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TODAY IN BERLIN: THE CHURCH IN THE RIDING HOUSE

On May 22, 1699 Prussian Elector Friedrich III – the future King Friedrich I – gave his royal consent to the new French Reformed Church parish to build their own temple, establish a cemetery and erect whatever community buildings they might need. noch 210 Wörter

Berlin

wright, et al.

Continuing yesterday’s Miesian Cheney (and derivatives), this example pulls its plan directly from Schinkel’s Neue Wache in Berlin, which I’ve drawn below.

Entire Buildings

missing mies

After a short weekend break, I’m back with a few loose ends of Mies that I stumbled on in my sketchbooks.  Another take at Seagram… noch 23 Wörter

Precedent

respite

It’s been a long week of Mies, Mies, and yet more Mies.  So here’s a bit of a respite from the daunting Modernism his work exemplifies: Karl Friedrich Schinkel.   noch 46 Wörter

Precedent

Episode 49: Gendarmenmarkt

Location:
Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin

Facts:

  • Historic town square from 1688
  • Various historical buildings are located there
  • Buildings have been destroyed and rebuild several times

Berlin’s urban jungle is super diverse and offers much to explore: cozy courtyards, lush parks, massive former GDR housing blocks, interesting churches, medieval districts, the riverside and many many squares. noch 144 Wörter

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OLD BERLIN: THE LUSTGARTEN IN 1889

Berlin´s Lustgarten and the old Berliner Dom, designed by Schinkel and demolished in the early 1890s to make room for today´s cathedral.

 

Here seen from Kronprinzenpalais in Unter den Linden, over Schloßbrücke, in 1889. noch 9 Wörter

Berlin