Neues Museum Friederike von Rauch/David Chipperfield

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Edited by: Andres Lepik German, English 2009, 96 Pages, 43 Ills. Hardcover 288mm x 246mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-2376-3
German, English Februar 2011, 96 Pages, 43 Ills. Hardcover 290mm x 247mm
ISBN: 978-6-70572376-5

Berlin-based photographer Friederike von Rauch uses an analog camera to produce her images of landscapes and buildings. The poetic, lucid photographs in her latest project document the restoration the Neues Museum, centerpiece of the Museum Island in Berlin, which was badly damaged during World War II.The British architect David Chipperfield was commissioned to transform the ruin back into a functional museum. His plans were controversial, but the spectacular results show that he was right. Starting from a conservational approach, Chipperfield preserved the Neoclassical lines while at the same time creating modern spaces of amazing elegance. Friederike von Rauch accompanies the exciting final stage of the renovation work, capturing David Chipperfield’s determination to reveal historical breaches while reconciling them with the demands of a contemporary museum.Friederike von Rauch (*1967) lives in Berlin.Berlin-based photographer Friederike von Rauch uses an analog camera to produce her images of landscapes and buildings. Friederike von Rauch (*1967) lives in Berlin.Berlin-based photographer Friederike von Rauch uses an analog camera to produce her images of landscapes and buildings.

Berlin-based photographer Friederike von Rauch uses an analog camera to produce her images of landscapes and buildings. The poetic, lucid photographs in her latest project document the restoration the Neues Museum, centerpiece of the Museum Island in Berlin, which was badly damaged during World War II.The British architect David Chipperfield was commissioned to transform the ruin back into a functional museum. His plans were controversial, but the spectacular results show that he was right. Starting from a conservational approach, Chipperfield preserved the Neoclassical lines while at the same time creating modern spaces of amazing elegance. Friederike von Rauch accompanies the exciting final stage of the renovation work, capturing David Chipperfield’s determination to reveal historical breaches while reconciling them with the demands of a contemporary museum.Friederike von Rauch (*1967) lives in Berlin.Berlin-based photographer Friederike von Rauch uses an analog camera to produce her images of landscapes and buildings. Friederike von Rauch (*1967) lives in Berlin.Berlin-based photographer Friederike von Rauch uses an analog camera to produce her images of landscapes and buildings.