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Bruno Taut

Berlin, Germany
born 1880, Kaliningrad

Bruno Julius Florian Taut (4 May 1880, Königsberg, Germany - 24 December 1938, Istanbul), was a prolific German architect, urban planner and author active in the Weimar period. Taut is best known for his theoretical work, speculative writings and a handful of exhibition buildings. Taut's..

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This building, designed by Alfred Gottheiner, is a six-storey steel skeleton complex. It was built between 1930 - 1932. The design is sometimes also attributed to Alfred's cousin Albert Gottheiner.

The 104m high office building is constructed from dark, purplish bricks. It is located on the..

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Einstein Tower

Potsdam, Germany
by Erich Mendelsohn

The Einstein Tower (German: Einsteinturm) is an astrophysical observatory in the Albert Einstein Science Park in Potsdam, Germany designed by architect Erich Mendelsohn. It was built to house a solar telescope designed by the astronomer Erwin Finlay-Freundlich to support experiments and..

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Glass Pavilion

Cologne, Germany
by Bruno Taut

The Glass Pavilion, built in 1914 by Bruno Taut, was a prismatic glass dome structure at the Cologne Deutscher Werkbund Exhibition. The structure was a brightly colored landmark at the exhibition, and was constructed using concrete and glass.The concrete structure had inlaid colored glass plates..

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The former Administration Building of the Hoechst AG, is an expressionist office building by the architect Peter Behrens, built as an office building of the former chemical group Hoechst AG in Frankfurt-Höchst.

The complex is divided into two three-story administrative wing and a..

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Chile House

Hamburg, Germany
by Fritz Höger

The Chilehaus (Chile House) is a ten-story office building in Hamburg, Germany designed by the architect Fritz Höger for the shipping magnate Henry B. Sloman, who made his fortune trading saltpeter from Chile. It is an exceptional example of the 1920s Brick Expressionism style of architecture...

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Anzeiger-Hochhaus

Hannover, Germany
by Fritz Höger

The Anzeiger-Hochhaus (Gazette-Building) in Hanover was designed by Fritz Hoeger, it’s 51m high and was built from 1927 to 1928 near the Stone Gate Square. With its 12m tall, green roof dome, it is a landmark of the city and was one of the first skyscrapers in Germany. Anzeiger-Hochhaus was one..

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St. Kamillus Mönchengladbach

Munchengladbach, Germany
by Dominikus Böhm

The saint Camillus church (St. Kamillus) has a southwest-northeast orientation and was designed by Dominikus Böhm. It is situated in a prominent location in the urban planning of high beech-lined, former Quack'schen garden in the district Mönchengladbach-Dahl and includes a section on the south..

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Alfred Gottheiner

Berlin, Germany
born 1874

Alfred Gottheiner born 21st June 1874, designed the AOK Building in Berlin, now known as Haus am Köllnischen Park. In many texts and books this project has been credited to his cousin Albert Gottheiner who was also an architect.

Alfred was a well-known architect during the 20's but in 1933 he..

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Hat Factory

Luckenwalde, Germany
by Erich Mendelsohn

The town of Luckenwalde, Germany established a name for itself as a key manufacturer of hats.

In 1921, the two biggest hat-making ateliers merged (Herrman and Steinberg). It was decided a large new factory in Luckenwalde would be built on Industrial Road. The contract was awarded to the then..

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De Bijenkorf (The Hague)

The Hague, Netherlands
by Piet Kramer

De Bijenkorf is a luxury Dutch department store that has been operating for over 140 years. Their flagship store is located in Amsterdam.

The second De Bijenkorf store was constructed in The Hague in 1926. It was designed by architect Piet Kramer and stands as an example of Amsterdam School..

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Piet Kramer


born 1881, Amsterdam

Pieter Lodewijk (Piet) Kramer (Amsterdam, 1 July 1881 – Santpoort, 4 February 1961) was a Dutch architect, and one of the most important architects of the Amsterdam School (Expressionist architecture).

From 1903 to 1911 Piet Kramer worked in the architectural practice of Eduard Cuypers, where..

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