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In 1701, the Prussian King Frederick I commissioned architect Andreas Schluter and amber artist Gottfried Wolffram to create an entire room of amber for the Berlin Palace.
The controversial relics of Prussian royal prestige--and their subsequent dislocation and destruction through acts of war and politics--are intertwined with the life and work of sculptor-architect, Andreas Schluter (1659/60-1714).
Norman Foster's glass dome, a somewhat strained metaphor for transparency, now crowns the Reichstag; commercial areas such as Friedrichstrasse, Potsdamer Platz, and, to a lesser extent, Pariser Platz have been rebuilt with modern structures along the old street pattern; and funds are being raised to erect simulacra of landmarks such as Karl Friedrich Schinkel's Bauakademie (Academy of Architecture) and Andreas Schluter's Stadtschloss (City Palace), both demolished after the war.
Thus, the new monarch engaged some of the finest and most expensive architects and artists to embellish his capital with buildings appropriate to his new status (including the great Stadtschloss by Andreas Schluter, finally pulled down after the Second World War).
Its Baroque form and spectacular interiors were the result of the new work and conversion of existing buildings by the architect Andreas Schluter in the early 1700s.
It was a mighty renaissance palace, magnificently remodelled in baroque style by Andreas Schluter in 1697-1700 for the future Frederick I of Prussia.