Le déjeuner sur l´herbe

Missing piece

To build between Mies and Scharoun is not the only challenge of the M20 competition. It is rather the opportunity to envision the Kulturforum puzzle as a whole by the careful design of its central vacant piece. In fact, introducing a 27.000 m2 program on this vacant plot will lastingly impact the image of this many-faced quartier. It is hence a unique chance to transform the perception of the Kulturforum in Berlin and reconnect the cultural to the daily, the monumental to the common, the artificial to the natural. To give a new identity to this “urban landscape”: a place to spend time, bustling again with the life it once knew and this at any time of the day or the year.