Sandpit design
Sandpit design © Jörg Hempel
Premark illustrations of tools
Premark illustrations of tools © Jörg Hempel
Imprint in asphalt illustrates pliers
Imprint in asphalt illustrates pliers © Jörg Hempel
Imprint in asphalt illustrates a saw
Imprint in asphalt illustrates a saw © Jörg Hempel
Imprint in asphalt illustrates pincers
Imprint in asphalt illustrates pincers © Jörg Hempel
Imprint in asphalt illustrating tools
Imprint in asphalt illustrating tools © Jörg Hempel
Sandpit landscape
Sandpit landscape © Jörg Hempel
Hilly park landscape
Hilly park landscape © Jörg Hempel
Park landscape with bushes
Park landscape with bushes © Jörg Hempel
Rotating bench
Rotating bench © Jörg Hempel
Outside gallery at the park
Outside gallery at the park © Jörg Hempel
Gerd Arntz Pictogram of a worker
Gerd Arntz Pictogram of a worker © Jörg Hempel
Logo Alexanderwerk
Logo Alexanderwerk © Jörg Hempel
Corten steel and industrial culture
Corten steel and industrial culture © Jörg Hempel
Tractor on the route of the tool
Tractor on the route of the tool © Jörg Hempel
Barbecue area
Barbecue area © Jörg Hempel
Projectteam Gerhard Kalhöfer, Gerald Klahr, Daniel Angulo Garcia, Marc Rogmans
Client Stadt Remscheid
Stadt Remscheid
Beteiligte Tragwerksplanung: Ingenieurgemeinschaft Führer-Kosch-Jürges GbR - Ingenieurgemeinschaft Führer-Kosch-Jürges GbR, Ausstellungsgestaltung: Kalhöfer & Rogmans
Datum 2007
Bildrechte Jörg Hempel

traces_of_work - Route of the Tool

“Arbeits_spuren” is a route along the traces of work in an industrial region. The existing route leads through a typical section of the tool town of Remscheid and its landscape: from small industry to large-scale industry, from natural space to urban landscape. In addition to the direct experience of the route and its local peculiarities, the project has an overarching goal: to represent the vital and nationally important identity of the city. It’s about the tools and the industrial life of the city. The location of the former railway line conveys this identity through small parks and interventions on the subject of tools. The route, which leads through sometimes very heterogeneous areas, is held together by a continuous floor graphic with pictorial symbols by the artist Gerd Arntz. The project is supplemented by large-scale banners, which show other motifs by Gerd Arntz in a kind of outdoor gallery on fire walls of former factory buildings.