Guardian Glass Project: RWTH

RWTH
Photo source
©Jens Kirchner

Date: 26 February 2020

Designed by architects Lepel & Lepel, the Center for Mobile Propulsion (CMP) is the research center for at RWTH Aachen University.

In terms of its architecture, this impressive-looking building has two very different uses: the seminar and administration building on one side and the engine test center on the other. 

Both buildings complement each other functionally, but strongly contrast one another in terms of design, form and construction. 

RWTH
©Jens Kirchner

The Z building  -- for seminars and administration  -- is a curved glass structure with a maximum of interior space that allows flexibility for specific requirements such as open plan offices. The main entrance is located over the foyer to the lecture and seminar rooms. 

The test center is not visible from the outside –the workshops, warehouses and laboratories are situated on the ground floor near to the set up and assembly areas.

RWTH
©Jens Kirchner

COUNTRY: Germany

CITY: Aachen

ARCHITECT: Lepel & Lepel

GLASS PROCESSOR:

Linther Glas
Hero Glas

CLADDER: IGM GMBH Fenster & Fassaden

PRODUCT: SunGuard® SN 62/34

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