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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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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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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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German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) model project “Glazed brick and terra-cotta”

German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) model project “Glazed brick and terra-cotta”

Participation in “glazed brick” project groupof the German Federal Environmental Foundation Project sponsor Norddeutsches Zentrum für Materialkunde von Kulturgut (ZMK) e. V. Participation Participation in “glazed brick” project group – a research project initiated by the Norddeutschen Zentrum für Materialkunde von Kulturgut e.V. [North German…

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Development and application of a method to remove colored copper compounds from marble

Development and application of a method to remove colored copper compounds from marble

Development of an innovative solution to remove colored copper compounds from environmentally damaged marble; for example, the Haydn-Mozart-Beethoven-Monument at in Berlin-Tiergarten Project Management RESTAURIERUNG AM OBERBAUM GMBH (RAO) Berlin Eligibility period May 2001 – March 2003 Results A simple and cost effective procedure to remove…

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