Casper Mueller Kneer Architects

Radialsystem III, Berlin

Conversion of a former pump station into headquarter offices for a communication agency. ‘Radialsystem III’ was part of Berlin’s 19th century waste water system surrounding the city’s center. This listed building, part open to the public is being transformed with a single spatial intervention: a concrete volume that provides privacy and articulates spatial and functional variety.

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The original building, designed by the municipal master builder James Hobrecht, and
finished in 1875, was altered several times, until it finally became a museum for historic stone statues, a ‘Lapidarium’, in the 1980’s. Status: under construction.

Client: Christian Boros
Gross Floor Area: 650m2

Architects: Büro Jens Casper / Jens Casper

Team:
Jens Casper, Lina Müller, Stefan Kluth, Rocco Zuehlke, Felix Zaiss, Silvia Huth, Andreas Gülzow, Konstanze Schick, Matthias Grabe, Elisabeth Eberenz, Borja Gonzàlez Ferrer-Vidal

Monument Survey and Conservation Concept: Axel Schulze, Berlin

Wood Preservation Consultant: MPA Eberswalde

Building Physicists: Ingenieurbüro Axel C. Rahn GmbH – Die Bauphysiker, Berlin und Hamburg

Structural Engineering: StudioC, Berlin – Nicole Zahner

MEP Engineering: Konrad Meyer, PRG Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Berlin

Lighting Design: Supersymetrics, Widnau CH, Aysil Sari

Site Management: FLP – Fritsche Lamprecht Peitzmeier, Berlin – Günter Lamprecht

Art History and Conservation Consultant: Restaurierung am Oberbaum (RaO) , Berlin