Interbau

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EXPO Berlin 1957
Kongresshalle Berlin 2007.JPG
Berlin Congresshall in 2007
Overview
BIE-class Specialized exposition
Name Interbau 57
Motto City of the future
Location
Country Germany
City Berlin
Venue Hansa Viertel, Westend, Tiergarten
Coordinates 52°31′00″N 13°20′20″E / 52.51667°N 13.33889°E / 52.51667; 13.33889
Timeline
Bidding November 13, 1956 (1956-11-13)
Opening July 6, 1957 (1957-07-06)
Closure September 29, 1957 (1957-09-29)
Specialized expositions
Previous Exhibition of citriculture in Beit Dagan
Next Expo 61 in Turin
Universal Expositions
Previous Exposition internationale du bicentenaire de Port-au-Prince in Port-au-Prince
Next Expo 58 in Brussels

Interbau was a housing development, constructed as part of the 1957 International Building Exhibition (IBA '57) in the Hansaviertel area of West Berlin. The management of the overall plan was this Otto Banning, the urban design competition was won by Gerhard Jobst and Willy Kreuer, whose plans in a modified form of execution was later based.

Working within constraints of size, layout and cost, forty-eight architects designed a huge range of accommodation, both low- and high-rise, with many permutations in plan.

Architects[edit]

Contributing architects included:

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Media related to Interbau at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°31′0″N 13°20′18″E / 52.51667°N 13.33833°E / 52.51667; 13.33833