j. mayer h. erects sculptural concrete tram stop in kehl, germany
 

j. mayer h. erects sculptural concrete tram stop in kehl, germany

j.mayer.h is celebrating the completion of a new tram stop in kehl, germany. as part of the new transnational tram line crossing the rhine river from strasbourg, france into kehl, germany, the berlin-based architectural practice has erected a structure composed of bright round, exposed concrete discs that condense aspects of dynamism, balance, lability, and mobility in an infrastructural sculpture.

j. mayer h. erects sculptural concrete tram stop in kelh, germany designboom
images by frank dinger + stadt kehl, courtesy of j. mayer h.

 

 

strasbourg is europe’s capital and thus a symbol for europe’s unity. the new public transport connection between strasbourg in france and kehl in germany underscores the cohesion of these countries at the center of the european union. on the french side, a landscape-like spatial fold designed by zaha hadid was created for the terminal station in 2001. at the other end of the line, at kehl city hall on the german side, the stop by j.mayer.h, as well as hadid’s, is characterized by unique architecture, and features everyday minor border traffic commutes between the two.

j. mayer h. erects sculptural concrete tram stop in kelh, germany designboom

j. mayer h. erects sculptural concrete tram stop in kelh, germany designboom

j. mayer h. erects sculptural concrete tram stop in kelh, germany designboom

j. mayer h. erects sculptural concrete tram stop in kelh, germany designboom

 

 

project info:

 

project: tram stop – kehl, germany
architects: j.mayer.h und partner, architekten mbb
partner in charge: jürgen mayer h., hans schneider
project team: jürgen mayer h., hans schneider, max margorskyi

project: 2016
construction period: 2017-2018
client: stadt kehl, germany

photographer: frank dinger + stadt kehl

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