Germany, Bremen 

Plaza Hotel

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Competition 1st prize
Design
Meinhard von Gerkan
Partner
Karsten Brauer, Klaus Staratzke
Project team
Ahrend Buchholz-Berger, Heribert Nolden, Heiner Schmees, Tuyen Tran-Viet, Benedikt Dardin, Louis Flores,Gerd Harant, Berthold Kiel, Anke Schliebs, Hitoschi Ueda
Client
Steffens KG
Structural engineers
Klaus G. Steffens
Technical building equipment
Reuter + Partner
Landscape design
Wehberg, Lange, Eppinger, Schmidtke
Construction firms
Arge Züblin/Wayss + Freytag
Construction period
1982-1985

 

Photographers:

Heiner Leiska

www.leiska.de

Corresponding to the historic urban fabric, the hotel is designed as a dense development. A pedestrian passageway traverses the block, which is widened to form a rotunda with a glass roof, functioning as the spatial centre and pivotal point of circulation and orientation.