Bare essentials

North-west cupola before restoration, showing the ravages wrought by weather and postwar plundering

Conservation architect Julian Harrap’s approach to the Neues Museum had the local team puzzled. He wanted them to use their formidable restoration skills, but keep the scars visible.

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