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LANDGERICHT HALLE | Halle/Saale, Germany | 2013

LANDGERICHT HALLE | Halle/Saale, Germany | 2013

Architects: Tchoban Voss Architekten GmbH
Client: Landesbau Bau- und Liegenschaftsmanagement Sachsen-Anhalt
Contractor:  Landesbau Bau- und Liegenschaftsmanagement Sachsen-Anhalt
Photographers: Michael Moser

The court building in Halle was erected between 1901 and 1905 as a mighty four-storey structure which made an important contribution to the look of the city.

Both inside and outside the building there are numerous architectural features in the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance styles.

The main staircase takes the form of a steep domed hall.

This architectural monument is regarded as one of the most elaborate and architecturally important palaces of justice from the Wilhelmine era. At the same time, it is part of an urban conservation area.

Over the past few years part of the building and the façade have been renovated under the supervision of the conservation authorities. These measures are to be taken into account during further renovation of the building.

The overall goal of the restoration project has been to restore the building’s appearance at the time of its construction on its exterior and in selected areas inside.

A particular focus for the project is restoration of the facades, windows, doors, and selected publicly accessible spaces such as the entrance, main and other staircases, corridors, and some of the meeting rooms.

Originally built as a civil court, the building is today used as a district court. The user of the building will be relocated at the beginning of the new construction work.


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