DOUBLE BILL: WIEL ARETS & HG MERZ

Herzliche Einladung zu den Veranstaltungen der Städelschule!


the Architecture Class presents:

The New Museum?
a series of lectures and events addressing the contemporary status of the museum as a cultural institution and architectural type.
In the Summer Semester 2007, The Architecture Class invites to a series of lectures and events focusing on the role of the contemporary museum in our culture. The lectures and events accompany ongoing work in the Architectural Class for a series of museum proposals for the Rhein-Main region in Germany.


DOUBLE BILL:

Wiel Arets, Wiel Arets Architects: Projects
Thursday, 14 June, 18h, Aula

HG Merz, HG Merz Architekten/Museumsgestalter: Projects
Thursday, 14 June, 19h, Aula

Alle Veranstaltungen der Architekturklasse finden in englischer Sprache statt.

On Thursday June 14, the Architecture Class presents the Dutch architect, Wiel Arets, and the German architect and museum designer, HG Merz. The two lecture back-to-back on their own work, and the lectures are followed by a short discussion.

Among Wiel Arets’ work is the 2005 Filmmuseum Amsterdam NL (competition) and 2006 - 2004 Gallery Borzo Amsterdam NL (completed). HG Merz counts numerous prestigious museum projects to his portfolio, including the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart and the Old National Gallery in Berlin.

The Städelschule Architecture Class Lecture Series is supported by the Architekten- und Stadtplanerkammer Hessen.