The inner steel skeleton was renovated and permanently protected against corrosion. The concrete that was originally poured in for the foundation, which played a key role in the damage process, had previously been removed. A stainless steel construction individually adapted to each sculpture now ensures stability on the platform.

After an extensive mapping of all damage by the MPA Hannover and analysis of the original colors, the GRP outer shell was sanded down, covered with a new GRP skin and finally recolored to match the original color areas as closely as possible.

Caroline, the first of the three Nana sisters, was put back in her original place in autumn 2004, Sophie and the massive Charlotte followed in May 2005. Hanover’s famous three ladies now shine in new splendor on the banks of the Leine.


Client: City of Hanover

Execution period: 2005

Location: Hanover