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1926 – 1928

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Retail

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Chemnitz
Germany

Current state

Demolished

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Salman Schocken

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Article last edited by Bostjan on
March 21st, 2016

Schocken Department Store Change this

Chemnitz, Germany
by Erich Mendelsohn Change this
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This department store was one of three which Mendelsohn built for Salman Schocken. The building is still in use and is constructed as a massive structure of nine stories high and seventy meters long. The dynamics of curved five bands of windows changes according to the effects during the reflection of the sunlight during the day or illumination light during the night.

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