Contemporary, sustainable students’ residences at CAMPUS RO
Sustainable living was the guiding principle of the Campus RO project, a 80,000 square metre students’ residence complex in Rosenheim in Bavaria, Germany. As a testimony to the holistic design approach that was taken, this is the first students’ residence in Germany to be awarded a platinum certificate by the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB).
A total of 211 residential units – including single, shared apartments, family-friendly and barrier-free apartments – are available here. As well as applying an innovative hybrid timber frame method, the project planners also focussed their attention on achieving a high quality of life for the residents. The new residences formed part of a regeneration project at a former industrial site. The new buildings were constructed to meet the requirements of the German Reconstruction Loan Corporation’s ‘KfW40+’ sustainability class. The use of suitable recycled construction materials was a deliberate goal of the project.
The project clients and contractors placed great emphasis on cooperation with partners from the region around Rosenheim – for example, the timber used originated from Bavaria and Austria, while the electricity consumed is generated by the photovoltaic system installed on the roof of the project!
- Construction period: July 2020 to January 2022
- 211 apartments
- Architects: ACMS - Architektur-Contor Müller Schlüter
- Interior design: brüderl GmbH, in cooperation with the designer Nils Holger Moormann
- Hybrid timber frame construction