Tag archive for Conservation Restoration

European Hansemuseum Lübeck

European Hansemuseum Lübeck

Integration of an archaeological excavation area into the European Hansemuseum in Lübeck n the historic centre of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck, which has been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, a museum area for the history of the Hanseatic League – The European…

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Tower ruin of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Tower ruin of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Mappings of the building materials and their condition as well as restoration reference areas on the tower ruin of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin s an important preliminary step to the planned restoration measures at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in the district…

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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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Proyecto Arqueologico Sechín Bajo Casma, Peru

Proyecto Arqueologico Sechín Bajo Casma, Peru

The Casma Valley is the valley of ritual buildings: There is no other valley in Peru where such a large number of such enormous groups of buildings stand this close together – the oldest among them were erected about 5600 years ago …

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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 Berlin – Conservation-Restoration of Ceiling Wallpapers

New Museum Berlin – Conservation-Restoration of Ceiling Wallpapers

Reconstruction and conservation of the Neues Museum Berlin, conservation-restoration of the ceiling and architrave wallpapers from the Mythological Room he original ceiling and architrave wallpapers in the Neues Museum’s Mythological Room arose in 1852 from a design by Richard Lepsius. The images originally depicted the…

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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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