New construction of the Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism at Königsplatz in Munich. Permanent ­exhibition, temporary exhibition, seminar rooms, conference room, ­library, administration

Munich Documentation Center for the history of National Socialism

Procedure: design competition including preceding ­application procedure, 2009

Rank: 1st prize

Completion: 2014

Gross floor space: 5,000 m²

Gross cubic content: 21,000 m³

Client: City of Munich

Built on the premises of the former NSDAP headquarters, the Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism is a fragmentary reminder of the earlier urban-architectural situation between Königsplatz and Karolinenplatz without reviving, however, the once symmetrical arrangement of buildings on both sides of Brienner Straße. On the contrary: rebuilding on the premises of the “Brown House” adds an...

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