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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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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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Gropiusstadt

Berlin, Germany
by Walter Gropius

Gropiusstadt is a locality (Ortsteil) within the Berlin borough (Bezirk) of Neukölln. It was named after the architect who projected the complex: Walter Gropius.[h]History[/h] Building of the quarter, initially named Britz-Buckow-Rudow and projected in a modernist style by Walter Gropius, ended..

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Hotel Estrel Berlin

Berlin, Germany

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Afrikanischestrasse housing in Berlin 15-41 consists of four similar three story apartment buildings from 1926-1927. They are Mies most important contribution to the innovative social housing development. Mies varied their cubic forms with the arrangement of windows and with curved balconies..

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