Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind - more images

British photographers Hufton + Crow have sent us new images of the Dresden Museum of Military History, which reopened last month following an extension by New York architect Daniel Libeskind.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

Libeskind drove a pointed steel and glass shard through the skin of the historic museum to create new galleries on five floors and a 30 metre-high rooftop viewing platform.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

When we originally published the story, many readers were outraged with the design, with one commentor suggesting it to be like a giant axe cutting through the building.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

Critics also had a lot to say. Architecture journalist Rowan Moore described the building as both "breathtaking" and "breathtakingly dumb", while critic Mary Lane compared it to "a piece of shrapnel freshly fallen from the sky" - read more about the critics opinions here.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind also recently completed a media centre for the University of Hong Kong – see our earlier story here and see all our stories about Libeskind here.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

Another controversial museum we've published recently is the heavily criticised Museum of Liverpool - read more about that project here.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

See also: more stories about museums.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind

Photographers Hufton + Crow have shot a number of high-profile projects this year - see their photographs of the Serpentine Pavilion by Peter Zumthor and the Olympic Aquatics Centre by Zaha Hadid.

Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind
Dresden Museum of Military History by Daniel Libeskind