Project of the month November 2021
The Westlight, Berlin [GER]
PHOTOS: © Markus Gröteke
The Westlight, Berlin [GER]
Grüntuch Ernst Architects BDA, Berlin

Expanded metal ceiling FS4.2 RHOMBOS
Colour: Pearl beige RAL 1035, mesh M400: 44 x 12 x 3.0 x 1.5 mm [approx. 520 m²]

Expanded metal ceiling FS4.5 KS RHOMBOS with cooling functionality
Colour: Pearl beige RAL 1035, mesh M400: 44 x 12 x 3.0 x 1.5 mm [approx. 610 m²]

Expanded metal ceiling S10 H RHOMBOS
Colour: White RAL 9010, mesh M400: 44 x 12 x 3.0 x 1.5 mm [approx. 120 m²]

Cooling raft ceiling dur-SOLO 1.1
Colour: White RAL 9010, hole pattern RG-L25, special feature: Rectangular and trapezoidal panel with pillar notches [approx. 1,650 m²]

Round ceiling elements TOMEO-R 200

  • Aluminium, diameter: 200 mm, colour: White RAL 9010 [approx. 750 m²]
  • Aluminium, diameter: 200 mm, colour: Cover surface White RAL 9010 and lower visible surface with mirror finish DUROPLAN A300 [approx. 120 m²]

Metal tiles S1 RHOMBOS 
Dimension: 600 x 600 mm, colour: White RAL 9010 and light grey RAL 7035 [approx. 890 m²]

Download PoM 11-21

In the heart of the historical as well as modern flair of the West End of Berlin City is an eye-catchingly impressive new building: The Westlight. Its octagonal layout and its crystalline architecture showcase this building in a fascinating light when viewed from any angle. This new building provides a lot of space for companies, with a floor area of 19,500 m² – divided across 15 storeys and two basement levels. The Westlight has awarded LEED Gold certification for its ecological and innovative design.

In a harmonious blend of ultimate quality standards and design, our expanded metal ceilings and their unvisible substructure deliver conviction through their stylish as well as dynamic visual impact. Raft ceilings some of which are designed as cooling ceilings deliver an agreeable interior climate silently and without draughts.

Round ceiling elements define the style of the lift vestibules on all floors. A special highlight in the foyer is the mirror-finish on the visible side of the elements, capturing life in the foyer and continuously redefining that interior space.

This combination of outstanding everyday utility and a design in perfect tune with the times, The Westlight is a visually striking architectural highlight in the West End of Berlin, 'City-West'.

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