Planetarium, Dusseldorf

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RIBApix ref no RIBA5153
Architect/DesignerKreis, Wilhelm (1873-1953)
Artist/PhotographerWestwood, Norman Charles (1912-2008)
CountryGermany
CityDusseldorf
Subject Date1926
Image Date1935
ViewExterior
StyleExpressionist
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceNWN01
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Bryan & Norman Westwood / RIBA Collections
Notes TITLE: Reinhalle, Gesolei Exhibition, Ehrendorf, Dusseldorf NOTES: Kreis designed a number of buildings for the Gesolei Exhibition including this to accomodate the health and sports section. Once the exhibition was over the building was converted into a planetarium and it is now a concert hall.

Subject tags

round buildings, sculpture, exhibition buildings, concert halls, planetaria