House at Weissenhof Siedlung


Caption
General External View
Date
00/00/00 (creation)
Date
1920s (1920 - 1929)
Location
Europe->Germany->Baden-W├╝rttemberg ->Stuttgart
Description
This project is also known as House 19. It is a single family house which was significantly altered after construction. The Weissenhof Siedlung was a model housing program that featured designs by many important early Modernist architects. Within five months in 1927, 21 buildings containing 63 housing units were constructed. The program was part of the exhibition "Die Wohnung" ("The flat") organized by the German Werkbund. Mies van der Rohe was the Master planner and Coordinator. Other architects included Walter Gropius, J.J.P. Oud, Hans Scharoun, Bruno Taut, Peter Behrens, Hans Poelzig, Richard Decker, Adolf Schneck, Mart Stam, Adolph Rading, Max Taut, Ludwig Hilberseimer, Josef Frank and Victor Bourgeois. Keywords: Stuttgart, Germany, Weissenhofsiedlung, Baden-Wurttemberg, residential housing, German, Modern, European, International Style, stucco. Submitted by Robert Livesey.
Style/Period
International Style
Modern
Material
plaster