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Otto Rudolf Salvisberg

Berlin, Germany
born 1882, Köniz

Otto Rudolf Salvisberg (October 19th, 1882 - December 23rd, 1940) was a Swiss architect born in Köniz. He worked in Germany from 1905 to 1930. Salvisberg attended the Bauschule des Technikums in Biel/Bienne and graduated with distinction in 1904. He then moved to Germany and settled in Berlin in..

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Supersudaca

South America
est. 2001, Rotterdam

Supersudaca also written Supersudaka with a k is an international think tank of architecture and urban research consisting of 11 members from Ukraine, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and the Dominican Republic. In an almost stubborn way Supersudaca refuses to believe..

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Bonjour Tristesse

Berlin, Germany
by Alvaro Siza, ...

The building on Schlesische Str. 1-9 was constructed as part of the IBA 1987. Siza designed the building in a way that it integrated well with the surrounding blocks. At the same time the roofline and plan shape are very unfamiliar to Berlin. The building didn't get his name by the architect,..

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Törten Estate

Dessau, Germany
by Hubert Hoffmann, ...

During the Weimar Republic in Germany (1919 - 1933) the shortage of affordable residential housing, made social housing one of the priorities of communal politics. The City of Dessau took advantage of the expertise of the Bauhaus which had previously moved to Dessau and commissioned the Bauhaus..

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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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Bruno Taut planned this residential estate as a combination of a series single houses and apartment buildings. At the centre of the estate is the Schollenhof which contains about 100 appartments. In recent renovations the colours, whose display are an important element of Taut's architecture,..

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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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Byker Wall

Newcastle, United Kingdom
by Ralph Erskine

Byker Wall is the name given to a long unbroken block of 620 maisonettes in the Byker district of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is a part of the Byker Estate which was built between 1969 and 1982 by the late architect Ralph Erskine assisted by Vernon Gracie. It covers an area of approximately..

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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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Gate House

Berlin, Germany
by John Hejduk

The Gate House was a refurbishment project designed by John Hejduk for the International Bauausstellung 1987 in Berlin. Part of the design required a reorganization of the block, to reduce the block size and create a mix of uses within the site (including kindergarten).

[h]Situation before..

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Design for a low cost housing type, which can be expanded by the future inhabitants.

The unit can grow in auto-construction from 30m2 up to 90m2. In addition to infrastructural accessibility, this design guarantees the supply of water, sewage and electricity to 150 families of Temuco.

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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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Römerstadt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
by Ernst May

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Parrot House

Berlin-Weissensee, Germany
by Bruno Taut

Bruno Taut designed the row-houses on the Trierstrasse, called “Papageienhaus” (Parrot House) in 1926 to 1928 for the building society GEHAG in Berlin after his return from Magdeburg in 1924. They were built rougly at the same time as the complex on Buschallee.

They strike the eye again today..

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Buschallee

Berlin-Weissensee, Germany
by Bruno Taut

On Buschallee, a boulevard with a tram line in the middle, in the Berlin district of Weissensee, Bruno Taut built 600 flats for the trade union owned building society GEHAG for whom he was an advisor. The complex, a row of four-storey flats which stretch for more than 1000 metres along..

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The final building outline was determined by the scale and proportion of the sorrounding buildings. The architects didn’t want to form blocks that oppress their environment. Their primary aim was to find an acceptable, proportioned building form, that keeps the relative regulations, and they..

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Ilot Schoettlé

Mulhouse, France
by Lacaton & Vassal

This project for 14 single-family houses is part of an operation for 61 dwellings created by five teams of architects in the extended space of a housing estate in Mulhouse.
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Low-cost housing has always meant small spaces, cheap materials and compact design. In the case of the Cité..

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Johannes Friedrich Vorderwülbecke

Berlin, Germany
born Berlin

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The Raymond Hilliard Homes (also called Center) was a Chicago Housing Authority complex located on the near south side of Chicago, containing two 16-story round towers for elderly housing and two 18-story curved towers for low-income family housing. Supporting 756 dwelling units, the complex..

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