The extension of the Gallery goes back to the ideas of the founding director of the museum, Rudolf Bornschein. It results both from the requirements of a constantly growing collection and from a changing artistic practice, requiring forms of presentation which cannot be provided by the existing building.
Services Wenzel + Wenzel: Tendering, Award of contracts, Site supervision, Project supervision
Client: Stiftung Saarländischer Kulturbesitz
Design: Kuehn Malvezzi Associates GmbH, Berlin
period of performance: 2015 – 2017
gross room volume: ca. 28,000 m³
gross floor area: 4,000 m²
costs: ca. €9m