An ongoing project which gives a photographic insight into the unperceived and collective art of the construction site. Photographed during the renovation of Weimar’s biggest student dormitory Jakobsplan¹, it shows intermediate stands from the construction process.
An architectural object is planned by many people and is ultimately created by the hands of the construction workers. With materials, they shape the forms of the construction site and leave their traces on all layers of the building, including the concrete walls. It makes the construction site the work of an art collective, which remains hidden by the outside of the fence for unfamiliar eyes. The massive concrete walls are preserved by completing the last construction phases. If the building is not going to be completely renovated in the future, these walls may never be visible again. When the last construction worker leaves the building site, the transformation phase of the building stops, and a new stage begins.