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Haus des Lehrers, Berlin

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Haus des Lehrers 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 and depicts various occupational groups of and aspects of life in the GDR.Adjacent to the building is a two-story congress hall, known since November 2003 as Berliner Congress Center. Between 2003 and 2011, the annual Chaos Communication Congress was hosted there.
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  • The highrise was built between 1962 and 1964 and designed by architect Hermann Henselmann. The mosaic "Our Life" was made during construction by Walter Womacka.  more »
  • The mural is artwork that celebrated teachers. The building is East German architecture that takes on the US skyscrapers. Built in the 1960s, It looks a bit Brutalist to me. In Alexanderplatz, you.....  more »
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  • Beautiful art around the building. Next to ALEXA, in Alexanderplatz. Offices and Deutsch Akademie rooms for German students.
  • It's nice place

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