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  COME VEDERE L'ARCHITETTURA CONTEMPORANEA HOW TO SEE CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE
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BUILDING
 
 
Einsteinturm
Einstein Tower
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DESIGNER
 
 
Erich Mendelsohn

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MATERIALS
 
masonry, reinforced concrete

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Germany [Deutschland]
Land
Brandenburg
Town
Potsdam
Address
Albert-Einstein-Straße (Luckenwalder Strasse)
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Research buildings and centers
Astronomical observatories
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1917 - 1918    
Realisation
1919 - 1921
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Giovanni Fanelli, Roberto Gargiani, Storia dell’architettura contemporanea, Editori Laterza, Bari 1998, p. 209, image 284
Klaus Hentschel, The Einstein Tower. An Intertexture of Dynamic Construction, Relativity Theory, and Astronomy, Stanford University PressKlaus Hentschel, The Einstein Tower. An Intertexture of Dynamic Construction, Relativity Theory, and Astronomy, Stanford University Press, "Writing Science", Stanford 1997
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 232-237 [III. I maestri del periodo razionalista]
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STAFF
 
Collaborators
Richard Neutra
Art intervention
Volker März
(The 3 SEC Bronze Brain – Admonition to the Now – Monument to the continuous present)
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