A-Motion Pavilion

To launch the new Mercedes “A” series the A-Motion Pavilion was erected in the summer of 1997 in 20 cities across Germany and Europe. The time allowed for erection and dismantling was only one day for each operation; this represented an enormous organizational effort and challenge to the design and detailing of the building which mainly consisted of the load-bearing structure itself. The pavilion consists of a floor assembly, a timber cube (edge length: 18 m) and a fabric roof suspended inside the cube.

Kauffmann – Theilig & Partner, Stuttgart/Germany

Planning time
1996 − 1997

Construction time

Services by Werner Sobek
Structural engineering (WP 1 − 8 acc. to § 64 HOAI)

470 m²

Daimler AG, Stuttgart/Germany

Andreas Keller, Altdorf/Germany

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