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09.12.2021

Sebastian Fitzner: Ein Haus für Herkules. Das fürstliche Modellhaus der Residenzstadt Kassel – Architektur und Modellpraktiken im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert

Dedicated to housing courtly architectural models, Landgrave Carl founded the so-called Modellhaus at the beginning of the 18th-century - one of the most admired sights of its time. Through recently discovered plans, files, and contemporary travel memoirs, Sebastian Fitzner retraces the story of this building and its collection which lasted almost a century.

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