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New Museum of Berlin – The Schievelbein Frieze

The Last Days of Pompeii” was created as a three-quarters-cast figural frieze in Hermann Schievelbein’s workshop, brought in with a method for attaching plaster, and completed in 1851. At roughly 65 metres in length, it was the Neues Museum’s largest single artwork.

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The Anatomic Theatre of Carl Gotthard Langhans in Berlin (Germany)

The Anatomic Theatre of Carl Gotthard Langhans in Berlin (Germany)

Planning and supervision of restoration and restitution of Anatomic Theatre’s facade in Berlin The early classicist building of the veterinarian school is one of the most important historic buildings in Berlin. Built as part of the veterinarian school in 1790, the building features an imposing…

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The Schnütgen Museum in Cologne (Germany)

The Schnütgen Museum in Cologne (Germany)

Appraisal and assessment of level of restoration needed for about 13,750 collectible objects at depot and assessment of restoration needed for displayed collection he Schnütgen Museum is one of the world’s leading museum for art from the Middle Ages. Before the displayed collection and the…

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Restoration and reconstruction of the New Museum in Berlin

Restoration and reconstruction of the New Museum in Berlin

The Niobidensaal [Niobe hall] was only slightly damaged during the war and is one of the most completely retained rooms in the Neues Museum, alongside the Vaterländischen Saal [Fatherland hall], Flachkuppel Saal [Flat dome hall] and Roten Saal [Red hall].

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Mit Herz und Hand

ZDF Dokumentation: Die Retter des neuen Museums in Berlin   Mit Herz und Hand ach fünf Jahren Wiederaufbau wird das Neue Museum in Berlin wieder eröffnet. Der Star-Architekt David Chipperfield hat Berlins schönste Ruine aufwändig restauriert. Berühmtestes Exponat: die Büste der Nofretete. Sie galt als…

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Developing restoration and consolidation procedures for clay architectural findings

Developing restoration and consolidation procedures for clay architectural findings

Archaeological Building Research into the Pre-Columbian Site of Sechin Bajo, Casma, Peru. Developing restoration and consolidation procedures for the clay architectural findings from the Sechín Bajo excavation.

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The Sphinx of pharaoh Hatshepsut in the Egyptian Museum Berlin

The Sphinx of pharaoh Hatshepsut in the Egyptian Museum Berlin

Before the coming new exhibition, a checkup of the condition is to be undertaken and a restorative working-over of the currently damaged sculpture, and the no longer satisfactory supplementations to the general aesthetic image of the whole. The aim of the restoration work is to elaborate all supplementary repair-work and to harmonise the overall aesthetic impression of the original …

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Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Heilig-Geist-Kapelle), Berlin – Conservation and Restoration

Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Heilig-Geist-Kapelle), Berlin – Conservation and Restoration

Conservation and Restoration of the Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Heilig-Geist-Kapelle) The Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Heilig-Geist-Kapelle) on Spandauer Street is the only surviving building of the medieval Heilig-Geist Hospital and is one of the oldest buildings in Berlin. It was erected around 1300…

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