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Neue Nationalgalerie

David Chipperfield
Neue Nationalgalerie
Archiv Neue Nationalgalerie, Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Photo by Reinhard Friedrich

David Chipperfield:

“What was interesting about restoring the Nationalgalerie is that there’s this unquestioned authority of the building. You’re only interested in protecting it and making it what the author intended. In the Nationalgalerie, there isn’t much; Mies was ‘less is more.’ We can’t put more in there, we have to stay with as little as possible in every way.”