Europa Nostra Award 2018 for Dr. Barner‘s Sanatorium
Offer of reward: Europäische Kommission; Europa Nostra
Awardee: David Chipperfield Architects Berlin
Location: Braunlage (DE)
The restoration project for Dr. Barner’s Sanatorium, located in Braunlage in the Harz, was carried out by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin and is among this year’s prize winners. The sanatorium was distinguished in the category Conservation. The original Jugendstil building designed by architect and designer Albin Müller in 1914 still serves as a clinic for psychosomatic medicine.
The project, a cooperative effort with the Lower Saxony Office for Historical Preservation and Hildesheim’s University of Applied Sciences and Arts, encompassed not only the restoration of the original building, but also the re-creation of additions to the construction and individual historical rooms.
The awards ceremony will take place on 22 June 2018 in Berlin.