Zürich : Park Books, 2022. Item #42321
ISBN 9783038603009. 1st Edition. Original publisher's limp cloth, 4to (large), 237 pages. Includes numerous illustrations, some in color. 30 cm. "The Synagogue Project showcases a selection of designs for new synagogue bulldings on Freenkelufer in Berlin as well as on Joseph-Carlebach-Platz and Poolstraße In Hamburg. Using the means of architectural design, students at four universities explored constructive approaches to creating spaces for today's as well as for future Jewish communities in Germany. Their intriguing contributions provide a fresh perspective and thus expand the debate surrounding the reconstruction of destroyed synagogues In Germany, The Synagogue Project is spearheaded by the architects Wolfgang Lorch, Thomas Müller, Ivan Relmann, Jörg Springer, and Gesine Weinmiller. In a series of wide-ranging discussions, Mario Marcus, Dekel Peretz, and Philipp Stricharz, as representatives of the Jewish communities, as well as Franz-Josef Höing, chief building director of the City of Hamburg, share their perspectives on the past and future of synagogues In Hamburg and Berlin. Further contributing voices include those of Mirjam Wenzel, director of the Jewish Museum in Frankfurt am Main; the architect Salomon Korn, chairman of the Jewish community of Frankfurt and former vice president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany; Rabbl Edward van Voolen; and Swiss architect Roger Diener" (From the Rear Cover). New condition in original shrinkwrap (AC-7-30).