Competition designs for the Reichstag (Houses of Parliament), Berlin: interior view of domed hall

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NOTES: This is a contemporary photograph of an original drawing. An international competition was held in 1872 for a design for the proposed Reichstag which received 103 submissions and was won by Ludwig Bohnstedt of Gotha. The Scott's submission was one of the four second premium winners. As the authorities were unable to purchase the land for which the building had been planned nothing came of this design. In 1882, after the land required was finally purchased, a new international competition was held and the winner, Paul Wallot, saw his building open in 1894.
Ref no RIBA85928
Architect/DesignerScott, John Oldrid (1841-1913)
Scott, Sir George Gilbert (1811-1878)
CountryGermany
CityBerlin
Subject Date1872
Image Date1872
ViewInterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA1731/ScGGS & ScJ[1](8)
OrientationPortrait
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is a contemporary photograph of an original drawing. An international competition was held in 1872 for a design for the proposed Reichstag which received 103 submissions and was won by Ludwig Bohnstedt of Gotha. The Scott's submission was one of the four second premium winners. As the authorities were unable to purchase the land for which the building had been planned nothing came of this design. In 1882, after the land required was finally purchased, a new international competition was held and the winner, Paul Wallot, saw his building open in 1894.

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