The Concrete Cathedral of Neviges
Deutsches Architekturmuseum is celebrating the 100th birthday of the architect Gottfried Böhm with a focus exhibition dedicated to one of his best-known buildings – the Pilgrimage Church in Neviges: Built of exposed concrete, the ensemble dates from Böhm’s brutalist period and was built between 1963 and 1968. In 1986 Gottfried Böhm became the first German architect to win the Pritzker Prize, the Nobel Prize of architecture. His sketches, as well as the legacy of his father Dominikus Böhm, form part of the DAM’s collection. Following on from the comprehensive exhibitions dedicated to both the Böhms in 2005 and 2006, the museum is now marking the centenary by supplementing this retrospective with a look forward – all the more fitting since the church in Neviges is currently being given a new roof covering that uses innovative textile-reinforced concrete technology.
0Press Tour: Fr, January 17, 2020, 10 a.m.
Opening: Fr, January 17, 2020, 7 p.m. DAM Auditorium
Exhibition: January 18 – April 26, 2020
Impressions of the exhibition at the DAM
Press images – free of charge for the unique, purely editorial use in the direct context and over the duration of the exhibition BÖHM 100 until April 26, 2020, mentioning the author/copyrights.