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PMU Campus Salzburg
PMU Campus Salzburg
Campus PMU - in cooperation with Berger Parkkinen Architekten
Client: Paracelsus Medical University, Size: appr. 2.300m²

As part of the Paracelsus Medical University (PMU) Competence Park the building D and its adjacent green space form the most southern fringe of this urban development. In order to connect building D with the remaining competence park the basic planting concept, consisting of ornamental grasses is extended into the site.

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Site plan

A forest garden defines a lush green backdrop of the PMU competence park. Existing trees and additional new tree plantings create a forest scenary to be viewed from inside the lecture theatres. Apart of being a “borrowed view” from inside this green space works as a retreat and recreational area for students and staff as well as outdoor lecture room. This near natural setting acts as a contrast to the clean and sterile interior. Scattered wooden terraces, framed by wooden wall elements resembling tree trunks, subdevide the space, creating informal open air spaces.

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Roof garden

The open space additionally consists of a rooftop terrace offering students and staff a non public retreat. The general setout, consisting of sealed areas with furniture elements, raised intensive greening and extensive greening flush to the floor, depicts cell membranes and cell structures as a conceptual reference.

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View from East