information center black forest

design / construction 3

An information center for the black forest national park has to be developed on an existing pedestal.


The design combines a classical house shape mad out of wood with a cubic shape made out of glass.

The shutters allow to close the building compeletely.

The inner space is surrounded by a self-supporting frame construction that carries a coffered ceiling, which has several roof light that guide the visitor through the building.



The construction basically consists main beams that are carried by the self-supporting frame construction. All columns and beams consist of laminated wood panels which allow to either tight, loose or moveable connection of  the construction parts.