feierabend excursion to standardized buildings of GDR - Pankow 3: Kindergarden
DATE NOW MIDDLE OF APRIL, tba
Send a short note to sveneggers (at) buero-schwimmer (dot) de now, if you want to join in. The group's size is restricted to 15 participants.
The feierabend tour costs 9 euros, reduced 5 euros and lasts around an hour and a half.
time: middle of April 2012
meeting point: Gleimstraße corner to Sonnenburger Straße
It's a 5 minutes walk away from the S- and Ubahnstation Schönhauser Allee (Tram M1, U2 and S-Ring)
and will see the "village" of the heads of the state.
We'll have the chance to see the renovated Kindergarden at Gleimstraße.
We'll have a look on early GDR standardized housing, the expressionist transformator of H. H. Müller and the cinema Colosseum
The kindergarden type
a modified "Schwerin" type, by the collective of Eckart Schmidt.
Meyer Grosse Hebestreit Sommerer Architekten.
On Tuesday, the 27th of March
, a tour to the first embassy buildings around Stavangerstraße and to a GDR kindergarden nearby.
On Thursday, the 29th of March
, a tour to the later embassy buildings around Schloß Schönhausen including the houses of the leaders of GDR and to further GDR embassy types.
One tour more in Pankow
will happen on Saturday, April 14 to the very interesting urban areal around Arnold-Zwieg-Straße and we'll see some Weimar era housing like Erwin Gutkind's "Am Eschengraben".
More on the other tours
all photos: Sven Eggers