Licht und Erde, Hessische Staatsweingüter, Eltville, Germany - FRANKEN\ARCHITEKTEN

Licht und Erde

The new cellar building of the Hessische Staatsweingüter winery unites the opposite styles of a sober, functional, industrial building and highly emotional event architecture. Invisible and yet noticeable, subterranean and yet flooded with light.

Client Hessische Staatsweingüter
Location Eltville, Germany
Project-Team Prof. Bernhard Franken, Frank Brammer, Oliver Tessmann, Cathrin Loose
Status Completed 2004
Dimension 7.400 m²

Narrative Spaces





Rituals create both movement
and meaning in spaces, as with the liturgy and the theatre, linking the real to the abstract. Ritual is the means of inflecting the sublime and the ethereal into a narrative.