Bauwelt Berlin Annual. [Englische Ausgabe]. 1997(1998)

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Martina Düttmann, Felix Zwach
Birkhauser Verlag AG, 1998 - Architecture - 192 pages
The Bauwelt Berlin Annual documents the architectural transformation of the new German capital in six volumes. The newest volume in the series presents the city's most important architectural events and topics in 1997.Prominent buildings continue to rise in the center of Berlin. Last year's highlights included works by Jean Nouvel, Mathias Ungers, leoh Ming Pei, Dominique Perrault, Josef Paul Kleihues, and many more. The 1997 volume documents, among others, the work of Renzo Piano and Arata Isozaki at the bow of Potsdamer Platz, Daniel Libeskind's Jewish Museum, Sir Norman Foster's new dome for the Reichstag, and the completed city complexes of Philip Johnson and Aldo Rossi.In addition to urban projects, five new suburbs are presented, ranging from garden-city to stone-block, and Berlin's neglected waterfront is documented in a series of air views that cover the north-to-south course between the New Towns Spandau Lake (Kees Christiaanse et al.) and Rummelsburg Bay (Herman Hertzberger et al.). Also included are city walks, a day-by-day chronology of events, and Berlin's "New Buildings '97".

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