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City Museum Kassel

Awarded design for an open 2-phase competition with Gunda Schulz, 2009

The design proposes a new tower at the end of the museums side street wing, that respects the historic ensemble while forming a new building accent in the background. It contains a showroom, that can also be used as a second event entrance or educational area, two temporary exhibition spaces as well as a little café and event hall at its top. A second extension in the triangle sunken courtyard provides a new exhibition space at the basement, and offers a rooftop terrace that gives new outside qualities to the foyer and offices placed at the ground floor.

City Museum Kassel
Side street facade Ansicht_Wilhelmstrasse_oT Side street facade
Ground floor – Foyer, showroom and offices Grundrisse_M100_PR _ 5. EG_fina Ground floor – Foyer, showroom and offices
First floor – Exhibition spaces Grundrisse_M100_PR _ 8. OG1_fin First floor – Exhibition spaces
Second floor – Exhibition spaces Grundrisse_M100_PR _ 11. OG2_fi Second floor – Exhibition spaces
Third floor – Café and educational area Grundrisse_M100_PR _ 13. OG3_fi Third floor – Café and educational area
Fourth floor – Event hall Grundrisse_M100_PR _ 16. OG4_fi Fourth floor – Event hall
Basement – Exhibition space and serving rooms Grundrisse_M100_PR _ 2. UG_fina Basement – Exhibition space and serving rooms
Section – Tower and courtyard, extension and historic building part Längsschnitt_Hof_oT Section – Tower and courtyard, extension and historic building part
Light study for exhibition spaces – Existing building Lichtpicto_AB Light study for exhibition spaces – Existing building
Light study for exhibition space – Courtyard extension Lichtpicto_NB Hof Light study for exhibition space – Courtyard extension
Light study for exhibition space – Tower extension Lichtpicto_NB Turm Light study for exhibition space – Tower extension
Facade detail Detailansicht_200dpi Facade detail