The importance of showcase design and material selection
Museum für Naturkunde of Berlin
Project Briefing and Building Overview: The "Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science" is an integrated research museum within the Leibniz Association. It is one of the most important research institutions worldwide in the areas of biological and geological evolution and biodiversity.It is one of the largest science museums in the world, with a collection of 25 million specimens of all kinds. It is particularly distinctive for research and display in the fields of zoology, mineralogy and paleontology and is of the highest scientific and historical importance. . Our mission is to discover and describe life and planet with people through conversation. More than 700,000 visitors a year demonstrate that we have become an innovative hub for communication, helping to shape scientific and social conversations about the future of our planet.
Museums are the guardians of cultural heritage, and museum showcases play a key role in protecting cultural relics. These showcases are not just simple display racks, they carry the weight of time and extend the life of cultural relics. The design and material selection of showcases not only protect cultural relics, but also respect and inherit history and culture.
1. The art of material selection. The primary task of museum showcases is to protect cultural relics from the environment, dust, light and other factors. Therefore, material selection is crucial. High-tech composite materials, special glasses and metals are all common materials for modern museum display cases. These materials are not only UV-resistant, moisture-proof, and fire-proof, but also provide a transparent display effect while protecting cultural relics.
2. Fine balance of environmental control. The environment inside the showcase also needs to be carefully controlled. Controlling parameters such as temperature and humidity can slow down the aging and corrosion of cultural relics. Modern showcases are equipped with advanced constant temperature and humidity systems to ensure that cultural relics are always in the most suitable environmental conditions. This delicate environmental balance allows cultural relics to stay safely in the showcases and travel through time.
3. Leadership in technological innovation. With the continuous advancement of technology, museum showcases are also constantly innovating. Applications such as virtual reality technology and 3D printing make the showcase not only a shell for protecting cultural relics, but also a carrier for interaction with the audience. Virtual display allows the audience to have an in-depth understanding of the internal structure of cultural relics and feel the weight of history, while 3D printing brings the opportunity to "resurrect" cultural relics that have lost their originals.
4. The intersection of history and future. Museum showcases are both witnesses of history and innovations for the future. Integrating cultural elements into the design makes the showcases and cultural relics complement each other, which not only protects the cultural relics, but also allows the audience to feel the charm of history. At the same time, the innovation of showcases is also constantly promoting the development of museums, integrating technology and culture.
Museum showcases are the guardians of time and the shelters of cultural relics. Through the selection of materials, environmental control and technological innovation, they extend the life of cultural relics and make history and culture shine new in modern times. DG display showcase is committed to the professional customization of museum showcases. The showcase is not only a container for displaying cultural relics, but also a commitment to the past and future, passing on precious heritage to future generations.
Get In Touch With Us
The first thing we do is meeting with our clients and talk through their goals on a future project.
During this meeting, feel free to communicate your ideas and ask lots of questions.