Start of construction for Berlin’s new Museum of Modern Art
In December 2019, the construction site for the new Berlin Museum of Modern Art was officially opened with a ground-breaking ceremony. We are delighted to be part of this project – Werner Sobek is in charge of the structural and facade engineering of the new art gallery. Berlin’s brand new “Museum of the 20th Century” is intended to join forces with the neighbouring New National Gallery by Mies van der Rohe to form a single, collaborative entity with a common function and a shared thematic orientation. Due to a lack of space, over the past decades many of the National Gallery’s important collections could only been exhibited in part. The extension building will allow these collections to be shown together in their entirety on permanent display for the very first time. The design by the Swiss architectural firm Herzog and de Meuron envisages a four-storey building with a gable roof and brick elements.
Further information on the project and on the ground-breaking ceremony can be found at: