Villeroy & Boch
Germany, Merzig, execution 1997 – 1998
automatic high-bay storage for tableware as part of a plant extension
disguise as well as clarification of the tasks essence by nuanced facade statements
glazed to the plant side, glimpse of pallets and conveyor technology.
cladded with large-sized Kerto panels to the street side with illuminated showcases among them.
silo structure, utilisation of the steel racks as supporting structures for roof and walls
1,300 t galvanized steel structure
33,000 small containers
120,000 m³ gross volume
DBZ 2/99, p. 38 - 40
Bauwelt 16/99, p. 858 - 861
photographer: Klaus Ravenstein