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Main Station Stuttgart

The project places the railway station underground to recover land and to create a new urban area, combining structural and landscape aspects.

The Deutsche Bahn project to add a new high-speed line for this city laid out in an underground tunnel at a right angle to the existing tracks started construction in 2015. This will free up development space for a vast new urban quarter. 

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Architecture is a bridge between reality and aspirations
Constructing 1,000 ton eye-catching pillars in Stuttgart
A project goes deep
“A sustainable response to reclaiming lost territory” – Holcim Awards Jury
Innovative contextual response in the heart of Stuttgart
Holcim Awards competition goes global
Silver for a rail terminal
“A new spatial presence in the city” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2005 for Europe
Project Details
Stuttgart, Germany
Christoph Ingenhoven
Main Author
Christoph Ingenhoven
Ingenhoven und Partner Architekten, Germany
Silver 2005
Gold 2006
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Main Station Stuttgart: A project goes deep
Main Station Stuttgart: A project goes deep

The 5-minute film visualizes Stuttgart 21 (S21) and the new high-speed line between Wendlingen and Ulm. Created by …

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