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Architecture of Germany

29 January 2010

1905 – Berliner Dom, Berlin

Architect: Julius Carl & Otto Raschdorff Before the construction of this massive cathedral, a smaller cathedral which was founded by Friedrich the Great and renovated by Schinkel stood on the site. Opposite one...

29 January 2010

1906 – Hackesche Hofe, Berlin

Architects: Kurt Berndt, August Endell A fabulous sequence of eight interlinked courtyards now containing restaurants and small clothing shops, the Hackesche Hofe was designed around 1906. Many of the courtyards are plainly finished...

13 January 2010

1906 – Kornhaus, Kempten, Bavaria

Architect: Ambros Madlene The brewery to the rear was built after the Thirty Years War. The current building was developed 1906 by the architect Ambros Madlener.

25 February 2011

1909 – Neues Rathaus, Munich, Germany

Architect: George Hauberisser Next door to the Altes Rathaus (old city hall), this annex to the townhall was built in a neo-gothic style between 1867 and 1908. The building is decorated with interesting...

19 January 2010

1916 – Palace of Justice, Nuremberg, Bavaria

A large complex of buildings outside the Aldstadt (Old City) built as a Palace of Justice between 1909 and 1916. From November 20, 1945, until October 1, 1946, the International Military Tribunal convened...

19 January 2010

1937 – Congress Hall, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architects: Ludwig & Franz Ruff Even if you didn’t know its history, this is not a nice place – the fact that the building remains unfinished only makes it more eerie. But knowing...

19 January 2010

1937 – Zeppelin Field, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Albert Speer Zeppelin Field was constructed under Albert Speer’s management between 1934 and 1937 for mass rallies of the Nazi Party. Lage scale events, such as ceremonies for Nazi political leaders or...

29 January 2010

1963 – Kaiser Wilhelm Gedachtniskirche, Berlin

Architects: Franz Schwechten, Egon Eiermann Destroyed in the Second World War, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church by Franz Schwechten was completed in 1895. It was a massive church with six towers and elaborate...

29 January 2010

1963 – Philarmonie, Berlin

Architect: Hans Scharoun, Edgar Wisniewski The Philharmonie was the first of a series of buildings which would create a Kulturforum (including the Kammermusiksaal, Staatsbibliothek, and Neue Nationalgalerie) in an area of Berlin leveled...