Dates and Facts New Building

Client: Neubau Museum Folkwang Essen GmbH, a company of the Wolff Group, for the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung

Architect: David Chipperfield Architects, Berlin/London

Construction Budget: 55,000,000 Euros
Competition: 2007
Opening: January 2010

Net surface area – new building: 23,000 m2
Floor Space – new building:  16,000 m2

Temporary exhibition hall: 1,400 m2
Collection: 1,400 m2
Photographic Collection: 400 m2
German Poster Museum: 350 m2
Graphic Arts Collection: 160 m2

Entrance with foyer: ca. 500 m2
Multi-function space: 220 m2
Restoration studio: 650 m2
Workshops: 770 m2
Depots: ca. 2,800 m2
Restaurant: ca. 230 m2
Bookshop: ca. 110 m2
Underground parking garage: 135 parking places, 3,700 m2