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DAM Preis 2023

The DAM Preis for Architecture in Germany 2023 has been awarded to AUER WEBER for the Extension of Starnberg District Office.


With this exhibition, the DAM is a guest at the Hessenpark Open-Air Museum – extendet until 2 April 2023  – visitors are able to view 70 remarkable examples of architecture in Europe that show the qualities that can be discovered in architecture in the countryside.

DAM Ostend

Since 29 January, we have been located in the interim premises of DAM Ostend at Henschelstraße 18! Due to exhibition renovations, DAM Ostend is closed up to and including 15 September. From 16 September, the exhibition ADAPTIVE ARCHITECTURE. Building Upon the Existing. We look forward to your visit.

Plan. Werk. Stadt.

Even building culture education does not have to be dispensed with in times of DAM reconstruction! Whether on site in the interim DAM Ostend quarter, at the Lego construction site in the Orangerie in Günthersburgpark or mobile in schools, in the city and on the web – equipped with ideas and material, we will visit you wherever you need us.

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The Gesellschaft der Freunde des Deutschen Architekturmuseums e.V. (Friends of DAM) was founded in 1985 and supports DAM in the realization of its public duties, both in ideal form and materially. Can we count on you too?


Nice out here. Architecture in rural aereas

27. March 20222. April 2023
Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark
Increasingly, attention is being paid to rural regions as a center of life. They are places to live ...

PAULSKIRCHE. Demokratie, Debatte, Denkmal

28. June 202231. December 2030
Frankfurter Paulskirche
Die Frankfurter Paulskirche gilt als eines der wichtigsten Demokratiedenkmale Deutschlands. US-Präs...

DAM Preis 2023

28. January1. May
DAM Ostend
Since 2007, the DAM Prize for Architecture has been awarded annually to outstanding buildings in Ger...

Exhibitions OnTour

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Bauwelt Award. First Works

24. March30. April


13. May2. July
The European Architectural Photography Prize architekturbild has been awarded every two years since ...

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Symposium: Das Material der Stadt – Baustoff als Ressource

13. February – 18:0021:00
DAM Ostend
Die Baustoffe sind die Grundlage nachhaltigen Bauens. Sie bestimmen die Lebensdauer, den Energieverb...

Rom. Barocke Überraschungen

14. March20. March
Die dynamisierte Form. Mit einem Tagesausflug nach Tivoli. Studienreise konzipiert und geführt von ...

From primitive hut to skyscraper

A journey through architectural history

The DAM’s permanent exhibition on the second floor of the museum boasts Germany’s most comprehensive collection of panoramic models on architectural history. 24 largescale models impressively illustrate the evolution of the environment as shaped by humans.





Die Finalistengruppe des DAM Preis 2022 bilden vier Projekte aus den Bereichen Kultur und Bildung, Forschung, Arbeit sowie Wohnen.

DAM Architectural Book Award 2021 – the prize winners have been determined!

DAM Architectural Book Award 2021 – the prize winners have been determined!

The Frankfurt Book Fair and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) are presenting the jointly initiated International DAM Architectural Book Award for the thirteenth time.

Stellenausschreibung: Sachbearbeiter_in (w/m/d) Verwaltung und Finanzen

Stellenausschreibung: Sachbearbeiter_in (w/m/d) Verwaltung und Finanzen

Im Deutschen Architekturmuseum (DAM) finden jährlich rund 15 wechselnde Ausstellungen zu Architektur und Städtebau sowie über 400 Veranstaltungen statt. Wesentliche Bestandteile des Museumsprogramms sind die Architekturvermittlung, ein Archiv sowie eine...

Das Deutsche Architekturmuseum (DAM) ab Oktober 2021 im Umbau / Interimsquartier “DAM Ostend” und Vorschau Ausstellungen 2022

Das Deutsche Architekturmuseum (DAM) ab Oktober 2021 im Umbau / Interimsquartier “DAM Ostend” und Vorschau Ausstellungen 2022

Nach einem 1. Bauabschnitt im Jahr 2010 steht ab Oktober 2021 der 2. Teil einer umfangreichen energetischen Ertüchtigung und Brandschutzsanierung für das Deutsche Architekturmuseum an, das 1984 im Zuge des Gesamtkonzeptes „Museumsufer“ nach dem Entwurf des Architekten Oswald Mathias Ungers erbaut wurde.

One Room. One Building. One City.

The DAM for kids and young people

Architecture is not self-explanatory. The significance of architecture merits interpretation and comment. Be it searching for traces in the urban space, a journey through time in the permanent exhibition “From primitive hut to sky-scraper”, or as a master builder on the LEGO building site — the aim of the museum’s educational events is to help people discover the world that’s on the doorstep, finetune their (aesthetic) perception and understand the language of architecture.

Stadtteildetektive  Foto: DAM


DAM collection

Plan and model collection – a treasure trove is opened

DAM library

More than 80,000 volumes and essays on architecture accessible

Digital model collection

Digital archive

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum has a large and international collection of testimonials of important architects, mostly from the 20th century, which is constantly expanding. Around 50 works archives, prebends and estates, were handed over to the DAM, which owns more than 200,000 plans and drawings, about 35,000 photographs and about 1,300 models, a significant international collection. The architectural model collection with works by Rem Koolhaas, Frei Otto, Rob Krier, Aldo Rossi, Oswald Mathias Ungers a.o., is one of the most important in the world.