Berlin - Modern Architecture

markerA Britz Residential Estate The subsidized Britz Residential Estate was built on the fields of Britz manor between 1925 and 1933 according to plans by Bruno Taut and Martin Wagner. The project was initiated by a housing cooperative established to combat the shortage of affordable living space. Numerous blocks and terraced hous... Britz Residential Estate - photo
markerB Modernist Housing Estates in Berlin Berlin Modernism Housing Estates consists of six subsidized housing estates (Siedlungen) that testify to innovative housing policies from 1910 to 1933, especially during the Weimar Republic, when the city of Berlin was particularly progressive socially, politically and culturally. The properties are... Modernist Housing Estates in Berlin - photo
markerC Siemensstadt Housing Estate The Siemensstadt Housing Estate (German: Großsiedlung Siemensstadt; also known as Ring Estate or Ringsiedlung) is a nonprofit residential community in the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district of Berlin. It is one of the six Modernist Housing Estates in Berlin recognized in July 2008 by UNESCO as a Wo... Siemensstadt Housing Estate  - photo
markerD Falkenberg Garden City Falkenberg Garden City is a modernist housing estate in south-east Berlin, built between 1913 and 1916. It was designed by Bruno Taut inspired by the concept of Garden City initiated by Ebenezer Howard. In july 2008 Falkenberg, and 5 others modernist housing estates in Berlin, have been recognized b... Falkenberg Garden City - photo
markerE Schillerpark Settlement The Schillerpark Settlement was the first metropolitan housing project in Berlin during the Weimar Republic, which was a period of experimentation and social reform, aiming at improvement of living conditions. Although the flats were modest, they were functional and had all sanitary facilities. The ... Schillerpark Settlement - photo
markerF Carl Legien Estate The estate was estabilished at the turn of 20s and 30s in 20th century. After the regress in social building, due to the world war I, Weimar Republic started an intense building plan. Huge amount of new housing estates was errected in that time. Carl Legien Estate was built in the sub-district of Pr... Carl Legien Estate - photo
markerG The White City The White City, also known as Swiss Quarter, is a housing complex built between 1929-1931 in Berlin-Reinickendorf. The White City, the name is reminiscent of the white facades of the buildings. The building was commissioned by Martin Wagner, who was  a chief city planner at that time (from 1926-1931... The White City - photo
markerH Bauhaus Archive The Bauhaus Archive is a museum located in the city of Berlin. It was founded in Darmstadt in 1960. Walter Gropius and other members of the Bauhaus movement gave their support. The collection grew so quickly that a dedicated museum seemed attractive and Gropius was asked to design it. In 1964, he pr... Bauhaus Archive - photo
markerI Shell-Haus Shell-Haus is a modernist architectural masterwork that stands overlooking the Landwehrkanal in the Tiergarten district of Berlin. In 1929 a competition was held between five architects to determine the designer of a prestigious new office block to house the headquarters of the mineral oil company,... Shell-Haus - photo
markerJ Hansaviertel The Hansaviertel is a small locality (the smallest one among all the 95 Berliner Ortsteile) between Großer Tiergarten park and the Spree river within the central Mitte borough of Berlin. It was almost completely destroyed during World War II, but was rebuilt from 1957 to 1961 as a housing estate pro... Hansaviertel - photo

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Name Berlin
Region Berlin
Country Germany (DE)
Population 3,442,675 inhabitants

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