Stuttgart . 2016

Budapester Platz

City and living

Urban planning and landscape concept
Budapester Platz Stuttgart

Urban planning and landscape concept
Budapester Platz Stuttgart

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The subject of the ideas competition is the transformation of a district situated at the intersection of different urban and open space structures undergoing fundamental change that is in need of enhancement in terms of urban development. Instead of grand gestures, the project operates with simple placements that echo the inherent logic of the contexts. On the northern edge of Wolframstraße, there is an opportunity to integrate the separate buildings into a space-forming city edge. The significant Conradi high rises can be freed up successively and supplemented to create an ensemble. In the long term, the residential buildings along Mönchstraße can be replaced by another point block high rise and the carriageway can be converted into a traffic-calmed sequence of squares. The high rise group thus forms a distinct district that follows the guiding theme of post-war modernist urban development. At the same time, the permeable open space forms a stepping-stone from the dense Europaquartier in the direction of the Pragfriedhof. The Forum Schlossgarten marks the entrance to the new park extension. The building occupies the corner situation as a solitary volume with space in front and around and lends itself to cultural use. The enlarged Budapester Platz is defined by the widening of the auxiliary facilities at the corner of the joining roads as an urban square with high amenity quality. In the Conradi district, the theme of freed-up green space forms the basis of the point blocks. By converting the access road into a traffic-calmed sequence of squares, the result is an open space that encourages communal use, with the day nursery fitting in seamlessly. An additional network of pathways creates links to the greenway along the Pragfriedhof and to Budapester Platz. The lawn-terraced transition area to the Schlossgarten nearby the former Mühlenberg lends itself to expansive leisure activities. Cold-air flows through the plan area flow out through openings in the city edge towards Budapester Platz and through the green structures on the top plateau towards the Pragfriedhof.

Facts and Figures

Project Location

Stuttgart, Germany


Competition _ 2016

Data on construction

Gross floor area _ 33.000 m²
Planning area _ ca. 9 ha


State capital Stuttgart, Office for Urban Planning and Urban Renewal

Town planning

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Landscape architecture

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