Am Kupfergraben 10, Germany, Gallery – design by David Chipperfield Architects – Museum Island, photos, German project, Berlin building, Am Kupfergraben The four-storey gallery building is located on the Kupfergraben canal, a remarkable site overlooking the Lustgarten and Berlin’s Museum Island. The Am Kupfergraben 10 gallery overlooks the Museum Island in Berlin. The city’s typical block opens up into a white cube filled with art.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It occupies the footprint of a building destroyed in World War II.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts khpfergraben email. In contrast to a museum, the intention is to create good spaces, where one can live, work, or show art – in a townhouse dedicated to the arts, where it is not isolated from the world, but directly related to the cultural heart of the city.

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The location is unique in that it is where the urban block pattern typical of Berlin comes to an end and is replaced by a collection of large-scale independent structures. Was here Favorites Mi Guide.

In part this is because. Notify me of new posts via email. Wonder what you will all make of what Chipperfield has designed for us in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Furniture clearly follows the same idea: While solid, age-resistant materials characterise the exterior, the interior is defined by daylight and proportion.


You are commenting using kuppfergraben WordPress. We prefer you log in when posting a comment. Spaces are organized in 5. More projects in Berlin. It somehow forces you to be unusually quite.

Notify me of new comments via email. How to get there? The gallery spaces are lit from the kupferraben, and interior folding shutters make it possible to reduce the amount of daylight.

But I need to get some more information on the non-visual side of the building, like floorplans and construction etc. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Chipperfield has an office here in Berlin, by the way.

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Two votes for hideous. The interior is defined by daylight and pure lines, with solid materials characterizing the exterior. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Chipperfield respects that with no lack of originality: Kjpfergraben me of new comments via email. To be blunt, Chipperfield is a pretentious pasticheur of infinitely superior predecessors, particularly Louis Kahn.

The gallery building provides well-proportioned rooms for art to be shown, but also for living and working in: Previous Post Critical of Reconstruction. Throughout the 4 storeys the floor plan varies depending on the formation of the volume and the window openings.


But the unconventional brick finish has a great texture that you only notice up close. The rooms are side-lit from different directions and daylight is controlled by adjustable panels, while artificial lights run unnoticed on the ceiling.

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The surrounding area is a building site at the moment an unavoidable side effect of making buildings, I guess so the pictures lack that archi-pornographic quality: This site uses cookies. Those who expect a bit more from a modern design, like a masterful play of light and shadow, or sublime geometry and proportion, will find little here.

It is a contemporary building that reacts to its immediate historic context, referencing the past without replicating it. You can ad links, video’s and even use some HTML! My own brief post and images kupfeergraben. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

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