Modern East: Build your own paper socialist modernist and brutalist architecture – Creative Boom (weblog)
Omnipresent plattenbau housing estates, monumental hochhäuser, cosmic milk bars; the put up-warfare East Germany was rebuilt on concrete foundations to face for the brand new modernity and form the distinctive and no much less controversial city panorama of German Democratic Republic.
Modern East: Build Your Own Modernist DDR is the newest providing from design studio Zupagrafika that celebrates socialist modernist and brutalist architecture of the previous East Germany and means that you can playfully reconstruct among the most intriguing edifices erected between the early 1950s and late 1980s.
From the large plattenbauten of Rostock, by way of to the icons of DDR-Moderne, like Kino Worldwide or Haus des Berliner Verlages, to the demolished relict of East Germany`s heydey – Mokka-Milch-Eisbar 'Kosmos'. All fashions characteristic detailed illustrations of the unique facades earlier than their renovation.
The package consists of 9 illustrated paper fashions to chop out and assemble, a ahead on the historical past of Deutsche Demokratische Republik architecture by Florian Heilmeyer, a brief data on every constructing, and simple to comply with directions. Buy your own at zupagrafika.com.
All pictures courtesy of Zupagrafika