Autostadt Piazza Competition
They fly. They roll. They turn. They meander.
The given condition of the Autostadt Piazza is a space somewhere between inside an outside. It tries, to its great credit, to be borderless. To this end we propose very few purely ‘architectural’ interventions. We suggest that you remove the glass walls to the east and west of the Piazza (which one perceives as nearly opaque) and that you consider removing as much architecture as you can that blocks light to the Piazza form the wings. You need to draw people into the wings. The sky and the impressive exterior light will do that. Some of the current structures block the outside light at eye level and suggest an inward focus while in fact the entire is oriented toward the outside and the exterior scale.
Moving things create connections. We connect between inside and outside. We literally lead people to discover places.