Federal Chancellery

Axel Schultes, Charlotte Frank

This large building is part of the so-called Band des Bundes (Ribbon of Government Buildings), a series of government buildings north of the Reichstag and tucked into a loop of the river Spree. Paul-Löbe-Haus or the Parliament is aligned with this building to the east. Each end of the Chancellery building has a "court of honor"--one toward the Parliament Building and one toward the river. Five storey office builds are on each side of the central section.

The east end, left photograph from the Reichstag dome


The east end, Court of Honor


Views from the northwest


The far west end of the building--another Court of Honor, seen from across the river


The far west end of the building seen from across the river Spree

Works Consulted or Quoted:
Michael Imhof and Leon Krempel. Berlin. New Architecture: A Guide to the new Buildings from 1989 to today. Michael Imhof Verlag, 2012.

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