Our Life - Berlin, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 52° 31.284 E 013° 25.000
33U E 392574 N 5820210
Quick Description: This mosaic titled "Our Life" wraps around the lower part of the Haus des Lehrers (English: House of the Teachers) building in Berlin, Germany.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date Posted: 8/6/2014 1:05:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMM7VW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 24

Long Description:
"Haus des Lehrers (German for House of the teachers) is a building in Berlin, located near Alexanderplatz, built between 1962 and 1964 under the German Democratic Republic. Its most notable feature is a mural wrapping around the entire building and extending between the second and fifth above-ground floors. Designed in the style of Mexican mural art by artist Walter Womacka, it is titled Unser Leben ("Our Life") and depicts various occupational groups of and aspects of life in the GDR."

--Wikipedia (visit link)

A video (in German) about the mosaic, which depicts workers in a Utopian Communist/Socialist setting, is available online (visit link)
Specific visit requirements:
die kleinen eingelassen Türen in dem Mosaik sind schon erstaunlich.


Address:
Alexanderplatz 9
Berlin, Germany
10178


Related web site: [Web Link]

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