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High angle shot on interior hall of Paulskirche with yellow filter, on cover of 'Paulskirche, A Political Story of Architecture', by Avedition Gmbh.


A Political Story of Architecture

Edited by Maximilian Liesner
Edited by Philipp Sturm
Edited by Peter Cachola


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  • The building history of an important German architecture monument, the Paulskirche in Frankfurt
  • A contribution to the debate about its reconstruction
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On the occasion of the forthcoming renovation of the Paulskirche in Frankfurt am Main, the book recounts the history of its construction, reconstruction and renovation in accordance with the respective social currents. In addition, the role of the Paulskirche as a seat of the nationwide debate culture is traced, which it has held since the postwar period in its function as a festival hall.

Text in English and German.

About the Author

Maximilian Liesner, urbanist, and Philipp Sturm, political scientist, are working as freelance curators and authors at the German Architecture Museum (DAM) in Frankfurt / Main. Peter Cachola Schmal, architect, is the director of the DAM.

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Avedition Gmbh
9th Dec 2019
World excluding Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Laos, Cambodia, Brunei, Maldives and the Far East (except Japan)
270 mm x 195 mm
160 Pages
80 color, 20 b&w
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