Federal Chancellery Berlin, Bundeskanzleramt Building, Project, Photo, Axel Schultes Design, Image
Federal Chancellery Berlin
Bundeskanzleramt: Key Architecture Development in Berlin, Germany – design by Axel Schultes & Charlotte Frank
5 Sep 2009
Location: Bundeskanzleramt, Willy-Brandt-Strasse 1, Tiergarten
Date built: 1997-2001
Design: Axel Schultes & Charlotte Frank
Architectural style: Postmodern architecture
Photos © Adrian Welch
The German Federal Chancellery is a federal agency serving the executive office of the Chancellor, the head of the German federal government, currently Angela Merkel.
Annual budget: 62.75 million EUR (2015)
The German Federal Chancellery (German: Bundeskanzleramt) is a federal agency serving the executive office of the Chancellor, the head of the German federal government, currently Angela Merkel. The Chancellery’s primary function is to assist the Chancellor in coordinating the activities of the federal government. The chief of the Chancellery (Chef des Bundeskanzleramtes) holds the rank of either a Secretary of State (Staatssekretär) or a Federal Minister (Bundesminister), currently held by Peter Altmaier.
The architectural competition for the new Chancellery was won by Berlin-based architects Axel Schultes and Charlotte Frank with a spectacular award-winning design which included the surrounding complex of buildings. The Chancellery ranks as among the most impressive structures in this new government quarter, and is the largest government headquarters in the world – eight times larger than Washington’s White House.
Address: Willy-Brandt-Straße 1, 10557 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 182722720
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