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Adult Education Centre "DAStietz Kulturkaufhaus Chemnitz" Redesign and Reconstruction of the listed department store TIETZ


In October 2004, after 24 months of reconstruction, the modern and exeptional culture centre "DAStietz" was opened. Right in the middle of Chemnitz City, "DAStietz" unites art, education, culture and shopping in one object. Municipal Library, Adult Education Center, Natural History Museum and "Neue Sächsische" Art Gallery are now situated in best position and modern atmosphere.

With an innovative range of service "DAStietz" is the most frequented cultural establishment in the inner city of Chemnitz and contributes greatly to the quality of life for people and visitors in Chemnitz.
Target of all participated persons was the creation of a building, which presents itself modern, transparent and communicative.

Defining for the interior space and the overall concept of the building is the large, central and glass-covered atrium with the "sculpture" of the petrified forest.The central information point is also located in the atrium, right in the intersection of the entries. The opposite side is used for a cafe with armchair-lounge. The remaining area is used for commercial purposes. A small shopping mall invites to stroll.

The Adult Education Centre is located in the fourth and fifth floor. Uncommon room divisions, large glass areas, friendly colours and excellent equipment ensure good learning atmosphere. In 2005 the school centre was one of the most modern educational institution in saxony and was honored with the "Innovational Prize for Education and Architecture". A total of 45 rooms, with 3 Ateliers, 5 Multi-purpose-rooms and a kitchen studio are available.




The C&E Consulting and Engineering GmbH Chemnitz is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

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Generalplanning and Supervision, Service Phase 1 to 9

Projektierungs- und Verwaltungs-gesellschaft TIETZ Chemnitz mbH

Costs: 27,700,000 €