Architects: wurm + wurm. New photos of this transfiguration and new construction of a production hall near Dresden, 2009: the original building is clad on all sides with a facade of stainless steel shingles and translucent materials.
Design: Daniel Libeskind, architect
New photos of Germany’s largest museum, focused on the German Armed Forces. The five-storey extension, a14,500-ton wedge of concrete and steel, cuts through the former arsenal’s structural order.
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Design: wurm+wurm architekten. This project is a renewal of an empty 1980s building: the architects re-modeled the precast concrete production facility into a modern, flexible office and workshop building.
Dresdner Zwinger is an East German palace building in the Baroque style designed by court architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann. It served as the orangery, exhibition gallery and festival arena of the Dresden Court.
With its Gläserne Manufaktur, Volkswagen became the first manufacturer to realise a production concept linking processes of classical industrial automobile production and fine craftsmanship: the result is the VW luxury class limo Phaeton manufactured in handwork.
Energy from the Earth: With its establishment in 1992 the Forschungszentrum Dresden – Rossendorf took over the task of developing a modern, internationally competitive research institution at this location. For this purpose steps had to be initiated to modernize buildings and infrastructure in order to run them on a commercially viable basis.
Foster + Partners are masters of the one-liner. With some of the practice’s buildings you are left wanting some greater complexity or richness, but in the case of the restoration of the Dresden Hauptbahnhof, one of the most impressive late nineteenth century railway stations, the key move is of an apparent simplicity one which belies a complexity that is both surprising and highly effective.
Centre for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) at the Technical University Dresden Interdisciplinary research and space for communication: the Centre for Regenerative Therapies Dresden carries out interdisciplinary research in the field of stem cell and regeneration.