Kolumba museum

Discover the rich history and breathtaking art collections at the renowned Kolumba Museum. Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage and experience the beauty of contemporary and historical artworks.
Façades, Modern Architecture, Architecture, Architecture Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture Details, Architect, Stairs Architecture, Building

The Kolumba museum in Köln, Germany is one of Zumthor’s most recent finished projects. It is buit over the ruins of a monastory complex. This project deals with ruins in a way that many would not dare to, he builds on top of and animates the ruins, to ensure their neccesity. Not only are they partly what the building is about but they physically hold it up. This differs from the normative view of conservaton, the museumification of the past. He is confident as such that his work is an…