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Werner Düttmann created three residential complexes in the southern part of Friedrichstadt. They reveal the paradigm shift from the so-called articulated and relaxed city to a critical reconstruction of the historical city plan. With the residential complex on Mehringplatz (1966–1975), Düttmann..

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Berlin, Germany
by Werner Düttmann

On the edge of Tiergarten, surrounded by greenery, Werner Düttmann erected the Akademie der Künste (West) as a generous, yet modest ensemble with three different building units linked to one another via courtyards and glazed corridors. The building was made possible by a donation from the..

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Hansa Library

Berlin, Germany
by Werner Düttmann

The Hansa Library was founded in 1957 at the southern end of the Hansaplatz as one of the public facilities, which provided the Interbau concept for the cultural basic supply of the neighborhood. The erection was transferred to the architect Werner Düttmann, later Berlin city director. He..

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Brücke Museum

Berlin, Germany
by Werner Düttmann

The 1st of December 1964 marks the true birth of the "Brücke" Museum in Berlin: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff decided to give a generous donation and promised his artistic bequest to Berlin on the occasion of his 80th birthday. At the same time and advised by the art historian Professor Leopold..

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The Fields House, better known as Case Study House No. 18 B was the one that was more successful in the series of Case Study Houses of Craig Ellwood. In this house Ellwood introduced many improvements over the previous ones. One of the most significant improvements was the preconstruction factory..

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Bailey House

Los Angeles, USA
by Pierre Koenig

The Bailey House or Case Study House #21 was registered as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #669, with the endorsement of then owner Michael LaFetra, the Los Angeles Conservancy and Pierre and Gloria Koenig.
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In January 1945 John Entenza, the editor..

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Eames House

Pacific Palisades, USA
by Charles & Ray Eames

The Eames House (also known as Case Study House No. 8) is a landmark of mid-20th century modern architecture located at 203 North Chautauqua Boulevard in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles. It was constructed in 1949 by husband-and-wife design pioneers Charles and Ray Eames, to..

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Kaufmann Desert House

Chino, Palm Springs
by Richard Neutra

The Kaufmann House, or Kaufmann Desert House, in Palm Springs, California, was designed by Richard Neutra in 1946. It was one of the last domestic projects conducted by the architect, but it is also arguably one of his most famous homes.

It is one of the most important examples of..

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