Residential Complex “bercahaus” | The Plan
  1. Home
  2. Magazine 2019
  3. The Plan 118 [11-2019]
  4. Residential Complex “bercahaus”

Residential Complex “bercahaus”

The expressive aura of a fragment of Berlin


Like many comparable ancient Greek words that sum up a state of mind or sentiment, the German term Stimmung is difficult to translate, needing a paraphrase to really get across the meaning. Stimmung indicates that particular mood, emotional state or openness to situations that require sensitivity, tact and circumspection.

The small building designed by conrad-bercah in Berlin exhibits a special sort of Stimmung worth describing. Let us start with the city where it was built, Berlin. Here, history and the destruction of that history has given us an urban landscape where, despite the urgent reconstruction, you still feel strains of the former city of the Romantics, which, like London, grew up out of many different small towns, becoming a single city only later on. Still today when in Berlin, you feel, as if by magic, the presence of what once was a...

Proceed with your preferred purchase option to continue reading


4.49 €


15.00 €


From 35.00 €
Subscribe to our newsletter:
I hereby declare that I have read the Privacy Policy and consent to the processing of my personal data.
Keep up with the latest trends in the architecture and design world
Don't miss the opportunity to join interesting education courses
Get a sneak peek of THE PLAN magazine and webzine contents

© Maggioli SpA • THE PLAN • Via del Pratello 8 • 40122 Bologna, Italy • T +39 051 227634 • P. IVA 02066400405 • ISSN 2499-6602 • E-ISSN 2385-2054