Forum Domshof

Forum Domshof

The Forum Domshof (German: Domshof-Forum) is a sheltered area with a glass roof on the Domshof square in the centre of Bremen in northern Germany. It contains the Bistro-Café Alex, which was built in 1998.


In 1998/99, after the tram stop had been relocated, the Domshof-Forum was built to the design of the architect's office Joachim Schürmann. An almost horizontal glass roof was erected, supported by eight steel columns with a height of 16 m (52 ft). The roof has a surface area of 1,000 m2 (11,000 sq ft) and is stabilised by delicate steel rope structures. The three-storeyed building below this roof which occupies approximately one third of the Domshof looks like giant glass containers piled up on top of each other. The floor space of 700 m2 (7,500 sq ft) allows for 150 seats. The Domshof Café consists of glass, steel, white square wall panels and white sun-protection blinds. The outdoor area below the roof offers a wide view across the Domshof. The building is operated by the Bistro-Café Alex.[1][2]


  1. "Domshof-Forum" (in German). Bremer Zentrum für Baukultur. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  2. "Forum Domshof (Café)" (in German). Senator für Bau und Umwelt der Freien Hansestadt Bremen. Retrieved 29 January 2014.

Coordinates: 53°4′36.17″N 8°48′35.53″E / 53.0767139°N 8.8098694°E / 53.0767139; 8.8098694

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