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Museum August Macke Haus, Germany (GER)

Short but memorable was the life of August Macke in Bonn. Now the historical residential building of the artist was expanded with a modern extension in form of an impressive glass facade of 332 m2 and Offers visitors after the reopening in December 2017 not only glimpses into the private facilities but also insights into the Studio of the artist. Simultaneously, the new construction shows ever-changing special exhibitions. Digital printed TG-PROTECT® made of TG-ESG®-H was used in the glass facade with a self-portrait of Macke. Additionally, TG-THERM®plus and TG-THERM®sun glass was used whereby some panes are equipped with an integrated alarm strip. The installed panes have a size of up to 4,026 x 1,976 mm.

Object Name: Museum August Macke Haus
Object Type:
  • education buildings
Construction Type:
  • extension
Construction Time: 2015 - 2017
Client: foundation August Macke Haus of Sparkasse in Bonn
Architect: Architekturbüro Schommer, Bonn und KKW-Architekten, Lüdenscheid
Executing Company: Glasbau Gipser, Halle (Saale)
Other participants: AMP Ingenieurbüro für Fassadentechnik, Neuss
Glass Types:
  • TG-PROTECT®
  • TG-ESG®
  • TG-THERM®plus
  • TG-THERM®sun
  • TG-ALARM
  • TG-PRINTdigital
Glass Amount: 332 m²
Glass Panes: 120 panes
Dimensions: 4,026 x 1,976 mm
Websites: www.august-macke-haus.de
www.glasbau-gipser.de
www.ib-amp.de
www.kkw-architekten.de
Image Rights: © Thiele Glas

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