Casanova, Pappeder 26 (Offices for the Olympic Games, 1972)

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Architects Frank Huster and Barbara Hübner, the New House 2400 (Munich 1972)

3D – Wharehouse – Sketchup – Pappeder26 – Germany

Olympic games 1972, Munich
– Cabins 11.5 m² / 16 m² GRP seamless exterior surface
– Corrugated cardboard – PMMA window
Repeated execution:
– 1970 for exhibition in Zurich, prototype Pappeder26
– 1972 Pappeder26 Student apartment / dormitories.
– 1972-1973 Further development as Casanova housing cell, fiberglass coated plywood.

The House of 1975 was placed under the protection of historical monuments in 2018.

Pappeder 26 – The head office, Bureaux

The result is a field of experimentation that has been constantly expanded and rebuilt, after the corrugated houses for the Olympics, another piece of utopia made in a very short time.

The 5 November 1975, in a few hours from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., our own home and office were built from 23 plastic polyhedra.

This first house of 1975 still represents the speed record of all our projects and is due to the prefabrication at 100 % in the factory of all 23 room cells, which only had to be coupled together after assembly and connected to the supply and discharge lines.

Was a set of 110 space capsules, ordered for temporary parts of the Olympic Games 1972.
Combinable orthogonal polyhedral shapes of 3,6 meters wide, Prefabricated lightweight construction system for transport by truck or helicopter (glass fiber reinforced polyester sandwich panel housing 75 mm created for the construction of a temporary shelter during the Munich Olympics 72.
The main module has a great capacity of variation thanks to a catalog of windows, skylights, doors, step for wet areas, the system is used consisting of four colored modular walls made of GRP with a different function each. whose walls are made of corrugated cardboard coated with a fiber layer of glass reinforced plastic.

DOMUS Number 529 – DECEMBER 1973


Virginia Maneval

I am the daughter of Jean Benjamin Maneval, famous urban architect who notably created the Bulle Six Coques, a plastic house from the pop years. You can also find me on my Facebook page or on my page La Bulle Six Coques by Jean Benjamin Maneval.

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