This blog is part of a project by Urban Subjects (Sabine Bitter, Jeff Derksen und Helmut Weber) in Cooperation with the Kunstraum Lüneburg at the Leuphana University Lüneburg and the Leuphana Arts Program.
_________________________ Signature buildings at universities
The history of signature buildings on university campuses: how do universities seek to become globally visible through architecture. For Leuphana University in particular,how will this building change the university’s relationship with its surroundings? The university buildings were first designed as Kaserne to be invisible or camouflaged from the air, but now the iconic new signature building aims to make Luephana globally visible: what aspects of the university will the Liebeskind building make visible and what aspects of it will it obscure?