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Polizeirevier, Chemnitz

Police Station in Chemnitz

During his visit at DETAIL Benedikt Schulz explains how an inconspicuous structure becomes a striking police station and how the available budget is applied in a profitable way.


A shimmering silver skin has been drawn over this police station in South Chemnitz to create a bold cubic form. The facade was opened at one corner to form an entrance in the rich green colour of the police. A large part of the budget was invested in the facade in order to lend the complex a striking, yet uniform appearance.

Architects: schulz & schulz architects, Leipzig

Directed by: Peter Popp
Interview by: Andreas Gabriel



Language: German without subtitles; Runtime: 10 min.


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This article is taken out of the following magazine:
DETAIL 4/2009

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