Contemporaneity in a historical setting. Sparkasse Ulm by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei

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Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei. Project architect.- Wolfram Sponer.
Project Management.- Drees & Sommer GmbH, nps Bauprojektmanagement GmbH. Structural Engineering.- Röder Ingenieure (NS West). Building and Electrical Engineering.- ARGE Conplaning/Schreiber. Structural physics.- Kurz und Fischer GmbH. Fire protection planning.- um + t Umweltmanagement und –technik. Geology.- GeoBüro. Inspection engineers.- Stadt. Surveying.- Ingenieurbüro Wassermüller. Safety and health coordinator.- um + t Umweltmanagement und –technik.
Plot size.- 880 sqm. Gross floor area.- approx. 8,200 sqm. Main usable area.- approx. 3,600 sqm.
Competition.- 2008. Planning start.- May 2011. Construction start.- March 2013. Completion date.- August 2015. Inauguration.- November 2015.
Neue Straße 60, D-89073 Ulm, Germany.

Arno Lederer, Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir, Marc Oei, Katja Pütter. Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei

Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei was founded in 1979 and currently has about 50 employees. For the entire duration of the work process they work in small teams to generate a high level of intensity and identification with their projects.

Besides dealing with ongoing projects, regular participation in competitions is essential to their work. Aside from being a chance for a new commission, it is an occasion for a stimulating and profound examination of a present-day challenge.

Sketches showing a first general concept, a precise analysis of the area and working models are all essential steps for them.

Among the competitions won in recent years are the Annex to the Württemberg State Library in Stuttgart, the Historical Museum in Frankfurt a.M., the Office and Business House Kaiserkarree in Karlsruhe and the Municipal Museum in Stuttgart. Also the Educational Centre in Lörrach, the Cloister Hegne Marianum in Allensbach, the Art Museum in Ravensburg, the Diocesan Curia and archive in Rottenburg and the Hospitalhof in Stuttgart are all important projects for them which were acquired by competition.

Their projects are mainly realized in the fields: Office buildings, authority and adminstration, leisure and sports, health and education, culture and church, housing, industry as well as urban planning.



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