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Community centre Arlinger

Versatile used district meeting place

The pavilion-like town house is small but elegant and is located in a prominent position in Pforzheim. The building has now established itself as a popular district meeting place where guests feel at home. The main room, glazed on three sides, skilfully mediates between inside and outside, while the light-coloured wooden surfaces and the wooden battens in front of the windows provide a calm background for the many activities that can take place here.

Configuration overview 

Components used 

  • LIGNO Acoustic light  |  Ceiling cladding  

    Produktcode: LIGNO Akustik light 3S_33_a70g_625-12n25-4_WTL_gb_buv
    Wood type 


    Various wood species are available for the visible layer. For quality reasons, individual wood species cannot be configured for all profiles; for technical reasons, surface treatments are excluded for some wood species.

    Wood type 

    _WTL Silver fir knotless, patterned 



    The visible layer is profiled with joints. The code for profiling indicates in millimetres: Element width, strip width (rounded, from/to if applicable) and joint width (rounded) as well as a letter identification for variants, e.g. with chamfered strip edges or with additional height gradation.


    Note: Some profiles indirectly cause exclusions for other configuration options.


    _625-12n25-4 Slat profile "nature" 



    The face is subjected to a brushing _gb as standard, which produces a stronger or weaker structure depending on the type of wood and makes the surface less sensitive to scratches.  Alternatively, a smooth sanding _gs can be carried out, or on request a bandsaw cut _grimitated.


    _gb Brushed 



    Depending on the type of wood, the optional application of a surface treatment is possible ex works. Individual colour finishes are always sampled for coordination. For elements in individual lengths, colour treatment is limited to max. 5 m length.


    _buv UV-protection stain 

    Room acoustics 


    If the soffit of the element is to have a good sound-absorbing effect, the penultimate layer is configured as absorber _a50g. Otherwise, this layer is configured as a solid wood layer _a0.

    Room acoustics 

    _a70g 70 % Absorber 



Project participants 

  • Baugenossenschaft Arlinger eG


    Hohlohstraße 6
    75179 Pforzheim


  • Aescht & Berthold Architekten


    Körnerstraße 19
    10785 Berlin

  • ‚asp‘ Architekten GmbH


    Talstraße 41
    70188 Stuttgart

  • Erdmann Innenausbau GmbH


    Burgstraße 35
    75179 Pforzheim

  • Bernhard Friese Fotografie


    Untere Rodstraße 13
    75173 Pforzheim


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