New museum in Germany debuts with triangular-shaped fragment

10/26/2011 | ·

Daniel Libeskind's redesign of the building that houses the Museum of Military History in Dresden, Germany, features an additional five-story triangular-shaped fragment made of 14,500 tons of concrete and other material. "This wedge deliberately interrupts the horizontal chronology of the building, exactly between exhibits on World War I and World War II," he explained. "It is a fundamental interruption because history has fundamentally turned at this point." Concrete is also the predominant material of his Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, in Hong Kong.

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