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The Playground Project

Between 1950 and 1980 the playground was a creative laboratory. In the cities of the Global North, innovative, insane and exciting projects emerged: Landscape architects, artists, activists and citizens wanted to provide children with the best place for play and try out a new approach to community and city at the same time.

November 9, 2019 – June 21, 2020, Ground Floor

Paulskirche

In the hope that Frankfurt would become the new German capital, the Paulskirche was rebuilt as a potential seat for the parliament in 1947, having been severely damaged by bombing raids.

September 7, 2019 – February 16, 2020

In Norwegian landscapes

A tradition in Norwegian architecture emphasizes tactile and spatial experiences and reflects the relationship between buildings and landscape. Sensitivity to place, experimental tectonics and profound attention to detail characterize the tradition.

September 14, 2019 – January 19, 2020

DAM Preis 2020 – Finalists

The finalists are announced: Five projects have made it to the final round of the DAM Preis for Architecture in Germany 2020.

Award ceremony and exhibition opening: Fri, January 31, 2020, 7 p.m. Exhibition: February 1st – May 10, 2020, 3rd floor

Friends of DAM

Supporting friends. Gladly. 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?

Exhibitions


PAULSKIRCHE – A MONUMENT UNDER PRESSURE

7. September 201916. February 2020
In the hope that Frankfurt would become the new German capital, the Paulskirche was rebuilt as a pot...

IN NORWEGIAN LANDSCAPES

14. September 201919. January 2020
A tradition in Norwegian architecture emphasizes tactile and spatial experiences and reflects the re...

THE PLAYGROUND PROJECT

9. November 201921. June 2020
Between 1950 and 1980 the playground was a creative laboratory. In the cities of the Global North, i...

BÖHM 100

18. January26. April
Between 1950 and 1980 the playground was a creative laboratory. In the cities of the Global North, i...

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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.

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Events


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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.

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News


DAM Architectural Book Award 2019 für die zehn besten Architekturbücher verliehen

DAM Architectural Book Award 2019 für die zehn besten Architekturbücher verliehen

Die Frankfurter Buchmesse und das Deutsche Architekturmuseum (DAM) verleihen zum elften Mal den gemeinsam initiierten internationalen DAM Architectural Book Award. Sämtliche Preisträger werden vom 16. – 20. Oktober 2019 auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse präsentiert (Halle 4.1, Zentrum Bild, Stand K 109).

Projekt “Respekt” in Münster ist “Haus des Jahres 2019”

Projekt “Respekt” in Münster ist “Haus des Jahres 2019”

Zum neunten Mal lobte der Callwey Verlag in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Deutschen Architekturmuseum (DAM) und den Partnern InformationsZentrum Beton, Hofquartier, dem Verband Privater Bauherren e.V. sowie dem Magazin Baumeister den Wettbewerb „Häuser des Jahres – die besten Einfamilienhäuser“ aus. Den mit 10.000 Euro dotierten ersten Preis gewann hehnpohl architektur bda aus Münster, für das Projekt „Respekt“ in Münster.

Sonderführung zum Gewinner des Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019

Sonderführung zum Gewinner des Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019

Das DAM gratuliert Saif Ul Haque, der mit seinem Projekt einer schwimmenden Schule, dem Arcadia Education Project, den diesjährigen Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019 gewonnen hat und bietet zur Feier dieses Ereignisses am 11. September 2019, 18-19 Uhr eine Sonderführung durch die Ausstellung "Bengal Stream" an.

DAM Preis 2020 – Shortlist steht fest!

DAM Preis 2020 – Shortlist steht fest!

Aus rund 100 Nominierungen hat die Jury jetzt 26 Projekte für die Shortlist zum DAM Preis 2020 ausgewählt – auffallend viele interessante Bauten befinden sich im ländlichen Raum.

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Collections


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.

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