Forschungszentrum Dresden Rossendorf

Forschungszentrum Dresden – Rossendorf Building

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.

Dresden Station Building Renewal

Dresden Station Building Redevelopment

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.