Alpenstadt Museum Sonthofen / Andreas Ferstl Architekten
City Growth And Exterior Design. The brand new museum ensemble with its constructing construction suits into the small-scale construction of Sonthofen’s interior metropolis and thus continues to write down the historical past of the place: The standard native design of gabled homes constructed immediately subsequent to one another is reinterpreted, making a various roofscape that constructions the constructing and adapts it to its environment when it comes to scale. New open areas with completely different qualities have been created across the museum: On the Kirchplatz, a historic city scenario is restored. The Rapphaus has acquired a structural extension via the brand new constructing, which closes the sq. façade and divides the constructing right into a essential and a service part as up to now. Right now, the primary entrance to the museum is positioned there. To the east, the brand new museum courtyard is an inviting place to spend time. It’s a assembly place and occasion space. Within the south, the previous farm backyard can be preserved and can as soon as once more be an vital a part of the museum tour.
Constructing. Throughout the ensemble, the 2 historic buildings, the previous farmhouse, and the Rapphaus, stand within the foreground. The brand new constructing, which connects the completely different buildings and creates a cohesive exhibition house, types a quiet, unobtrusive again to them. The facades of the brand new constructing and the 70s extension have been uniformly clad with rough-sawn larch wooden, typical and historic constructing materials of the area. Sustainability, regionality, and craftsmanship are additionally vital design standards within the inside. The roof of the exhibition rooms, for instance, was clad in wooden; the white fir timber required for this have been reduce within the metropolis’s personal forest. On this method, the facade and roof panorama not solely signify a worthwhile contribution to trendy buildings in a historic surroundings but in addition the exemplary use of renewable and regional uncooked supplies.
Constructing Operate And Inside Design. The design combines completely different makes use of beneath one roof. Along with the exhibition and storage areas, there’s a multi-purpose corridor for cultural occasions, a workshop for museum schooling programs, and a restaurant́ open to the general public. These makes use of have created a brand new assembly place within the city cloth, not just for exhibition guests but in addition for the residents of Sonthof.
Cooperation And Help. The reconstruction and enlargement of the previous city museum have been carried out in shut cooperation with the city of Sonthofen and the State Workplace for Non-State Museums and was supported by the next funding packages: Städtebauförderung, EFRE program within the goal “Funding in Progress and Employment” Bavaria 2014-2020, Kulturfonds Bayern, Bezirk Schwaben and the Bayerische Landesstiftung.