With its characteristic shape and the colour scheme of its facade, the UBA’s new main building blends in well with its surroundings. A four-storey ‘snake’ of offices and functional rooms wraps around a public forum and the atrium, which is reserved for Agency staff. Both spaces are covered by a glass shed roof, into which textile solar protection and – over the atrium – a photovoltaic system has been integrated.
The Federal Environment Agency in Dessau
An example of ecological and accessible building
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