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THE PLAYGROUND PROJECT

9. November 201921. June 2020
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
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BÖHM 100

18. January26. April
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
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INTERIM OPERA FRANKFURT

25. January23. February
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
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DAM Preis 2020

1. February10. May
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
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Satourday

29. February – 11:0015:00
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
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TREASURES FROM THE ARCHIVE .11

Conrad Roland – Spiral skyscraper and rope structures

November 9, 2019 –  January 12, 2020, house-in-house, 2nd floor

Conrad Roland, born in Munich in 1934, was a pioneer in lightweight construction. During the 1960s he created a wealth of sketches and model studies for suspended buildings and three-dimensional nets, in which light cable structures of steel were meant to absorb the main loads. With a donation by Society of the Friends of the DAM, a 120-story spiral skyscraper with a planned height of 440 meters could be acquired. The model shows one of the most original contributions to the suspended building principle. The model lay resting on foam flakes for twenty-four years, in a box stored at a Berlin shipping agency. In 1987 the architect Conrad Roland left Germany and has since lived in Hawaii. Before leaving, he sold his firm, that, since 1972, had produced three-dimensional climbing nets for playgrounds and large structures for horticultural shows and recreation parks.

We are grateful to the Society of Friends of DAM for the purchase of the Spiral Highrise by Conrad Roland.

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THE PLAYGROUND PROJECT

9. November 201921. June 2020
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
+ Google Map

BÖHM 100

18. January26. April
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
+ Google Map

INTERIM OPERA FRANKFURT

25. January23. February
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
+ Google Map

DAM Preis 2020

1. February10. May
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
+ Google Map

Satourday

29. February – 11:0015:00
DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum
Schaumainkai 43
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60594 Deutschland
+ Google Map