Schultes, Axel (1943– ). German architect. His best-known buildings are museums, many of which explore the possibilities of spatial depth and complexity, as in the Art Museum, Bonn (1985–92). With Charlotte Frank (1959– ) he designed (from 1993) Government Buildings on the Spree, Berlin, including the Federal Chancellery (1997–2001), and the same team was responsible for the Treptow Crematorium, Berlin (1996–8). Other works include the Büropark am Welfenplatz, Hanover (1993), and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg (1989).
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