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saai | Südwestdeutsches Archiv für Architektur und Ingenieurbau

76131 Karlsruhe / Germany
Kaiserstraße 8
Tel.: +49 721 608-44376
Fax: +49 721 608-46152
E-Mail: mail∂saai kit edu

How to find us

With public transportation or by car from direction Stuttgart, Frankfurt/Basel or Ludwigshafen. Description



saai is a research institution, in which staff and guests work in a scholarly environment on the archived materials.
Research results will be make public through publication.

Moreover, the saai organizes conferences, meetings and exhibitions, sometimes in collaboration with other institutions.


extended until march 19th


Frei Otto exhibition 2016/2017

Frei Otto (1925-2015) is among the most famous and ground-breaking german architects of the 20th century and an essential character of the building culture of the state of Baden-Württemberg. In march 2015 he was honoured with the Pritzker Prize, the "Nobel Prize" in architecture, the supreme distinction worldwide. On the occasion of this the saai organizes in collaboration with the Wüstenrot Stiftung and the ZKM the broadest Frei Otto exhibition all-time - from november 5th 2016 to march 12th 2017.