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Ortaköy Hotel Project Istanbul/Turkey

Fehime Palace and Hatice Palace – Istanbul, Turkey. Following a sensitive restoration in accordance with the high standards set in historic monument preservation, the palaces will acquire a new function –that of a modern hotel– without hiding their historical origins and use.

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The Duchess Anna Amalia Library, Weimar, Germany

The Duchess Anna Amalia Library (Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek) owns many very high quality plaster busts, some of which are exhibited in the historic reading room. They were saved on the night of the fire of 2 September, 2004, along with the books, manuscripts and paintings …

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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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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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BODE MUSEUM, BERLIN

BODE MUSEUM, BERLIN

As a unique collection of buildings set in an educational environment, Museum Island in Berlin Mitte represents 185 years of museum architecture. The reunification of Germany opened up the historic one-off opportunity of bringing the dispersed collections from the east and west back together …

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The Berlin Neues Museum – East tympanum

The Berlin Neues Museum – East tympanum

Restoration and conservation of the the east tympanum of the Neues Museum ive allegorical figures are depicted in double life-size. The personification of the arts is represented (the art of building construction, the art of sculpture, the art of fine-art painting and the art of…

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