Book - The Reconstruction of Berlin Palace. Arcade, Architecture and Sculpture (EN)

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3.000 Figurative Sculptures ans Reliefs
22.000 Sandstone Blocks
750 Metres of Restored Façades
3,5 Million Bricks

Encounter the architecture and sculptural work of Andreas Schlüter’s masterful façades and those of his successor Eosander von Göthe in breath-taking new photographs by Leo Seidel: the restored Berlin Palace in the centre of the capital is both a monument to the Baroque building and a vibrant new city complex for culture. With the palace, the urban reference point for the historic centre of the city between the boulevard Unter den Linden and the Spree Island has returned. The magnificent photographs and multifaceted texts by authors who, as participants in this major project, look behind the scenes, tell of the diversity and significance of the Baroque sandstone façades, their technical and handcrafted reconstruction, and the architectural conception of the building.

  • Published by Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss
  • Contributions by Hans-Dieter Hegner, Kathrin Lange, Bernd Wolfgang Lindemann, Franco Stella, Peter Stephan, Bernhard Wolter
  • Photographs by Leo Seidel
  • Hirmer Verlag
  • 24 x 30 cm, hardcover
  • 160 pages, 226 colour illustrations
  • ISBN 978-3-7774-3217-5
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