Application Submission: March 21, 2013
Location: Nürtingen, Germany
Prizes: 1st Prize 12.500 € 2nd Prize 7.500 € 3rd Prize 6.500 €
Type: Restricted projects competition for architects with 30 teams selected.
Restricted competition in a single stage for the expansion of the Faculty of Economics and the Environment in Nürtingen.
It is intended to expand the School of Business and the Environment in the historic center of Nürtingen. The property is situated in the old town of Santa Cruz Road in the city walls. Careful handling of the Grade II listed building dating from the eighteenth century is a particular requirement for participating in the contest. The gym can also be a part of the solution.
The site should be used optimally. There are about 1 270 m² for new information center with a library and data center, and some classrooms to use as an auditorium and seminar rooms.
The building must be exemplary in terms of sustainability and energy efficiency. The objective is to minimize the life cycle cost. The total cost of construction on the basis of 1270 m², the new extension and possibly integrating the existing gym will be about 5.5 million euros.