The Crazy Crooked House – Daniel Libeskind for Children

Workshop

Close up of a girl holding a tinkered object.

In this workshop, children aged 6 and older explore Daniel Libeskind’s museum architecture and build their own model of a crazy crooked house.

Why does the Jewish Museum Berlin have slanted walls? Why does it contain a stairway leading to nowhere? Why do the walls have slits instead of windows? How is this building different from all the other buildings in our everyday lives?

By appointment
Where

Old Building, ground level, "Meeting Point" in the foyer


Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

With the help of a ruler and a triangle, you will measures distances and spaces, chart the route a ball takes across the floor, and learn how light, stairways, and angles influence a building and its occupants.

Afterward you will do creative architectural work yourself, designing and building your own crazy crooked house from cardboard, modeling clay, fabric, and other arts-and-crafts materials.

Where

Old Building, ground level, "Meeting Point" in the foyer


Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

More Information

  • When

    By appointment

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Where

    Old Building, ground level, "Meeting Point" in the foyer

    
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

  • Information and Reservation

    Education Department
    phone: +49 (0)30 259 93 305
    fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 412
    gruppen@jmberlin.de

  • Cost

    40 euros (including admission fee; chaperons free of charge)

  • Age

    4 to 12

  • Educational method

    Workshop

  • Teilnehmer*innenzahl

    max. 15

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