R128

Architecture
Werner Sobek, Stuttgart/Germany

Planning time
1998 − 1999

Construction time
1999 − 2000

Services by Werner Sobek
Design
Object planning
Structural engineering
Facade engineering

GFA
250 m²

Client
Ursula and Werner Sobek, Stuttgart/Germany

Photography
Zooey Braun, Stuttgart/Germany
Roland Halbe, Stuttgart/Germany

Awards
Beispielhaftes Bauen Stuttgart, 1997 − 2001
MSH-Preis für Architektur 2002
Preis des Deutschen Stahlbaus 2002
SEAOI Excellence in Structural Engineering Award 2002 − Best Small Structure
Auszeichnung guter Bauten des BDA Baden-Württemberg 2002
Hugo Häring Preis 2003

This four-storey building is completely recyclable, produces no emissions and is self-sufficient in terms of heating energy requirement. The completely glazed building has high quality triple glazing panels featuring a k-value of 0.4. Its design is modular.

Because of its assembly by means of mortice-and-tenon joints and bolted joints, it cannot only be assembled and dismantled easily but is also completely recyclable. The electrical energy required for the energy concept and control engineering is produced by solar cells.