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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...

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...

20 September 2012

1877 – The Von Tiele-Winckler Mansion, Regentenstrasse, Berlin

Architect: Ebe & Benda From the 1820s onwards, members of Berlin`s middle class moved in increasing numbers to Friedrichstadt and built two to four-storey villas with large and decorative gardens. The area subsequently...

14 September 2012

1878 – Reichsbank, Berlin, Germany

Architect: Friedrich Hitzig Design for the new Imperial Bank or Reichsbank. Destroyed in 1945. Published in The Builder, June 23rd 1877.

24 February 2011

1873 – Design for Parliament, Berlin, Germany

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

29 January 2010

1999 – Jewish Museum, Berlin

Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind The Jewish Museum Berlin (Jüdisches Museum Berlin) covers two millennia of German Jewish history. It consists of two buildings, one the old Kollegienhaus, a former courthouse, built in the...

29 January 2010

2003 – Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

Architect: I.M. Pei Prior to reunification, Chancellor, Helmut Kohl decided to present Berlin with a new history museum. It was to be built on the bend of the River Spree opposite the Reichstag...

29 January 2010

2003 – Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus, Berlin

Architect: Stephan Braunfels With reunification came the need for institutions to accompany the parliament. Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus was built on the banks of the Spree to house the library and Reference and Research Services of...

29 January 2010

2001 – Paul-Löbe-Haus, Berlin

Architect: Stephan Braunfels After the Bundestag moved back to Berlin, buildings had to be constructed to contain supporting services. Paul-Löbe-Haus, built alongside the Reichstag houses the committees of the Bundestag. The building has...

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