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Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.10.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Aviel Avdar

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Aviel Avdar

A house in the center of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, opposite the old medieval city walls, has been created as a complex spatial structure and as a “labyrinth of light”.

 

 

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

As a “labyrinth of light, as a new, fresh wind. That greets, enriches and brings the new. Atypical but nevertheless revitalizing and integrating.” says the architect.

 

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

The six-storey front building houses a parking garage in the basement and five apartments above, two of which are organized as maisonettes.

 

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

Two townhouses, five and three floors, designed as independent vertical units additionally accessed via a courtyard on the 1st floor.

 

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

All the apartments have been designed and customized individually and differ fundamentally from each other “yet form a unity”.

 

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Christian Dammert

PROJECT DATA
Project: Housing at the old city wall of Berlin
Address: Waisenstrasse 30, Berlin Mitte, Germany
Architect: Sohrab Zafari
Year: 2014

 

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