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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In this particular site, the continuation of the urban block facades was considered paramount within the scheme.

Chipperfield has an office here in Berlin, by the way. The interior is defined by daylight and proportion, while solid materials characterise the exterior.

It somehow forces you to kupfervraben unusually quite. I have been there and seen it first hand. As many works of art and installations need specific lights and atmosphere, spaces are smartly adaptable. They are generously proportioned — bringing views of the city into the building as if part of the art collection — and are articulated by folding shutters and frames made of ipe, a tropical wood sustainably sourced and left untreated.


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The most notable other completed project is some apartments he did overlooking a small park area round the back of Potsdamerplatz behind the Sony Centre. Spaces are organized in 5. Notify me of new posts via email. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Cancel reply Enter your comment here But the unconventional brick finish lupfergraben a great texture that you only notice up close.

Kupferrgaben idea is to create a neutral and well proportioned space for working and showing art, our absolute protagonist.

Was here Favorites Mi Guide. 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. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Email Address never made public. Notify me of new comments via email. This site uses cookies.

Creating such a seemingly simple building whilst instilling so much warmth and life is incredibly difficult.

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Skip to content Open Menu architectureinberlin. All details are thought in order to chip in this sense of simple linearity. The interior is defined by daylight and pure lines, with solid materials characterizing the exterior. You are commenting using your WordPress. Two votes for hideous.

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kupfertraben D – Berlin. I went to visit it and it is good. The gallery spaces are lit from the side, and interior folding shutters make it possible to reduce the amount of daylight. It occupies the footprint of a building destroyed in World War II. Chipperfield respects that with no lack of originality: You are commenting using your Twitter account. The surrounding area is a building site at the moment an unavoidable side kkpfergraben of making buildings, I guess so the pictures lack that archi-pornographic quality: The only thing beautiful about the building is its new condition, which is all most laymen see.

Placed in a strategic corner position, that occupies the footprint of a pre-existing building destroyed during the war, the contemporary building reacts to its immediate historic context, referencing the past without replicating 1. While solid, age-resistant materials characterise the exterior, the interior is defined by daylight and proportion. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: