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Modersohn and Freiesleben—Reality

Buildings and Projects 2000–2020

Johannes Modersohn (Editor), Antje Freiesleben (Editor), Falk Jaeger (Contributions by), Ijoma Mangold (Contributions by), Oda Plämke (Contributions by), Joachim Sartorius (Contributions by), Jan Svenungsson (Contributions by), Hans Van Der Heijden (Contributions by), Katrin Von Matzahn (Contributions by), Tobias Zepter (Contributions by), Annette Kisling (Contributions by), Maximilian Meisse (By (photographer)), Stefan Müller (By (photographer)), Sebastian Schels (By (photographer))


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When Antje Freiesleben and Johannes Modersohn opened their own Berlin-based firm Modersohn & Freiesleben Architekten in 1994, the city, which had been divided until 1989, needed to be repaired and reunited. The Potsdamer Platz train station and the office block in the Beisheim Centre on Ebertstrasse are two significant projects that were designed by the firm in the prevalent spirit in those years of urban renewal.
After the millennium, the architects further honed their approach: whether in the city or the countryside, Modersohn & Freiesleben consistently develop the character of their projects in terms of the site, the materials, the construction, and the lives of their clients. Their deliberate engagement with the given environment while simultaneously aiming at an inventive individuality has created an architecture that ensures their houses both are functional and combine sustainability with aesthetics.
This new book features photos, drawings, and visualizations of twelve houses alongside other projects from the last two decades, offering insight into this groundbreaking firm.

Park Books, 9783038602156, 216pp.

Publication Date: February 27, 2021

About the Author

Johannes Modersohn and Antje Freiesleben established their Berlin-based firm in 1994. Modersohn teaches as professor of construction and building design at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern. Freiesleben is professor of building design at Universität Siegen.