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State Archiv Magazine Karlsruhe


The State Archive is located in the western part of Karlsruhe, close to the inner city. The area is dominated by residential villas and public institutions. The archive, which dates back to 1905, as well as the adjacent administrative court and the audit office are listed buildings. The new building complements the old archive as a separate structure with a flat roof.

Services Wenzel + Wenzel: Execution planning, Tendering, Award of Contracts, Site Supervision

Client: Vermögen und Bau Baden-Württemberg Amt Bruchsal / Karlsruhe

Design: ARGE Auer Weber Architekten BDA, Stuttgart / Wenzel + Wenzel

Project data:

  • period of performance: 2012 – 2017
  • gross room volume: ca. 8,500 m³
  • gross floor area: ca. 3,450 m²
  • costs: ca. 9.5m €


Text: © Auer Weber Architekten BDA, Stuttgart