House of Time is a long-term project that was launched by the German architectural firm raumlabor, in collaboration with local partners such as Brugge(n) voor jongeren and Bolwerk.
A day trip to the pavilion and the Krefeld period of one of the major icons of twentieth century architecture.
The Ruhr was once the largest industrial region in Europe. There was massive coal mined and steel produced. In the eighties, the decline of the heavy industry was a fact, and most of the mining and steel workers were unemployed. The regional project IBA Emscher Park changed a lot for the Ruhr.
Ingo Maurer designs and manufactures lights for more than 40 years. Artistic expression merge with functional elegance.
The fact that Peter Zumthor builded a few notable buildings in Cologne is widely known.
The Ludwig Mies van der Rohe villas from the 1930s in Krefeld are also marked as “must see” since the lectures of Dirk De Meyer.
What are the backgrounds of the young Ludwig Mies in the Germany Deutsche Werkbund, the expressionism, the Berlin conservative building traditions and the artistic avant-gardes? Early manifestos as Glashochhaus and his achievements in the twenties are highlighted.
The sunny Danube cities Linz and Krems, the old Salzburg, the (to our surprise) snowy Alps and the border area between Graz and Vienna, bringing us projects of Riepl & Riepl, Riegler Riewe, Lichtblau Wagner, Bétrix & Cosolascio and others.
Poelzig is a robust piece of nature, pristine and original. He moved casual in his rooms, he spoke with a unobstructed and natural voice as of a child.
The city of Berlin is an emotionally loaded city, a mystical metropolis. The images of Berlin are burned into our collective memory. Berlin is a city with an ‘Earth-shaking’ history in a country with a horrific past.
Bruno Taut embodies the quest after the artistic avant-garde, the ethical social upgrading and the developement of the Gesamts-art.
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