Karlsruhe Stadtbahn – Subterranean Light Art

Architecture
allmannwappner
Project Architect
Vasko Petkov
Katrin Bell,
Julia Behm
Christian von Arenstorff
Lighting Design
Ingo Maurer
Site management
Zetcon Ingenieure
Building planning
Obermeyer Planen+Beraten
Spiekermann
Structural Engineering
ZPP Ingenieure
Building Physics
Obermeyer Planen+Beraten
Climate Technology (Heating / Air Conditioning / Ventilation)
Obermeyer Planen+Beraten
Bathroom and Plumbing
Obermeyer Planen+Beraten
Acoustics
Obermeyer Planen+Beraten
Fire Safety
StuvaTec
Lighting
Leonhard Elektrotechnik
Norka
Construction lighting design
SPL Powerlines Germany
Rope components
Carl Stahl Hebetechnik
Facade
VHB – Wilhelm Pfalzer & Hans Vogt
Dry wall construction
Peuckert
TM Ausbau
Floor Coverings
Schwab-Stein
Natural stone cladding
Hans Kern Naturstein
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© Ingo Maurer
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In Karlsruhe’s light rail tunnel, unlike a typical metro, the passengers ride in trams. Their overhead wires inspired Ingo Maurer’s lighting concept, which celebrates electricity. Allmann Sattler Wappner’s serene spaces enhance its impact.