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Respecting the cubature of the building, the vestibule is drawn into the interior as a wood and glass construction. / @ Dietmar Strauss

Renovation and reconstruction of the landmark Tuebingen District Court

Firm LocationTübingen, Germany
CompanyDannien Roller Architekten + Partner
Lead ArchitectMaren Dannien
Design TeamDipl. Ing. Maren Dannien, Dipl. Ing. Matthias Roller, Dipl. Ing. Simon Kirsch
ClientVermögen und Bau Baden Württemberg

Metamorphosis of an Imperial Military Building into the Tübingen District Court Between 2018 and 2021, Dannien Roller + Architekten implemented both the extensive renovation of the severely damaged state-owned chamber building in Schellingstraße and its functional and symbolic transformation into a modern place of jurisdiction. The careful confrontation and dialogue between the original and the deliberately sparse new design provides a convincing path to the building's new identity and dignity as a district court.