Thursday, April 11, 2013

Neues Museum, Berlin...

I would hazard a guess that original architect, Friedrich August Stüler, (1800-1865) would approve of the recent restoration of the exquisitely-appointed Neues Museum in Berlin. Extensive bombing during the Second World War left the building in ruins, with entire sections missing completely and others severely damaged. The building was abandoned for decades, and restoration was only decided upon in 1985. British architect, David Chipperfield, is responsible for overseeing the reconstruction of the Neues Museum. A project which extends into 2015...



Via here and here

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