platoon cultural development: platoon kunsthalle berlin platoon cultural development: platoon kunsthalle berlin
dec 09, 2012

platoon cultural development: platoon kunsthalle berlin

‘PLATOON KUNSTHALLE’ by PLATOON cultural development, berlin, germanyall images courtesy of PLATOON cultural development



berlin-based PLATOON cultural development has recently completed the ‘PLATOON KUNSTHALLE’, a space in berlin, germany which contributes to the creative global network. programmatically oriented towards the conception of new ideas, the building supports a diverse range of field andover 6,500 professionals within the community. the communication platform is open to street art, fashion, music and political activism,integrating galleries and performance areas. showcasing underground artists with residencies, bringing a confrontation of sub-culture to the foreground.

representing the globalized and innovative nature, the structure is comprised of 33 shipping containers, a flexible form of constructionwhich may be rebuilt as needed. auditoriums for movie nights and multimedia performances as well as discussion panels and events may beheld inside. offices and studios as well as a bar.



work lounge



work lounge



work lounge



main hall



think tank



project info:



concept design: platoon cultural developmentexecutive architect: graft architects, berlin/germanystructural engineering: ingenieurbüro leipold, berlin/germanysteel work: bootsmanufaktur, berlin/germanyglass work: museumstechnik, berlin/germanylocation: schönhauser allee 9, 10119 berlin, germany

  • Hundreds of thousands of these shipping containers will become available as the present model of globalization is reconfigured away from shipping finished products thousands of miles. Shipping costs can no longer be offset by cheap labor.

    There is a big opportunity for creativity here.

    Kenneth Smythe says:

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