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Albrechtsburg Meißen / Anniversary exhibition

Albrechtsburg Meißen

Discipline: Interior Architecture

Albrechtsburg Meißen

Discipline: Interior Architecture

The architectural concept envisages the insertion of a third layer into the building: after the original construction and the extension and refurbishment of the building in the 19th century, a third contemporary layer is now added to the building, and it can be clearly distinguished from the historical substance. In fact, the exhibition architecture reflects and reinterprets topics which were already present in the architectural design by Arnold von Westfalen: its orthogonal and sculptural character, its symmetry and asymmetry, its interplay of light and shade, its dimensions. The sculptural presentation elements in the individual rooms show a sensitive interaction with the design of the surrounding interior architecture. The reflective surface of the abstract elements gives them a camouflage effect which blends into the building. The historical design of the rooms, the content of the exhibition and the new architecture combine to create a harmonious visual atmosphere.

Client / Manufacturer

Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen

Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen
Dresden, Germany

Design

Gerhards & Glücker

Gerhards & Glücker
Berlin, Germany

Carsten Gerhards, Andreas Glücker, Dirk Borchering, Christian Geißer, Jan Köpper