Alfred Messel (1853-1909) Architect

Alfred Messel was a German architect. In Italy, he studied to see the Renaissance, this is evident in his first realizations. Later, he created his own style, which first manifested itself in the Wertheim Department Store in Berlin, he applied this to the pillar construction, a construction method that has be imitated many times after this realisation.

Main achievements
Wertheim department store in Berlin (1896-1900).
The Cohn Palace in Dessau.
Buildings of the Berliner Handelsgesellschaft der Nationalbank für Deutschland in Berlin.
Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft buildings in Berlin.
Infants device Auguste-Viktoria Haus in Berlin.
Landes Museum in Darmstadt, the first museum of modern requirements.
Decorate the throne room of the German embassy building in Rome.
Decorating for the meeting of the Prussian Ministry.

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