State Museum of Archaeology Chemnitz

State Museum of Archaeology Chemnitz

Architect
Auer Weber

Knerer und Lang Architekten GmbH
Location
Chemnitz, Germany | View Map
Project Year
2014
Category
Museums
© Aldo Amoretti

State Museum of Archaeology Chemnitz

Auer Weber as Architects

The former Schocken department store by Erich Mendelsohn will be converted to a museum. Theconversion adopts and accentuates the existing architectural vocabulary. So that the diligently restored band facade must not be darkened for exhibitions, repetitive bays with natural daylight will be developed on the upper levels. The walls installed in the exhibition spaces do not connect to the structural beams so as to maintain the spatial ambience. A new centrally located stair-ramp construction connects all exhibition levels. (In association with knerer and lang Architects, Dresden) Auer Weber, Stuttgart

 

Material Used :
Facade cladding: Natural stone, Kelheimer Auerkalkstein, refurbished, Sächsiche Sandsteinwerke Pirna

Flooring: 
Ground floor + 5th floor (event area): Poured asphalt
Staircase: Terrazzo flooring
1st – 4th floor (exhibition area): Rubber flooring, Noraplan Uni
6th-7th floor (office area): Carpet flooring, fleeceFabromont Arena

Doors + Windows: Wooden windows, Refurbished and rebuilt, Schreinerei Wagner, Niederwürschnitz
Roofing: Glass roof courtyard, custom made, Metallbau Worsch Liebenau
Interior furniture: Built-in furniture customized

Project Credits
Product Spec Sheet

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Rubber flooringnora
Wooden windowsSchreinerei Wagner
Product Spec Sheet
Rubber flooring
noraplan® uni by nora
Wooden windows
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