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AEG Turbine Factory – Berlin, Germany

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Building: AEG Turbine Factory
Location: Berlin, Germany
Architect: Peter Behrens
Engineer: Karl Bernhard
Completion: 1909

AE Interests: Self-taught architect Behrens created the large, open aired rectangular floor plan with the factory’s assembly stations in mind. The factory is held up by 22 steel mainframes wrapped in cast-in-place concrete and floor to ceiling walls of glass, allowing the industrial structure access to the outdoor light . “A veritable cathedral of industry.”

Articles: [1,2,3]

Written by Avery Pietrowiak

November 2, 2018 at 1:19 pm

Posted in Built

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