The Architectural Flaw

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dc.contributor.author Anderson, Benedict en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-06T10:46:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-06T10:46:37Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2010004036 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Anderson Benedict 2005, 'The Architectural Flaw', Urban Research, Visiting Card Productions, Berlin en_US
dc.identifier.issn en_US
dc.identifier.other M1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17515
dc.description.abstract Flawed Skin: A documentary film that takes a look at the recent reconstruction of the facades of the former East German Government's 'Splendour Street' the Karl-Marx-Allee in Berlin. The film seeks to chart what kind of relationships these Stalinist inspired apartment building's mix of ideology and architecture are now imbued through the eyes of some of its oldest and newest residents. Flawed Fa??ade is a documentary style film concerned with the present aesthetic, political and cultural debates on the re-presentation of architectural history over present urban condition of Berlin's Schlossplatz. The film charts through a series of interviews the arguments from those for and against the status of remembering the architectural spaces of the GDR as opposed to reconstructing vanished historical architectural spaces. Berlin's Schlossplatz site collectively symbolizes the status of unity operating between former east and west Germany through the sanctioned demolition of former East Germany's most representative building, the Palast der Republik to make way for the total reconstruction of an outmoded symbol of a cultural artifact the monarchial of architecture Berlin's Royal Castle - the Schloss Berlin. en_US
dc.language German en_US
dc.publisher Visiting Card Productions en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.richfilm.de/recent2006/framesUrbanResearch.html en_US
dc.title The Architectural Flaw en_US
dc.parent Urban Research en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Berlin en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Design en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120300 en_US
dc.personcode 112225 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Design Practice and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Yes en_US
dc.date.activity 20060214 en_US
dc.location.activity Directors Lounge, Berlin en_US
dc.description.keywords urban research; Berlin; memory; Karl-Marx-Allee; Palast der Republik; Schlossplatz; en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 112225 en_US


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