Berlin masks: de-facing of social housing

photograph:  Panos Kouros  7.4.10

A gentrification story and an architecture story.

“The ‘Kreuzberg Tower’ in Berlin, one of John Hejduk’s few realized buildings and one of his largest, is being threatened. After years of neglect, the building’s new owner, BerlinHaus Verwaltung GmbH, plans to significantly alter the exterior of the building.”

http://lebbeuswoods.wordpress.com/2010/03/25/hejduk-and-the-social-contract/

http://www.abitare.it/highlights/stop-the-disfigurement-of-john-hejduks-berlin-tower/

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