Aviary in the Wilhelma, Stuttgart

Project Description

Aviary with an area of approx. 3.500 m², animal houses and various water basins with an artificial wave machine.
Pre-stressed cable net structure with 6 mm stainless steel cables, mesh width 400 mm x 400 mm, secondary stainless steel wire net on top with a mesh width of 25 mm x 25 mm, material optimized steel construction, foundations with soil-anchors to preserve the existing tree population.


Land Baden-Württemberg, Staatl. Hochbauamt Stuttgart I


Auer + Weber, Stuttgart


1988 - 1993


Good-Building Award 1993, Federation of German Architects (BDA)