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Netherlands Embassy Berlin

in Architecture by OMA
  contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 11 September 2009
In the wake of the reunification the German government decided to relocate the capital to Berlin ‘Mitte’ (Center). The Netherlands, having sold their former embassy site after the War, was free...

Altes Museum

in Architecture by Karl Friedrich Schinkel ()
  contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 16 December 2008
The Altes Museum (German for Old Museum), is one of several internationally renowned museums on Berlin's Museum Island in Berlin, Germany. The museum was built between 1825 and 1828 by the...

A church for a growing community

in Architecture by Brückner & Brückner Architekten
  contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 17 April 2009
The town grows –The religious basic unit of the site from the 8th century has become too small.Religious exchange – keeping together – belonging together –The ways and vistas inside the...

Golden Architecture in City Sculpture Park

A temporary construction project has been specially created to mark the occasion of the internationally renowned outdoor exhibition Skulptur Projekte Münster 07. The construction has an...


At the side of the motorway between Rostock and Berlin stands a brown sign with the stylised drawing of the “Müritzeum”. A sign that says there is something worth seeing!The remarkable thing is...

Einstein Tower

in Architecture by Erich Mendelsohn ()
  contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 1 May 2009
The Einstein Tower is an astrophysical observatory in the Albert Einstein Science Park in Potsdam, Germany designed by architect Erich Mendelsohn. It was built to house a solar telescope designed by...


in Architecture by Brückner & Brückner Architekten
  contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 16 April 2009
This historical monument, a former warehouse now known as the Kulturspeicher (literally ‘culture store’), houses a museum combining the municipal art gallery and a private collection of Concrete...

Kolumba Art Museum of the Cologne Archdiocese

in Architecture by Peter Zumthor ()
  contributed by 56 Ethel Baraona Pohl, 14 April 2009
The Art Museum of the Cologne Archdiocese was to be a “living museum”. It shows objects from its own permanent collection ranging from late antiquity to the present: Romanesque sculptures,...

Leonardo Glass Cube

in Architecture by 3delux ()
  contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 12 October 2008
This 2900sqm glass building features a space – within – space arrangement. Three white sculptures connect the zones of the building to each other and are charactarised by a suspended ceiling that...


in Architecture by J. MAYER H. Architects
  contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 25 July 2009
The geometry of the building is based on the footprint of the house that previously was locatedon the site. Originally built in 1984 and with many extensions and modifications since then, the new...
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