the federal government and one third by the State of Berlin. However, the necessary work in the exterior space also includes facilities for the building itself, such as sewage pipes and cables, facade lighting, video surveillance and information pillars. All exterior building measures will be commissioned by the State of Berlin and carried out by the urban development company Deutsche Stadt- und Grundstücksentwicklungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG (DSK).
Schlüterhof and Passage
A new access to the Spree
the path along the Spree is via a ramp some ninety metres long. Like the ramps and quay wall, the retaining wall to the building will be clad in natural stone, harmonizing visually with the design of the Palace.
continents of Eurasia, South America and North America visited by Alexander von Humboldt. The plant tableaux are artistic renditions that also reference the formal and decorative terraces of the old Berlin Palace by means of variation and repetition. A footpath leads up to the granite- edged terraces into which seating has been integrated. Three larger groups of trees, some individual trees and the terrace planting will make the urban space feel more relaxed and full of life.