The Adidas Campus World of Sports building in Herzogenaurach is the corporate headquarters of the brand. In 2019 it was extended to include a new foyer designed by Behnisch Architects.
The striking, flat cuboid with its diamond-shaped facade and its inclined supports relies on a mix of different materials which includes hot-dip galvanized steel for wall cladding, partition walls and for the railings of the cantilevered stairs. It was chosen for its natural finish to counterbalance the aesthetics of the other materials.
Architect: Behnisch Architekten
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