tallerDE2 & gutiérrez delafuente: haus der tagesmutter daycare center
tallerDE2 & gutiérrez delafuente: haus der tagesmutter daycare center tallerDE2 & gutiérrez delafuente: haus der tagesmutter daycare center
feb 05, 2013

tallerDE2 & gutiérrez delafuente: haus der tagesmutter daycare center

‘haus der tagesmutter’ by tallerDE2 arquitectos and gutiérrez-delafuente arquitectos, selb, germanyimage © fernando alda



the award winning ‘haus der tagesmutter’ or ‘childminders center’ by a collaboration between spanish firms tallerDE2 arquitectos and gutiérrez-delafuente arquitectosis located in selb, germany, and marks the first of four buildings that make up the daycare complex. located in the increasingly shrinking city center,the concept bases itself on the idea of ‘urban acupuncture,’ that the small structures are decisively placed to inhabit the vestiges of urban voids thatwill attract the youth and reactivate the social dynamics of the city. the collection of structures are run my various mothers’ associations to take careof babies and children both during and after work hours, characterized in function by the overall aesthetic of the ‘strip’ volume. they also continue the roof lines broken by empty lots, with an injection of innovative materiality and a burst of vibrant colors that rejuvenate the aging context. as a result of this method, the individual construct determines in itself an autonomous function, color scheme, layout and dimension dictated by its use,supporting the adjacent spaces that together result in an effective building. a variety of glazing properties, roof slopes and skin systems give the edificea diversified playful look, with overlapping shingles and translucent corrugated panels to illustrate a few examples.


see more images from fernando alda’s complete photographic report here.



project explanation and interviews with the architects
video © doris kleilein / bauwelt TV

street-side facadeimage © doris kleilein

parking entranceimage © doris kleilein

jagged roofscapeimage © doris kleilein

image © doris kleilein

in contextimage © fernando alda

image © doris kleilein

wall shingles create a scale-like patternimage © doris kleilein

(left) stairwell(right) childrens’ roomimags © fernando alda



project info:



authors: tallerde2 arquitectos + gutiérrez-delafuente arquitectos.local office in selb: selbwerk gmbh. (helmut resch, geschäftsführer)project location: wittelbacherstraβe 16-18. 95100 selb, germany. 1st prize europan 9 selb competition: 2008.completion: september 2012.client: city of selb.

surveyors: selbwerk gmbh. structural engineers: ingenieurbüro schultheiß – dietel.services engineers: ingenieurbüro peter möller / netzel + rennert.

construction company: karl roth baumeister gmbh & co.kg.budget: 1.267.000 € gross floor area: 510,30 m2awards: bauwelt 2013

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