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In many ways, Berlin is considered to be one of the pioneers in social housing. Between 1910 and 1930 in particular, local architects attached great importance to a variety of forms and methods in order to overcome monotony and inferior building quality.

Tuschkastensiedlung in Grünau
Tuschkastensiedlung in Grünau © art:berlin

The best way to understand this is to visit a legendary example of settlement building in the midst of the landscape for which it was sensitively planned. Can ornament-free colors be a new approach to changing building aesthetics? Bruno Taut, the painter and architect and lover of Schorfheide, dealt with this in Falkenberg. The restored housing estate, which is protected as a monument, enjoys an international reputation.

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