Historical design details that have proven their worth in the past were to be resurrected and reinvented in this modern development. As a result, squares such as the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro in Lucca provided the inspiration for the ‘Ei’ (Egg) in Braunsfeld.
The cropped oval creates an unmistakable and interconnecting shape. Multiple arches form a continuous ground floor plinth with an arcade passage on which the clinker-brick façades are built.
With regard to urban development, a genuine piece of city with buildings lining the streets was created that encapsulate an urban space with welcoming qualities –