Böhm 100: Set of Postcards
Nine sights of the Wallfahrtskirchte “Maria, Königin des Friedens” as set of postcards with a banderole.
The Pilgrimage Church in Neviges is being presented more comprehensively than ever before in a highly concentrated exhibition staged around the DAM’s Auditorium. The church is one of the most important works by Gottfried Böhm, who won the cherished Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1986. Innovative maintenance work is currently being conducted on the concrete of the Brutalist edifice. The archive of Gottfried Böhm’s project plans has been part of the DAM Collection since 2004.
Böhm will celebrate his 100th birthday on January 23, 2020.
This set of postcards can also be purchased from the museum ticket office for € 5.
Herausgegeben von Peter Cachola Schmal, Yorck Förster, Christina Gräwe und Joachim MIldner
The Tokyo firm Tezuka Architects, headed by Takaharu and Yui Tezuka, is enjoying an increasingly international reputation for its refined blend of traditional and contemporary Japanese aesthetics, developing solutions which seem refreshingly unconventional while remaining anchored in the scale and needs of everyday life. (The names of their recent projects – ‘Roof House’, ‘Wall-less House’ and ‘Sky House’ – convey the flavor and feel of this amalgam.) Tezuka buildings often sport such features as large sliding-door fronts and verandas, and make particular use of wood and lightweight steel in order to effect a smooth back-and-forth flow between building and environment. In this respect their buildings call to mind centuries-old Japanese architectural tradition, which is absorbed into present day developments in design and construction technologies. Large public buildings such as the Fuji kindergarten and the Natural History Museum in Matsunoyama demonstrate the popularity of this synthesis.
von Annette Becker, Peter Cachola Schmal