Category list : Germany
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Thirty years after Stirling brought Po-Mo to Stuttgart, David Chipperfield reinstates Classical order
Folio: Typologies by the Bechers Subscription
Why must a water tower look like a UFO, or a coal bunker like a castle on legs?
Archive: this factory for an old established furniture company embodies new ideas about management and the relationship of the manufacturing process to the natural environment.
Hilla Becher (1934-2015)Subscription
A gritty industrial past was brought to life in Hilla and Bernd Becher’s photos
Fire Station in Germany by Wichmann ArchitektenSubscription
Clairity reigns in this simplistic, two-volume fire station
Extravagance meets emergency response in perhaps the most famous fire station in the world
A factory for hydraulic pumps continues the representational German approach to industrial architecture
Swimming pools typology: a plan of overlapping lozenges accommodates pools, saunas and a gym alongside the River Lahn
Walter Gropius Meisterhäuser Dessau, 1925-26Subscription
Semi-detatched typology: A row of cubistic villas built to house the Bauhaus school’s masters
Frei Otto (1925-2015)Subscription
2015 Pritzker Prize winner Frei Otto freed architecture from simple geometry to design interactions between humans, technology and nature