Spar Und Bauverein are a long established housing co-operative in Germany, the refurbished building in Paderborn is for both residential and administration use.
The artwork draws on images of community and family overlaid with key words that engage the public’s sense of place and well-being within their society. The artwork suggest’s the same principles as the co-operative with accessibility and public involvement at its core. The main entrance has been refurbished to cover the original stairwell and lift lobby
The glass is completely covered in very small text that acts as a “veil” for the privacy of the inhabitants and staff