Hans Scharoun, 1893-1972: Outsider of Modernism

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German architect Hans Scharoun (1893-1972) studied and practiced architecture his entire adult life but did not build a major building until 1963 when his impressive Berlin Philharmonie finally came to life. Scharoun's sculptural designs were influenced by the Expressionist and Kubst und Werk circles in which he mingled, but his dramatic designs were highly singular and among the best of his generation.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Post office at the station
19
2O Studies of buildings
21
Transportable timber house
25
House at the Weißenhof housing estate
26
3o Weite House
31
Hostel
32
Apartment building
39
Kassel National Theatre
59
6o Romeo and Juliet housing estate 62 CharlottenburgNord housing estate
63
GeschwisterScholl School
67
7o Philharmonic
71
School building
79
8o German Embassy
81
National Library
83
Municipal Theatre
87

4o Siemensstadt housing estate
41
Schminke House
45
5o Mattern House
51
Baensch House
53
Visionary sketches
55
Basic primary and secondary school
57
German Maritine Museum
90
Life and work
93
Map of Germany
94
Bibliography and credits
96
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