Garden Pavilion

The garten pavilliions is being erected in the community garden „Niemandsland“ , between the Chapel of Reconciliation and part of the Hinterland Wall of the former border strip on Bernauer Strasse.

The garten pavilliions was positioned parallel to the concurrent Berlin´s Wall and separated by this cemetery. On the other hand, the front of the pavillions visually breaks the linearity of the wall to present itself as a lively building structure. The pavillions is understood as landscape object, replacing the materiality of the facade and the spatial relations the monument area and the already existing structures respecting.

The garden house is artistically expressed through its uniform materiality. Vertical wood of the same type of wood as the wooden paneling of the Chapel of Reconciliation and in the same natural coloration is used both for the facade design of the lounge is generously opened by a window. In the eastern facade, wall side, individual lighting and ventilation windows are installed per room. Their function is determined by the horticultural use. In addition to a storage area for garden equipment, a changing room and lounge is provided. Compost toilets complete the functional use.

Project: garden pavilions
Promoter: Gemeinschaftsgarten „Niemandsland“ , Berlin
Construction period: 2019
Sponsor: “community of the chapel of reconciliation”