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Exhibition: St. Mary's Church in Berlin

 

Berlin's medieval St. Marienkirche is recognised as one of the city's oldest buildings. It was constructed near the Alexanderplatz in the 13th century and, today, serves as the Protestant bishop's see.

According to the outlines provided by the employing architect's office, the desired result was an appealing exhibition that was both cautiously integrated into the listed hall church and expandable.

For the sake of preserving the unique spatial structure, Steeltown has developed a shapely aluminium suspended construction that comfortably nestles to the wall while being non-slip at the same time. The focus is clearly on the exhibits.

 

Employer: Architekturbüro Abri und Raabe
Requirements: Sensitive, listed building; high-quality, expandable exhibition system that is completely self-supporting.
Solution: Modular construction, production and final assembly of a self-supporting suspended construction made from screwed, silver anodised aluminium and powder-coated upright frames made from steel with DB micaceous iron. Non-slip ground grip due to cellular rubber system.