Luther’s Death House Museum

The building, which is a Unesco world heritage site, has been extensively restored and extended with a new building to create a museum. Basis for the restoration was the historically documented conversion work completed in 1868.

With its clearly defined cubature and design, the newbuild connecting to the existing building speaks a self-assured and contemporary language. However, with the materiality of the facade and the differentiation between the sections of the building in dimension and height, it subordinates itself to the existing buildings and surroundings.

With its position, the new...

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