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project type: graphics design [map]
service:virtuel reconstruction (1995)
customer:Museumszentrum Kloster Lorsch
object:Monastery Lorsch type:pre-romanesquian monastery
location:Lorsch state:Germany
bird's-eye view onto the construction
Lorsch gate hall
cloister and church
nave and altar of the former abbey church
In 1994 the remaining buildings of the former monastery Lorsch have been announced a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With reference to this award the museum „Kloster Lorsch“ has been opened in 1995, which was meant to visualize pre- Romanesque ecclesiastical architecture, and especially the former greatness of the Abbey's ruins.
The museum management chose a virtual model of the monastery which can easily be adjusted to a changing state of research, because the original design of the site is still ambiguous today. I was asked to take responsibility for the reconstruction and elaboration of this project.
Based on the collected data a video animation was created which is shown daily as part of the exhibition.