Open Space Planning Audi IN-Campus

Ingolstadt, Germany, 2015 - 2017

Elaboration of the structural planning and preparation of a design manual for the INnovation Campus of the Audi AG in the City of Ingolstadt, based on the results of an expert`s opinion process

  • Client: AUDI AG
  • Timeframe: 2015 - 2017
  • Planning Area: 75 ha
  • Use: Commercial / Industrial, trade and industry
Visualization bird's eye view
Visualization bird's eye view

In the South-East of the City of Ingolstadt the Audi AG plans to transform a former oil refinery into an innovation campus with inter­national standing. Aim of the planning process is to create a vibrant campus which fosters creativity and attracts global talent, while offering world class conditions for research and development.

The proposed concept provides a flexible development framework, which has the ability to react to rising technological requirements as well as unforeseeable future innovations. A well-elaborated urban design features the communication and exchange between the different disciplines working on the campus.

campus master plan with river Danube in the North and wetlands in the East
campus master plan with river Danube in the North and wetlands in the East

The unique location of the campus at the river Danube banks and the adjacent wetlands is a great source for leisure activities and relaxation. The integration of these qualities follows one of the guiding ideas of the concept to create an inspiring and versatile work-life environment. A forward-looking mobility concepts envisions all kinds of mobility underlining the innovative character of the IN-Campus.