Archinect - News 2014-12-22T16:23:43-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/39689696/st-del-museum-s-underground-contemporary-wing-by-schneider-schumacher-opens St├Ądel Museum's Underground Contemporary Wing by schneider+schumacher Opens Andrew Michler 2012-02-28T17:50:00-05:00 >2012-02-29T15:40:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6j/6jfffzc197rb29oz.jpg" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The venerable 200 year old St&auml;del Museum has just reopened after a major 3 year remodeling which, from the exterior, is a no more than a modest if not unique pokadotted lawn. Frankfurt&rsquo;s hometown architecture firm schneider+schumacher used a subterranean program to provide 3,000 square meters of space for post war and contemporary art. Like massive portals the 195 circular skylights connect the underground space directly with sky creating a tension between landscape, form and light.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>