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Hans Scharoun

29 January 2010

1987 – Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Architect: Hans Scharoun, Edgar Wisniewski The construction of the Kammermusiksaal (chamber music hall) in 1987 completed Hans Scharoun’s concept for the Kulturforum almost thirty years after construction had started on the Philharmonie in...

29 January 2010

1978 – Staatsbibliothek, Berlin

Architect: Hans Scharoun, Edgar Wisniewski In 1964, Hans Scharoun won the competition for the Prussian State Library with this design. However, he died before completion and the building was finished by his student...

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...

15 January 2010

Scharoun, Hans (1893-1972)

Hans Scharoun was born in Bremen, Germany in 1893. He received his early architectural education at the Technical University Berlin-Charlottenburg from 1912-14. After World War I helped reconstruct East Prussia – a work...