Architect Daniel Libeskind’s Steel Wedge Bursts Through the Redesigned Museum in Dresden

A metal wedge designed by U.S. architect Daniel Libeskind protrudes from the Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, Oct. 13. After seven years of renovations according to his plans, the new exhibition with 10,500 exhibits from 700 years of military history opens tomorrow, Oct. 14. (Matthias Hiekel / EPA)

Architect Daniel Libeskind stands in front of the Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Dresden, Oct. 13. (Matthias Hiekel / EPA)

American architect Daniel Libeskind and his European representative Jochen Klein in the Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Dresden, Oct. 13. Libeskind’s design boldly interrupts the original building’s symmetry with an extension, a massive wedge of glass, concrete and steel, cutting through the 135-year-old former arsenal’s structural order. A viewing platform provides views of Dresden while pointing in the opposite direction toward the source of the fire-bombs, creating a space for reflection. (Matthias Hiekel / AFP – Getty Images)

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