Design 3 | Carlotta Stuible | 3rd semester | summer semester 2020

In Stuttgart's West and in Stuttgart's Heusteigviertel, one design each is being created for a mixed-use building — art gallery and residential. These are to be special features with recognition value in the urban structure. The Stuttgart West district was created during the Wilhelminian period. The townhouses typical of this area are characterised by both perimeter block development and stylistic elements of historicism. From 1900 onwards, these were supplemented by elements of Art Nouveau. The coarse shape of the first impromptu design fits in with the street lines of the existing perimeter block development. However, an interpretation of the bay window intrudes into the familiar streetscape.

The design of the second impromptu is created on a plot in the Heusteigviertel. As an area of urban expansion, modern development here began slowly from 1850 onwards, with closed development at the end of the 19th/beginning of the 20th century. Block perimeter development, stylistic elements of historicism and Art Nouveau are typical features. Today, the quarter is known as the "scene quarter" for creative people. In order to live up to this claim, the design detaches itself from the surroundings through its eccentric height. In addition, the line of distance is not, as before, exclusively a means to an end, but gains in quality of stay by widening it.

The work was supervised by Prof. Benno Bauer, Prof. Rebecca Chestnutt and Prof. Jens Oberst.