Neue Staatsbibliothek, Hans Scharoun Berlin Building, Kulturforum Project Photos, Design Images
Neue Staatsbibliothek Berlin : Kulturforum Architecture
Library Building Berlin, Germany design by architect Hans Scharoun
page updated 25 Jul 2016 ; 5 Sep 2009
Location: Potsdamer Strasse 33, (Kulturforum) Berlin-Tiergarten
Dates built: 1967-78
Design: Hans Scharoun & Edgar Wisniewski, Architects
Photos © Adrian Welch
Location: Kulturforum, central Berlin, near Potsdamer Platz
Buildings close by include:
Linkstrasse 6 Building by Richard Rogers
Staatsbibliothek Berlin – the old building in the centre of the city
The National Library of Staatsbibliothek Berlin, designed by architect Hans Scharoun and Edgar Wisniewski, is probably the most famous modern library, next to the Phillips Exeter Academy Library, Louis Kahn. It is part of a complex of cultural buildings in Berlin called Kulturforum. Presents a language familiar to the Berlin Philharmonic, also Schauroun work, as opposed to international style exhibited by the Neue Nationalgalerie of Mies van der Rohe. The three buildings comprising the Kulturforum.
It is one of the organs of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation. It was created in 1967 to house some of the books from the Staatsbibliothek who had moved to Berlin during the war to prevent the bombing, and by chance ended up in one of the Western occupation zones after the war.
Location: Potsdamer Strasse 33, Berlin, Germany, western Europe
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