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Extension Helmholtz School

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City, Country Frankfurt, Germany
Year 2006–2009
Client City of Frankfurt, Germany
Architect schneider+schumacher
Services Structural Engineering
Facts GFA: 1,411 m² | Gross volume: 5,143 m³

With Frankfurt council building department as a client schneider+schumacher extended the Helmholtz school with a new two storey building along Habsburger Allee.

The extension comprises the new cafeteria which is open all day and has a room-high timber-framed and glass façade opening freely out on the ground floor to the school yard. It is bright and welcoming thanks to a full height timber post and beam façade. The school library and two new class rooms are located on the upper level.

The new inner stairs connects to the adjacent existing building, and a canopy links both buildings together.