• FEB 21 to SEP 30
    Group Exhibition
    The New Berlin

    Category

    • Group Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    FEB 21 to SEP 30, 2013

    Wednesday-Monday 10am-6pm closed on Tuesday closed on 24.12. and 31.12.

    Event Location

    Berlinische Galerie

    Berlin
    Germany

    Information

    International designs for public buildings and embassies since 1990.

    Berlin was reinstated as the German capital when the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic reunited. The federal government, the parliament and almost all diplomatic missions moved to the country’s new political hub. Following a number of competitions for urban and architectural design, the districts of Mitte and Tiergarten became home to a new government district and some embassies of notable design quality.

    Models, drawings and photographs from our collection, complemented by loans, illustrate these competition entries – some implemented and others not – as options for the expression of power. They also stand, however, as works in their own right, embodying conceptual creativity and exploiting construction techniques. The projects on display range from the German Foreign Office, Reichstag and official residences of the German Chancellor and President to embassies for countries such as India, Mexico, the Netherlands and Turkey.

    Selected Artists:
    Gottfried Böhm, Stephan Braunfels, Georg Bumiller, Santiago Calatrava, Sir Norman Foster, Candida Höfer, OMA/Rem Koohlhaas, KSV Krüger Schuberth Vandreike, Leon Wohlhage Wernik, Gonzalez de Leon and Francisco Serrano, nsh architekten, Axel Schultes and Charlotte Frank, Arto Sipinen, Francis Soler

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