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Architecture of Germany

29 January 2010

1881 – Postfuhramt , Berlin

Architect: Carl Schwatlo The Postfuhramt housed the central office of Berlin’s pneumatic postal system as well as the main post office for packages. In addition, the building contained a postal and telegraph school....

04 February 2014

1882 – Design for Reichstag, Berlin

Architect: Heinrich Freiherrn von Ferstel Though widely considered one of the better entries for the Reichstag, through a technical error Viennese architect Heinrich Freiherrn von Ferstel’s design for the Berlin Reichstag building received...

29 January 2010

1882 – Hackesche Markt, Berlin

Architect: Johannes Vollmer A beautifully restored railway station on the S-Bahn line, Hackesche Markt has an ornate brick and ceramic exterior. The interior has decorative polychromatic brickwork and a single span curving roof.

13 January 2010

1886 – Schloss Neuschwanstein, Bavaria

Architect: Christian Jank Never completed after the mysterious death of its instigator, the eccentric Bavarian King Ludwig II in 1886, Schloss Neuschwanstein is one of the most recognisable castles in the world. Set...

23 April 2010

1888 – Deuscher Kaiser Hotel, Nuremberg

Architect: Konradin Walter The hotel was built in 1888/89 by Konradin Walter, Professor of Architecture, with the collaboration of Peter Behrens, a master builder. The hotel is a leading example of the so-called...

01 May 2013

1890 – Railway Station, Zirndorf, Bavaria

Built in 1890, the year that the line from F├╝rth was completed. Architect unknown.

02 March 2011

1894 – Lutherkirche, Apolda, Germany

Architect: Professor Johannes Otzen Apolda was first mentioned in 1119. Until 1633 it was seat of a family of nobles, the Vitzthums, which acted relatively independent. Between 1633 and World War I Apolda...

02 March 2011

1895 – Friedhofskirche, Elberfeld, Germany

Architect: Professor Johannes Otzen The church floor plan is a Greek cross, with he powerful central octagonal tower (64 meters tall) standing at the crossing of the four short cross arms. Externally in...

19 January 2010

1900 – Hauptbahnhof, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Karl Zenger Germany’s first railway line ran between Nuremberg and neighbouring Fuerth. Today Nuremberg is an important station servicing local routes and high speed ICE routes. Externally, the station is a five...