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Liquidrom in Tempodrom

GMP - Von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

Europa | Berlino

After changing location twice in the last twenty years, Berlin’s new Tempodrom finally opened at the end of 2001, as a permanent structure on the site of the former railway station, Anhalter Bahnhof. The new building returns to the old definition of an accessible public area around a central pavilion. The urban planning concepts of openness and public utility are expressed in the spacious architectural design of the new Tempodrom. A sweeping flight of stairs on the north side widens out into the large glazed ground floor foyer. The staircase proceeds to a wood clad roof terrace and then descends to the former platforms.
The most striking feature from the outside is the 37 m roofing of the Large Arena which allows daylight into the interior through its glazed opening at the top. This soaring tent structure is an unmistakable landmark in the heterogeneous urban landscape, both beacon...

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