Together with his partners, Meinhard von Gerkan has written architectural history over the past 50 years: the practice started life with a drum roll, with the Berlin-Tegel Airport being the first project; today, over 380 projects have been completed.

To this day, von Gerkan develops his designs with the help of sketches. On the occasion of the 50-year anniversary of gmp – Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners and von Gerkan’s 80th birthday, the “Lines of Thoughts” exhibition in the newly built Architecture Pavilion at Elbchaussee presents selected projects from his archive, which includes well over 3,000 architectural sketches, in order to illustrate how his projects develop.

Curator: Michael Kuhn (gmp)

Exhibition design and project management: Hanne Banduch, Heidi Knaut

Graphic design: ON Grafik – Tom Wibberenz, Hamburg, with Hendrik Sichler, Felix Heining

Texts and text revisions: Gert Kähler, Detlef Jessen-Klingenberg

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Title: Exhibition: “Lines of Thoughts” Meinhard von Gerkan – 50 Years of Architecture in Sketches and Drawings

Website: http://www.gmp-architekten.de

Organizers: gmp von Gerkan, Marg and …read more

Source:: ArchDaily

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