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Karl Friedrich Schinkel

28 January 2010

1828 – Altes Museum, Berlin

Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel A monumental collonade of Ionic columns creates the facade of this prominent museum that was built opposite the king’s palace. This created a fine public garden with the palace,...

28 January 2010

1818 – Neue Wache, Berlin

Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel This was the first of Schinkel’s great works and was completed shortly after he was appointed a senior advisor to the king. A sternly classical building, the guardhouse (Neue...

30 June 2009

Theophil von Hansen (1813-91)

Baron Theophil Edvard von Hansen (original Danish name: Theophilus Hansen) was a Danish architect who later became an Austrian citizen. He became particularly well-known for his buildings and structures in Vienna, and is...