Dammerstock housing estate, Karlsruhe: the district heating and central laundry building by Otto Haesler
|Architect/Designer||Gropius, Walter (1883-1969)|
|Haesler, Otto (1880-1962)|
|Grod, Caspar Maria (1878-1931)|
|Roeckle, Franz (1879-1953)|
|Riphahn, Wilhelm (1889-1963)|
|Library Reference||Benton 86-13-29|
|Credit||Tim Benton / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Housing ; Laundries|
NOTES: This is a housing development to the south of the city, designed by Walter Gropius with assistance from Otto Haesler. It was the result of a competition in which Gropius was awarded first prize and Haesler second. Gropius co-ordinated the entire project with its different units, providing a total if 228 dwellings (out of the 750 planned). Gropius designed a five-storey block, a four-storey block and a row of terraced houses. The remaining blocks and service buildings are the work of Haesler, Riphahn, Grod, Roeckle, Lochstampfer, Rossler, Merz and Fischer.
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