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Berlin in Transition 1945-2000

Alternative title
Seed Bank, The
Synopsis
Berlin’s current rebuilding programme includes the restoration of the Reichstag by Norman Foster, the Potsdamerplatz now a high-rise, high density commercial complex with buildings by architects including Piano, Isozaki, Togers, and Moneo. Libeskind’s Jewish Museum and Grimshaw’s Stock Exchange are among the striking new buildings. Previous periods of architectural development are the Siemenstadt housing 1952 and the Hansa Viertel housing 1957-61, the Cultural Forum 1946-85, the IBA (International Building Exhibition) 1984-87; they have included such names as Scharoun, Mies van der Rohe, Hellein, Rob Krier, Eisenman, and Walter Gropius.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2000
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £120.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Architecture
Keywords
architecture - German; Berlin

Credits

Producer
Monica Pidgeon

Production Company

Name

Pidgeon Audio Visual

Notes
see World Microfilms and Pidgeon Digital

Distributor

Name

World Microfilms

Contact
Stephen Albert
Email
microworld@ndirect.co.uk
Web
http://www.microworld.uk.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7586 4499
Fax
020 7722 1068
Address
PO Box 35488
St John’s Wood
London
NW8 6WD
Notes
World Microfilms distributes the Audio Forum collection of CDs for language learning and the Sussex Tapes library of video and audio material for sixth form and undergraduate teaching. The Sussex Tapes collection concentrates on the areas of English, history and music. Architecture programmes from the Masters of Architecture and Pidgeon Digital (qv) series of slides are sold on DVD as well as being accessible online via subscription.

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