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Siemensstadt

Berlin, Germany
by Otto Bartning, ...

The Siemensstadt residential estate was launched by the Berlin Senate in 1928. it was designed by a group of architects, namely Hans Scharoun, Walter Gropius, Otto Bartning and Rudolf Häring. Collectively they called themselves 'The Ring' (der Ring in German). Two further architects, Fred Forbat..

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Fagus Factory

Alfeld, Germany
by Walter Gropius, ...

With the commission to design the facade of Carl Benscheidt’s factory building, the Fagus-Werk, Walter Gropius was able to establish himself as an independent architect. Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer, both of whom were once employed in Peter Behrens’s office, turned the shoe last factory in..

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Wohnstadt Carl Legien

Berlin, Germany
by Bruno Taut

The so called Wohnstadt Carl Legien was built by Bruno Taut and Franz Hillinger in 1929 - 1930. The brief of the Berlin senate had called for a high-density residential development with five-storey buildings owing to the high cost of land, the estate being located near the city centre. The site..

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White City Berlin

Berlin, Germany
by Wilhelm Büning, ...

The White City in Berlin, also known as Swiss Quarter, in reference to the street names in the vicinity of the complex, was commissioned by the head of city planning at the time, Martin Wagner. Wagner was also responsible for other social housing projects in Berlin. Three of his projects, the..

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The residential estate in Britz, a district in the south of Berlin, which is better known as the "horseshoe estate" because of the shape of the central element of the complex, was built from 1925-33 (in seven construction stages) to plans by Bruno Taut. The over 1000 flats are standardised with..

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Garden City Falkenberg

Berlin, Germany
by Bruno Taut, ...

The Gartenstadt Falkenberg estate was built from 1913 to 1916 and was one of the early works of architect Bruno Taut, who combined bold, bright colours in ways that no one had yet dared consider for the exterior of estate houses. Soon after it was finished, the Gartenstadt received the nickname..

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Centennial Hall

Wrocław, Poland
by Max Berg

The Centennial Hall is a historic building in Wrocław, Poland. It was constructed according to the plans of architect Max Berg in 1911–1913, when the city was part of the German Empire.

The building and surroundings is frequently visited by tourists and the local populace. It lies close to..

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Spaces in where we live still appear inadequate to welcome the “diversity” or the “disability”. The architectural barriers don’t concern only the wheelchair users but a wider overview of difficulties.
This is a prototype which intends to overcome the common physical accessibility concept..

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