Emil Schmidt’s Memories 3

Here is the third part of the Taxodium Zeitzeugen series and the third episode of our interview with the retired headmaster Emil Schmidt, which is entitled ‘Inquisitiveness and Worries’. … Continue reading →

Oppressive Architecture

Not far from our office, the heavy-load bearing body – not only a verbal monstrosity – is the last concrete witness of Adolf Hitler’s and Albert Speer’s 1937 plans to convert Berlin into the megalomaniac world capital of “Germania”. Main … Continue reading →

Beelitz Sanatorium

The sanatorium in Beelitz, 50 kilometers southwest of Berlin, is a major monument of architectural and medical history. The vast complex was erected according to the latest medial and technical standards in several construction phases between 1898 and 1930. It … Continue reading →