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    Kolumba Art Museum



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    Detail of the transition between new and old brick walls.
    Photo: Courtesy Petersen Tegl A/S Extra Large Image


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    The light-colored new brick interfaces with the older brick walls of the former St. Columba church.
    Photo: Courtesy Petersen Tegl A/S Extra Large Image

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    An elevated walkway allows visitors to zigzag among centuries-old ruins inside the Kolumba Art Museum.
    Photo: ę farbanalyse Extra Large Image


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    A small gallery in the Kolumba Art Museum.
    Photo: Erich B÷deker Extra Large Image


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    Project Credits

    Architect: Peter Zumthor, Atelier Peter Zumthor, Haldenstein, Switzerland
    Project Leadership: Rainer Weitschies, Atelier Peter Zumthor
    Construction Leadership: Atelier Peter Zumthor, with Architekt BDB Wolfram Stein, Cologne, Germany
    Structural Planning: Engineering Jürg Buchli, Haldenstein, and Engineering Dr. Ottmar Schwab - Reiner Lemke, Cologne
    Heating/Air Conditioning/Geothermics: Engineering Gerhard Kahlert, Haltern-Hullern, Germany
    Sanitary/Electrical Installation: Engineering Friedrich Hilger, Aachen, Germany
    Building Physics: Ferdinand Stadlin Bautechnologie, Buchs, Switzlerand
    Fire Prevention: Planungsgruppe Holzapfel, Bonn, Germany
    Ground Surveyor: Dr. Ing. Günther Coesfeld, Cologne
    Surveyor: MRD, Cologne
    Building Conservation: Rheinisches Amt für Denkmalpflege, Abtei Brauweiler, Pulheim, Germany, and Stadtkonservator, Cologne
    Archaeological Ground Preservation: Römisch-Germanisches-Museum, Cologne
    Demolition: Gebr. Steeg, Cologne, and Heinrich Strünker, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
    Excavation: Stump Spezialtiefbau, Langenfeld, Germany
    Geothermal Drilling: Geopower, Neuss, Germany
    Building Decontamination/Clean-up: Schürholz-Schäfer, Reichshof-Wenrath, Germany
    Core Drilling: Franz Lutomsky, Warburg, Germany
    Structural works: E. Heitkamp GmbH, Cologne
    Kolumba™ Brick: Petersen Tegl, Egernsund, Denmark
    Metal Works: MBM Konstruktionenen, Möckmühl, Germany
    Electrical Installation: Schmidt Elektro GmbH, Cologne
    Interior Plaster: Weck, Cologne
    Art Lighting: Zumtobel Staff, Beratungszentrum Düsseldorf, Germany
    Alarms: Bosch Sicherheitssysteme, Düsseldorf
    Elevators: Schmidt-Aufzüge, Medebach, Germany

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