“A city within the city” The new Kunsthalle in Mannheim

 

What functions does a contemporary museum have to fulfill? How are these reflected in the architecture? Dipl.-Ing. Architect Nikolaus Goetze, Partner at gmp and Head of the Hamburg, Shanghai, and Hanoi offices, discusses these questions using the example of the new Kunsthalle Mannheim. The public lecture takes place on 27 September from 11:45 to 12:15 at the Bauhaus-Archiv/ Museum für Gestaltung in Berlin. This lecture is given in the context of the conference entitled “Even more museum?!” in preparation for the 100-year anniversary of the Bauhaus.

Date
27 September 2016
Conference: „Noch mehr Museum?!“/“Even more museum?!“
Lecture by Dipl.- Ing. Architect Nikolaus Goetze: 11.45 am to 12.15 am

Venue
Bauhaus-Archiv e.V./ Museum für Gestaltung
Klingelhöferstr. 14
10785 Berlin

Please register here:
www.bauhaus.de

In addition to their function as archives, museum buildings have always been understood to be places of interaction and reflection. Likewise, aesthetic considerations have a high priority, given that the buildings portray their intended purpose to the outside. In celebration of the 100-year anniversary in 2019 of the foundation of the Bauhaus, the public conference of the Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung focuses on the subject of contemporary new museum buildings. The conference takes place on 27 September, from 10:00 to 19:00.

Dipl.-Ing. Architect Nikolaus Goetze, Partner at gmp and Head of the Hamburg, Shanghai, and Hanoi offices, will speak from 11:45 to 12:15 on the diverse conceptual requirements for a 21st century museum. The construction of the Kunsthalle in Mannheim, which is currently being built, is used as a contemporary and succinct example in his lecture entitled “A city within the city”.

Entry is free of charge. Owing to the limited number of seats, we ask for registrations.


Project details
The new Kunsthalle in Mannheim

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