Mercedes-Benz Design Center in Sindelfingen: design gallery

Design Centers 22 Sep 2011
Mercedes-Benz Design Center in Sindelfingen: design gallery

A set of photos from the Mercedes-Benz Design Center in Sindelfingen, Germany, located in a building designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.



Mercedes-Benz Design Center in SindelfingenThe Sindelfingen-based Mercedes-Benz Design Center was designed by Christoph Kohlbecker (Gaggenau) and Renzo Piano Building Workshop and was completed in 1998.

The 30,000 square meters facility employs more than 400 people from over 20 countries.

The Design Center coordinates and directs the activities of the different Advanced Design Studios in Carlsbad, Tokyo, Como, and develops the design of the Group’s production models.

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The shape of the building resembles an open hand, in which each element has a different function: design, CAD drafting, model making, prototyping and presentation of full size car models.

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The doubly curved roof is made of segments consisting of patches cut from a toroidal surface.

Mercedes-Benz Design Center in Sindelfingen Aerial view Mercedes-Benz Design Center in Sindelfingen

In a special area, a controllable, semi-transparent light wing ceiling allows the presentation of new vehicles under simulated daylight conditions.

Check the full gallery here or visit the other image galleris from the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studios in Como (Italy), Tokyo and Carlsbad.

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  1. 22/9/2011

    Zimo,cool!

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