN+ KOLB Group