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Hejduk Tower

Berlin, Germany
by John Hejduk

In April of 2010 the architecture community gathered to protect one of the many at risk postmodern buildings of the 1980s. The new owners of the Kreuzberg Tower by John Hejduk drew negative attention from notable architects when they began altering the building’s façade. The Kreuzberg Tower’s..

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Hansaviertel

Berlin, Germany
by Alvar Aalto, ...

The Hansaviertel is a Berlin district between Tiergarten park and the Spree River. It was almost completely destroyed during World War II, but was rebuilt from 1957 to 1961 as a housing estate project by international master architects like Alvar Aalto, Egon Eiermann, Walter Gropius, Oscar..

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House of the World's Cultures (HKW) is Germany's national centre for the presentation and discussion of international contemporary arts, with a special focus on non-European cultures and societies. It is one of the few institutions which, due to their national and international standing and the..

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Bakema Tower

Berlin, Germany
by Jaap Bakema, ...

The Berlin house was only realized after 1959, but the layout and the model view were showed in the catalog of the Interbau of 1957. The complex offers a split-level system characterized by its internal structure and external effect: the floors are not simply stacked on top of one another, but..

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The Interbau Apartment was designed by Oscar Niemeyer with Soares Filho for the IBA'57 in the small suburb of Hansaviertel, Berlin. The Interbau Apartment is in the south-west corner of the Hansaquarter lies the eight-story building by Oscar Niemeyer and Soares Filho, Brazil's contribution to the..

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Eternit Building

Berlin, Germany
by Paul Baumgarten

The Eternit Building designed for the Interbau, the International Architecture Exhibition in Berlin by Paul Baumgarten responds to the type of bloc. Baumgarten idea of ​​raising the houses on the ground to separate the traffic of people in the park while allowing greater visual on the trees. This..

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Walter Gropius House

Berlin, Germany
by Jean Fletcher, ...

The Walter Gropius House is a residential building with nine floors and 66 apartments at the Händelallee 1-9 in Berlin Hansaviertel, bordering its central Grosser Tiergarten park. It was designed by Walter Gropius and The Architects Collaborative - TAC (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) in..

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Berlin Interbau (1957)

Berlin, Germany
by Walter Gropius, ...

In 1948, Berlin was a divided city – the political split after the Second World War was finalised with currency reform and the blockade. The eastern and western sectors also chose different approaches when it came to urban development. Stalinallee in East Berlin and the West Berlin Building..

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Eiermann House

Berlin, Germany
by Egon Eiermann

Haus Eiermann appears to be unspectacular in comparison to other projects of the Interbau in Hansaviertel. However, it is an enormously important building both for the spatial composition and for the aesthetic overall picture of the district. The house is a trench structure of concrete, erected..

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Hansaplatz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on the U9 in the Hansaviertel district. It opened on 28 August 1961 with the first section of the new line running south-north from Spichernstraße to Leopoldplatz. The station itself had been erected as early as 1957 in the course of the Interbau..

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The building was a shopping center and still, today, a subway entrance for the Hansaviertel neighborhood. Erected on 1957, according to plans by Ernst Zinsser and Hansrudolf Plarre within the framework of the International Building Exhibition Interbau, become on 1974, the house of Grips Theater,..

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Berlin Pavillon

Berlin, Germany
by Fehling+Gogel

The Pavillon was erected as an entrance hall to Interbau in 1957. After the end of Interbau, building plans of the Senate - especially the Stadtautobahn - were shown as architectural models on the scale 1: 1000. The Pavillon, until 2003, belongs to the Senate Building Administration for hosting..

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In addition to the Hansaviertel buildings, Berlin Interbau (1957) included exhibition halls with measuring stands. The Berlin fairground at Messedamm was used by the Association of Glass Processing Industries. For this customer, Fehling, Gogel, and Pfankuch designed an unusual stand. The steel..

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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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Punkt House

Berlin, Germany
by Luciano Baldessari

The building is the most westerly in the series of five tower houses, of the same height, in the north-east of the Hansaviertel. Over a floor area of 30x19 m, it reaches with its 17 floors a height of 53.50 m. Ground and first floor are 3.50 m, the other floors 3 m high.

The basic planes of..

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In addition to the Interbau Exhibition Hall of "The City of Tomorrow", there were numerous German and foreign special exhibitions at Berlin Interbau (1957). For this purpose, the team of Frei Otto and Günther Günschel developed a hall type, which can be erected with a width of 16 m in three..

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IBA Berlin 1987

Berlin, Germany
by Hardt-Waltherr Hämer, ...

The International Building Exhibition 1987 (IBA) was an architectural exhibition and an urban planning concept of the Berlin Senate to regain the West Berlin city ​​center as a residential location. The idea came from the Berlin senate building director Hans-Christian Müller. The early urban..

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The Patio House

Berlin, Germany
by Arne Jacobsen

On the northeastern side of Händelallee, Arne Jacobsen erected four atrium homes in an east-west direction adjacent to one another. Each of the three western homes, with an almost identical floor plan, has a living area of 140 m2. The easternmost home, located in the curve of Händelallee, is..

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