Dominicus Centre, Munich

The community centre built around a patio radiates monolithic calm on the outside and stands in refreshing contrast to the built environment with its full thermal insulation. The sculptural structure impresses with its clear stylistic elements as well as the careful use of high-quality materials. The clinkers used lend the complex ensemble vibrancy, haptic feel and manual quality all at the same time. The clay brick exudes calm and stands for a building culture that will stand the test of time.

Through the play with different levels, tension is built up, which is dissipated by the calm interior...

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