Guided Tour “Progressive housing for workers – UNESCO World Heritage Site Siemensstadt Housing Estate”

Summit 2018: excursion

23/06/2018, 15:30 – 18:00

European Cultural Heritage Summit

Metrostation Siemensdamm (U7, in front of EDEKA)

A walking tour through the large settlement Siemensstadt, the so-called ring settlement. In addition to a stopover in the info station Siemenstadt, a one-storey store by Fred Forbat from the year 1929, we also visit the roof studio of Hans Scharoun is in a high-rise building of the post-war settlement Charlottenburg-North. The Siemensstadt is one of the six settlements that were registered on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2008 because of their social aims and their outstanding importance for urban planning and architecture of the 20th century.

Meeting Point: Metrostation Siemensdamm (U7), in front of grocerie store EDEKA

Tour language is English. Participation costs 10,- €

Registration is required.

If you want to experience another guided tour, the following tour’s schedule would be compatible: Guided Tour “Metropolitan Small-town idyll – UNESCO-World Heritage Bruno Taut’s Hufeisensiedlung ‘(Horseshoe Estate’)”.


Image: Siemensstadt, (c) Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk