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Hans Poelzig Architecture

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List of Hans Poelzig buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Hans Poelzig architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Hans Poelzig buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

Examples of buildings on this list: Haus des Rundfunks, IG Farben Building and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What buildings did Hans Poelzig design?" and "What do Hans Poelzig structures look like?"
    • City/Town: Lubań County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland, Europe
    • Opened: Jan 01 1912
    • Architect: Hans Poelzig
    • Created By: Hans Poelzig
    • Construction Started: 1911
  • The Großes Schauspielhaus was a theatre in Berlin, Germany, often described as an example of expressionist architecture, designed by Hans Poelzig for theatre impresario Max Reinhardt. The structure was originally a market built by architect Friedrich Hitzig, and it retained its external, gabled form. It then became the Zirkus Schumann, a circus arena. It was renovated by Poelzig and reopened in 1919, contained seating for 3500 people. Max Reinhardt wanted to attract a working class audience to the theater. The large size allowed for people who could pay top prices for the best seats to support the low-cost seats in the back of the theater. It was painted red. It was a cavernous, domed space...  more
    • City/Town: Germany
    • Architect: Hans Poelzig
    • Created By: Hans Poelzig
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    Haus des Rundfunks

    The Haus des Rundfunks, located in the Westend district of Berlin, Germany, is the oldest self-contained broadcasting house in the world. It was designed by Hans Poelzig in 1929 after winning an architectural competition. The building vis-à-vis the Funkturm contains three large broadcasting rooms located in the centre, shielded from street noise by the surrounding office wings. It is now used by the local ARD broadcaster Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg and produces radio programs for the channels radioBerlin, Kulturradio, and Inforadio. The building's broadcasting rooms are occasionally also used to host concerts....  more
    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1930
    • Architect: Hans Poelzig
    • Created By: Hans Poelzig
    • Style: Expressionism, New Objectivity
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    IG Farben Building

    The IG Farben Building or the Poelzig Building was built from 1928 to 1930 as the corporate headquarters of the IG Farben conglomerate in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is also known as the Poelzig Ensemble or Poelzig Complex, and previously as the IG Farben Complex, and the General Creighton W. Abrams Building. The building's original design was the subject of a competition which was eventually won by the architect Hans Poelzig. On its completion, the complex was the largest office building in Europe and remained so until the 1950s. The IG Farben Building's six square wings retain a modern, spare elegance, despite its mammoth size. It is also notable for its paternoster elevators. The...  more
    • City/Town: Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
    • Architect: Hans Poelzig
    • Created By: Hans Poelzig
    • Style: Expressionism