Dupli Casa

The geometry of the building is based on the footprint of the house that previously was located on the site.

Courtesy of J. Mayer H. Architects

Originally built in 1984 and with many extensions and modifications since then, the new building echoes the “family archaeology” by duplication and rotation. Lifted up, it creates a semi-public space on ground level between two layers of discretion.

Courtesy of J. Mayer H. Architects

The skin of the villa performs a sophisticated connection between inside and outside and offers spectacular views onto the old town of Marbach and the German national literature archive on the other side of the Neckar valley.

Courtesy of J. Mayer H. Architects

Project Info
Architects: J. Mayer H. Architects
Location: Ludwigsburg, Germany
Architects: J. MAYER H. Architects
Project Architects: Georg Schmidthals, Thorsten Blatter
Project Team: Juergen Mayer H., Simon Takasaki, Andre Santer, Sebastian Finckh
Architect On Site: AB Wiesler, Stuttgart
Structural Engineers: Dieter Kubasch, Ditzingen und IB Rainer Klein, Sachsenheim
Service Engineers: IB Hans Wagner, Filderstadt
Landscape Architects: Büro Klaus Wiederkehr, Nürtingen
Area: 6900.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Type: Residential

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