Lützowplatz Building, Peter Cook Berlin: Lützowstrasse

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Lützowplatz Building Berlin

Berlin Flats Development, Germany: Internationale Bauausstelling (IBA) – design by Peter Cook + Christine Hawley

page updated 25 Jul 2016 ; 5 Sep 2009

Lützowplatz Building

Berlin Flats – IBA Housing, Lützowstrasse
Date built: 1987
Design: Peter Cook + Christine Hawley with Hinrich & Inken Baller

Photos © Adrian Welch

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Location: south side of Landwehrkanal, south of Tiergarten

Building on left (corner site) by Italian architect Mario Botta

IBA Housing

According to the architects, “The building commissioned by the Internationale Bauausstelling (IBA) was amongst some of the last apartment blocks to be constructed in 1989. The thirteen apartments were developed as part of the public funding programme and as such had to comply with the un-negotiable financial and legislative constraints of social housing. The apartment block is part of a perimeter development facing the public park of LŸtzoplatz to the West and a quiet communal garden to the East. The Western and most public facade of the building uses the Berlin tradition of the glazed winter garden to extend the living area of the apartments.”
source: Lützowplatz Building by Peter Cook + Christine Hawley – link to Crab Studio page

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Professor Sir Peter Cook RA (born 1936) is an English architect, lecturer and writer on architectural subjects. He was a founder of Archigram, and was knighted in 2007 by the Queen for his services to architecture and teaching. He is also a Royal Academician and a Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of the French Republic. His achievements with Archigram were recognised by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2004, when the group was awarded the Royal Gold Medal.
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