Emil Schumacher Museum

The exhibition rooms of the Emil Schumacher Museum in Hagen are located in a box surrounded by a glass skin. This outer shell separates the interior from the outside world in climatic and psychological terms. In the space between the exhibition box and the glass shell lies the main staircase with a view of the museum square.

Exhibition Cube with Glass Skin

The inner cube is a reinforced concrete construction with component activation. The primary construction of the roof consists of 14 spatial lattice girders made of rectangular hollow sections that project beyond the reinforced concrete core. The supporting structure of the cable facade is attached to the end points of the trusses.

Lindemann Architekten, Mannheim/Germany

Planning time
2000 − 2006

Construction time
2006 − 2009

Services by Werner Sobek

  • Structural engineering (WP 1 − 6 acc. to § 64 HOAI)
  • Facade engineering (WP 1 − 9 acc. to UBF)

3,890 m²

City of Hagen/Germany

Werner J. Hannappel, Essen/Germany

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