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News about EwaGlos – Glossary of Conservation Terms

News about EwaGlos – Glossary of Conservation Terms

European Illustrated Glossary of Conservation Terms for Wall Paintings and Architectural Surfaces The mobility of conservation specialists in Europe and the tenders of contracts on the European level are increasing at the same speed as the public’s interest in their cultural heritage and the preservation…

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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 1950s master pupil murals in the Academy of Arts on Pariser Platz in Berlin, Germany

When taking the inventory of remaining building parts, the hidden wall murals emerged from the basement as “irretrievable documents in the history of GDR art”. An assessment by the Berlin Monument Authority found them to have high artistic value and to be exceptional examples of the Black Period …

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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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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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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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Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Heilig-Geist-Kapelle), Building and Site Survey

Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Heilig-Geist-Kapelle), Building and Site Survey

Paint and Plaster Investigations, Survey and initial Restoration Concept The Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Heilig-Geist-Kapelle) is the last surviving part of the former Heilig-Geist Hospital in Berlin-Mitte, and is one of the few surviving medieval buildings in the city of Berlin. It is therefore an…

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