|Museum of Modern Literature|
|Name||Museum of Modern Literature|
|Client||German Archive of Literature, Schiller National Museum Directorate|
|Completion Date||6 June 2006|
The Museum of Modern Literature (Literaturmuseum der Moderne) or LiMo is a building in Marbach, Germany, which won its architect the Stirling Prize in 2007. Marbach am Neckar (pop ca 15000 is a town on the river Neckar in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. David Chipperfield CBE (born 1953 is an English architect born in London. Marbach am Neckar (pop ca 15000 is a town on the river Neckar in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize is a British prize for excellence in Architecture.
The museum opened in September 2006 and was designed by the British architect David Chipperfield and constructed at a cost of €10 million by Leonard Weiss GmbH with engineering by Ingenieurgruppe Bauen. The year 2006 in architecture involved some significant events The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located David Chipperfield CBE (born 1953 is an English architect born in London.
The museum stands on a rock plateau in Marbach's scenic park, overlooking the valley of the Neckar River. The Neckar is a 367-km long River, mainly flowing through the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, but also a short section through Hesse It displays and archives 20th century literature. Notable original manuscripts include The Trial by Franz Kafka and Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin. The Trial ( Der Process) is a novel by Berlin Alexanderplatz is a novel by Alfred Döblin, published in 1929 Alfred Döblin ( August 10, 1878 – June 26, 1957) was a German expressionist Novelist, best known for