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To mark Beethoven's birthday in 2020, the museum will be transformed, giving it a new, contemporary appearance.  The new design for the permanent exhibition is being worked on with a degree of urgency. The starting point and unique framework is the historic collection of buildings, which... more

Prof. Barbara Holzer, Nicole Kämpken
Published in
„Appassionato“ Nr. 40
Date
18/06/2018

To begin with, I’d like to attempt to define the term periphery. Near to the sites of the projects I will present today is a particular European phenomenon, the Hollowcore as defined by Rem Koolhaas. Amsterdam, Brussels, Dortmund, and Cologne define, more or less, the outer boundaries of a... more

by Philip Norman Peterson
Published in
DYNAMICS OF PERIPHERY
Date
27/03/2018

The Humboldt Forum is gigantic. As a consequence, the orientation system inside the building will follow the principles used for public spaces. A uniform architectural corporate design will link the various areas and offerings to one another while creating identities and making the spaces... more

by Barbara Holzer and Nathanaël Gourdin
Published in
Humboldt Forum No 2
Date
27/03/2018

Museums are often perceived as rather antiquated yet the statistics don’t confirm this stereotype since visiting museums is currently the most popular cultural activity in Switzerland. What responsibilities do museums have and in what way do they already fulfil them? In addition to the classical... more

by Barbara Holzer
Published in
DETAIL Inside
Date
02/11/2017

What is architecture?
What can architecture do?
What is your architectural position?
What is your design method?

with Philip Norman Peterson
Published in
www.whatisarchitecture.cc
Date
25/08/2017

Documentation of Seminars and Design Workshops
2009 to today (individual booklets)

Peter Behrens School of Arts (PBSA)
Department of Architecture and Design 
 

by Barbara Holzer and Tanja Kullack
Published in
PBSA Publication
Date
01/05/2017

“If we talk about the scenography of exhibitions, however, we are talking about design with a completely different potency. The scenography is an integral part of the overall concept of the exhibition. The scenography becomes the means by which the aims and the content of the exhibition... more

by Tristan Kobler
Published in
DASA: Szenografie in Ausstellungen und Museen, Band VII
Date
31/01/2016

“The important thing in harrowing locations… is to open up windows for reflection.”
At memorials, the place itself is already a part of the narrative. The courage to leave gaps is necessary. Visitors must have the opportunity to react and interact independently, as Barbara Holzer explains... more

with Barbara Holzer by Yves Kugelmann
Published in
tachles Architektur
Date
29/08/2014

Exhibitions emerge from an interplay between the space and the exhibits. The spatial staging - in scenography as well as in architecture - has an impact on the way people perceive and use it, as Tristan Kobler points out.

with Tristan Kobler by Katharina Marchal
Published in
MODULØR
Date
01/01/2014

“In architecture, beauty is an additional benefit that is there for everyone.”

Tristan Kobler talks about his currents projects, his understanding of architecture, and its power and limits.

with Tristan Kobler
Published in
MODULØR
Date
04/03/2013

The spaces we inhabit influence how we act and how we feel. Architects and urban planners create the constructed worlds that people consciously or unconsciously accept, the places where they spend and enjoy their time. But in just the same way, spaces can emerge that are uninviting, that... more

by Barbara Holzer
Published in
adreizehn
Date
01/02/2013