Date of completion: 1979
Architects: Walter Gropius, Alex Cvijanović, with Hans Bandel
Architect of the museum annex: Volker Staab
Usable area: 1,900 square metre (until 2018), 4,200 square metre (after reopening in 2025)
Exhibition space: 700 m² (until 2018), 2,000 m² (after reopening in 2025)
Room for approx. 600 visitors to comfortably view the collection presentation.
There are almost 60 contractors involved in building the new museum annex and renovating the existing archive – from the site fence to the steel-wood-structure for the transparent tower to the finish of the parquet floors.
Up to 130 construction workers are involved at the site simultaneously during the busiest phases.
Between 25 and 35 planners, including architects, civil engineers and specialist engineers, are involved in the construction process depending on the project phase.