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The Shell Building on the Reichpietschufer in Berlin-Tiergarten is a landmark of architectural modernism, built as an office building in 1931 during the Weimar Republic.
An example of organic architecture
Restoration of the Shell Building
Typical of the modernist office buildings known for their rationalistic aesthetic, lack of ornament and innovative horizontal facades is the twelve-storey Kathreiner building on Potsdamer Strasse, built by Bruno Paul as Berlin’s first tower block consisting of twelve storeys and two lower wings with a horizontal travertine façade.
Shell Building Information
Reichpietschufer 6010785 Berlin
- Emil Fahrenkamp
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| Last edited: 19. November 2015