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Refurbishment in Architecture

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Museum Rüsselsheim / Heinrich Böll Architekt

  • 00:00 - 10 January, 2012
Museum Rüsselsheim / Heinrich Böll Architekt
Museum Rüsselsheim / Heinrich Böll Architekt, © Thomas Mayer 
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  • Architects

    Heinrich Böll BDA DWB 
  • Location

    Rüsselsheim, Germany
  • Structural Engineer

    Imagine structure, Frankfurt
  • Mechanical Engineer

    ZWP, Wiesbaden
  • Fire Engineering

    BSCON Brandschutzconsult GmbH, Essen
  • Client

    City of Rüsselsheim
  • Project Year


Text description provided by the architects. The restored remains of the Rüsselsheim Fortress have become the new home of the city's municipal museum. The museum first opened in the 1970s and has now been completely rebuilt.

© Thomas Mayer 
© Thomas Mayer 

A new staircase leads the visitors to the upper floor where they reach the main exhibition room. A newly added rooflight supplies ample daylight.

© Thomas Mayer 
© Thomas Mayer 

We chose a limited number of different materials for this project. Next to the historic natural stone masonry we added an oak floor. Furthermore, we kept new structural elements in a simplistic white, while using dark gray painted steel for technical additions such as the elevator, doors and the main staircase.

© Thomas Mayer 
© Thomas Mayer 

The architectural design makes the old house a perfect host for the new exhibition.

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© Thomas Mayer 

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