Gallery: Daniel Libeskind’s New Glass Wedge Addition Dramatically Bisec...

 
Libeskind’s addition commemorates the reopening of the war museum, after a 22 year closure. The neo-classical building was originally an arsenal for the German Armed forces, so Libeskind designed the angular wedge to symbolize the grave disruption in German military history by the Nazi era.

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  1. AprilRain October 1, 2011 at 7:57 am

    More vulgar shape-making from Libeskind, arguably the world’s worst, most over-rated architect. Libeskind’s tenuous claim to fame has nothing to do with great design, but rather his hostile defacement of fine traditional architecture with meaningless and intellectually empty wedges and shards. No surprise that this talentless charlatan and fraud who was fired from the World Trade Center project paid another architect to design his own home.

  2. lazyreader September 30, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    The museum seems to have developed a horrendous steel and glass tumor. Deconstructivism is nothing more than the plaything of intellectual impostors and academics. The sharpened protrusion is invasive and very uninspiring as if like a knife blade attacking people to keep them at bay. It begs the question as to why we spend so much money on buildings that are so deliberately anti-social. But complaining about ‘starchitects’ is similar to complaining about over hyped handbags, both are luxury goods whose price has more to do with people who have more money than they do sense.

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