African Design Magazine February 2016 - Page 52

T he project, which is a cooperation between the energy and water utility company, NEW, and Hochschule Niederrhein, was designed by kadawittfeldarchitektur to present innovative developments in the energy sector. The five-sided structure, a solitaire in the urban landscape, is clearly perceived as a new element at the university, which uses the large forecourt with the open stairway to link the city and the campus. The special fa├žade consisting of oppositely inclined, blue-tin