Hufeisensiedlung World Heritage Site

Housing Estate in Berlin

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The Hufeisensiedlung ("Horseshoe Estate") is a housing estate in Berlin, built in 1925–33. It was designed by architect Bruno Taut, municipal planning head and co-architect Martin Wagner, garden architect Leberecht Migge and Neukölln gardens director Ottokar Wagler. In 1986 the ensemble was placed under German heritage protection. On 7 July 2008 it was inscribed as one of six estates that constitute the Berlin Modernism Housing Estates World Heritage Site.[1]

Central building structure of the "Horseshoe"
  1. ^ UNESCO. Berlin Modernism Housing Estates. Retrieved 12 January 2019

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