Youth centre Wangen
task: Building a huge gateway entrance at the end of Eybacherstraße to the youth centre area. Influences of different cultures with the asylum seekers from Iran, Iraq and many other countries.
process: December 1985-january 1986, planning june-september 1986, 2-winged gateway (iran miniatures and poems by Hafis) may-september 1988, towers and bridge, may-june 90, calendar
performers: 25 youngsters from youth centre, 8 young asylum seekers from Iran, 17 young asylum seekers from Afrika, 6 young asylum seekers from Asia, 3 young asylum seekers from Europe,5-people-buildinggroup from youth centre e.V. (job creation scheme), 3 architecture students
location: Youth centre Wangen, Eybacherstraße
client: Stuttgarter youth centre e.V.
construction costs: 45.000,- €
cooperations: emplyment office, AG Dritte Welt e.V.
elements: towers, bridge, ceramics, spiral staircase, 2 gateway wings made out of steel
prizes:1991, Auszeichnung Stadtbildwettbewerb Stuttgart, 1994, architecture prize "Bauen und Gestalten mit Klinkern"
publications: Association de la revue architecture&comportement 2/92 Lausanne