excursion to standardized buildings of GDR - Pankow 4: the urban scale, including GDR embassies, schools, kindergarden and housing
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.
meeting point: at the tram and subway stop Vinetastraße (M1, 12 and U2).
time: in June, last tour was April 14 2012
costs: 14 euros, reduced 7 euros.
Visit to the embassy area around Sella-Hasse-Straße, including the university administrative buildings at Prenzlauer Allee, that was supposed to house a diplomatic hotel.
We'll check the urban planning of the Arnold-Zweig-area, including schools and kindergardens.
The tour will end in a place with drinks and food and discussions nearby.
The diplomatic type VE BMK IHB I-III
by the collective of Horst Bauer, built from 1973 on.
The diplomatic type Pankow III
built after the plans by Eckart Schmidt.
The diplomatic type Gera
built by the BMK Gera.
Tuesday, the 27th of March
: tour to the first embassy buildings around Stavangerstraße and to a GDR kindergarden nearby.
Thursday, the 29th of March
: tour to the later embassy buildings around Schloß Schönhausen including the houses of the leaders of GDR and to further GDR embassy types.
Beginning of May, we'll have the chance to see a different type of GDR kindergarden, this time in a surprisingly well done renovation.
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