Monument in the change: More room for the monastery Eberbach

In his office, Martin Blach has a thick file folder, the contents of which annoys him. The Executive Board has gathered for the Foundation Eberbach monastery, t

Monument in the change: More room for the monastery Eberbach

In his office, Martin Blach has a thick file folder, the contents of which annoys him. The Executive Board has gathered for the Foundation Eberbach monastery, the Cancellations, the organiser of conferences and seminars, because the Foundation could not offer the participants sufficient accommodation on the Premises. Accommodations, far away from the actual meeting site, organizers little bit popular. However, the Foundation has so far, only two dozen rooms in their guest house, which are always well booked. The monastery escaped, therefore, according to Blach sales in the amount of 1.5 to two million Euro.

Oliver Bock

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung for the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis and Wiesbaden.

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For years the company struggled, therefore, behind the Scenes of a hotel project for the monastery. Now the environmental Minister Priska Hinz (Green) - led Board of Trustees, Urging the Board to give in and to begin, in consultation with the Hessian monument preservation, an idea competition is the first stage of an architectural competition.

The hotel expansion is not only because of the demand, but also because the Foundation seems unlikely to be able, after completion of which started in 1986-General renovation with your income alone, the maintenance of the total system to ensure long-lasting. Hinz reiterated on Tuesday in the Chapter room of the monastery, that the facility "should be to the extent that it is economically". The country wanted to renovate the hotel building, in accordance with the monument protection: "We can and we don't want to spoil the monastery Eberbach". It should be sustainable and stylish built. The project is being driven with the involvement of the Rheingau, and with great transparency and openness to progress.

"Exquisite, exposed location"

Clear that the construction within the existing walls of a monastery is to be built and not outside, as it some of the time was discussed. The number of rooms, the architects and planners to receive but no specifications.

the President of The state office for monument preservation, Markus Harz nice, spoke of an "exquisite, exposed location" for a new hotel. First of all, it is important to find the best location on the nearly 14 acres of monastery grounds and the cubature set, for the location of compatible. Foundation Board of Directors Blach spoke of a "Herculean task", which needs to be overcome. According to Blach, the monastery Foundation is able to cope with the task as the client itself, without using the services of the Hesse state administration in the claim. The process result is but open. At the end of the finding could not stand, within the walls of a hotel was not possible.

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 09:20

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