March 26, 2011

the boros collection: converted air raid bunker

client: christian boros and karen lohmann
architects: realarchitektur (jens casper, petra petersson, andrew strickland)

an air raid bunker in berlin was constructed in reinforced concrete in 1942 during the second world war, for the german railway company. in 2003 christian boros bought the bunker and commissioned realarchitektur to design a place for him and his family to live in and house his collection of contemporary art.

living in a bunker:

the collection:

images of the art collection via sammlung boros

found at trendland