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Architecture of Bavaria

18 April 2013

1845 – Rathaus, Fürth, Bavaria

Architect: Georg Friedrich Christian Bürklein & Eduard Bürklein Constructed inin 1840-50 by Georg Friedrich Christian Bürklein with the help of Eduard Bürklein, both students of Friedrich von Gärtner. The 55metre Italianate tower is...

23 March 2013

1596 – Fembo House City Museum, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Constructed between 1591 and 1596, Nuremberg’s only surviving large late Renaissance merchant’s house has been serving as a municipal museum since 1953. It offers an insight into the life of a wealthy Nuremberg...

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

2001 – Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Günther Domenig In summer 1998, Nuremberg city issued an architectural competition for the design of a Documentation Centre on the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds. No easy task for the architects –...

19 January 2010

1999 – State Museum for Art and Design, Nuremberg, Bavaria

Architect: Volker Staab Fine modern building which is tucked away off one of the main streets of the city. By having a restrained stone facade where the streetscape demands it, the Museum’s reflective,...

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...

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.

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...