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The City of Siegen is dominated by the design of the 70s 90s and an omnipresent elevated road. Although it is situated next to a river, there is no access to the water yet.
Though the item of contamination makes us think of something negative at first, it also describes the act of merging. This idea is reflected in the shape as well as in the fusion of "centrifuge" and "refugium" as an urban retreat.
The first one describes the plastic conception as one twisting around itself -the hostel is represented by the idea of the "refugium".
It is to create a forum for discussions as well as to polarise different views.
Architekt Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Exner
Architekt Dipl.-Ing. Dietrich Pressel