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Architecture of Germany

29 January 2010

1988 – Wissenschaftszentrum, Berlin

Architect: Stirling Wilford Wissenschaftszentrum or Science Centre or the “Wedding cake” to Berliners, whatever you want to call it, it is a startling building to see in Berlin where buildings tend to be...

19 January 2010

1989 – Maximum, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Kramm & Strigl A large commercial premises on an important site, this building by Kramm & Strigl has two different facades onto different streets. The facade shown with its stone elements “stand...

30 January 2010

1990 – Messeturm, Frankfurt

Architects: Murphy Jahn The translation for MesseTurm is “Trade Fair Tower”. MesseTurm is directly located on the Frankfurt trade fair grounds along with the Messe Torhaus. It was the tallest building in Europe...

19 January 2010

1990 – Tourist Information Office, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: E. Grabow H. Hofmann BDA A modern glass and steel building added on to an existing stone house.

13 January 2010

1990 – Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

Architect: Frank Gehry The museum building was Frank Gehry’s first building in Europe, realised in cooperation with the Lörrach architect Günter Pfeifer. Together with the museum, which was originally just designed to house...

30 January 2010

1991 – Museum Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

Architect: Hans Hollein The result of an open architectural competition held in 1983, work did not commence under 1987 with the museum finally opening on 6th June 1991. The architect chosen was Hans...

13 January 2010

1993 – Stadthaus, Ulm, Baden Wurttemburg

Architect: Richard Meier & Partners Sited across from the Münster, Meier’s Stadthaus is a tourist information & arts centre for the city of Ulm. Uncomprisingly modern and in his trademark style, postcards of...

30 January 2010

1993 – Trianon, Frankfurt

Architects: Novotny Mähner Assoziierte Gets its name from both its triangular plan and the upside-down pyramid suspended from the 3 corners at the top of the tower. Something about this building makes it...

30 January 2010

1993 – Westendstrasse 1 / DG Bank Headquarters, Frankfurt

Architects: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates A composition of three parts with different finishes to each. The rectangular stone volume faces the residential neighbourhood and rises to a height of 150 meters (492 feet)....