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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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Master Plan for Berlinˋs Tiergarten

Master Plan for Berlinˋs Tiergarten

Master plan for dealing with the monuments in the Tiergarten, Berlin n behalf of the Berlin Monument Authority (Landesdenkmalamt Berlin), from 2009 to 2011, Restaurierung am Oberbaum (RAO) developed a master plan for dealing with the monuments in the Tiergarten, Berlin’s oldest and Germany’s third…

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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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Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

With the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, the Wagner and Pohl company created one of the most elaborate two-dimensional church mosaics in the world. Since 2010, RAO specialists have been securing, restoring, and conserving the mosaic surfaces, tessera by tessera …

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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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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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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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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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