WIT Press

Refurbishment And Reconstruction Of The Academy Of Arts

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990771

Volume

42

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,402 kb

Author(s)

M. Boehme

Abstract

The Academy of Arts is a striking part of the Dresden skyline. The building was completed in 1894 and suffered heavy damage in the bombing raid on Dresden on February 13*, 1945. Preliminary repairs and securing measures were carried out in the post-war years, so that teaching activities could be resumed. The building complex of the Academy of Arts with its exhibition has been undergoing renovation, reconstruction and modernization since 1992. The work, parts of which are very complex, will extend into the first years of the next century. In the following, the most important renovation and reconstruction work projects are portrayed and the adopted solutions are described. 1 History of the Academy of Arts Precursors of the Academy of Arts can be found in Dresden dating from 1680. The "Kurfurstliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste" (Electoral

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