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Architecture of Germany

24 February 2011

1873 – Design for Parliament, Berlin, Germany

Architect: Robert Kerr Published in The Architect, May 31st 1873. Unsuccessful competition entry.

11 November 2013

1873 – The Building Trade Schools, Stuttgart, Germany

Architect: Oberbaurath Joseph Von Egle This school was conceived to enable craftsmen to carry out their trades in the summer, and to further their education in the winter, when construction had to be...

15 February 2011

1874 – St.-Nikolai-Kirche, Hamburg, Germany

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Constructed 1845-8), bombed during World War II and now a ruin. The church was the tallest building in the world from 1874 to 1876 and is still the second-tallest...

04 January 2014

1875 – Kaufhaus Schneider, Maximiliansplatz, Munich, Germany

Design for a department store in Munich. Destroyed.

14 December 2009

1875 – Premiated Design for New Parliament House, Berlin

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott Premiated entry after international architectural competition to design a new parliament for the then recently unified Germany.

02 September 2012

1876 – Johanneskirche, Stuttgart, Germany

Architect: Friedrich von Leins A protestant Gothic church built on a picturesque street and parkland. After the second world war the Church was reconstructed up to the main tower, but was left incomplete...

29 January 2010

1876 – Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Architect: Friedrich August Stüler, Johann Heinrich Strack Part of the Museumsinsel complex of galleries and museums, the Nationalgalerie is surrounded by a long colonnade of Doric columns. The building itself takes the form...

02 October 2012

1877 – Ernst Moritz Arndt Tower, Rugen, Germany

Architect: Hermann Eggert The Ernst Moritz Arndt Tower stands on the German Baltic Sea island of Rügen and was built to mark the 100th anniversary of the German poet, Ernst Moritz Arnd. Built...

02 October 2012

1877 – The Pringsheim Residence, Wilhelmsstrasse, Berlin, Germany

Architect: Ebe & Benda Elaborate villa from a rich Berlin family at the height of the German Empire. Rudolf Pringsheim was a leading Prussian railway owner, and this his “palace” was the first...