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Süd 9

The apartment Süd 9 forms part of a heritage listed building complex at the centre of the small town of Groitzsch, just south of Leipzig. The ensemble, with its striking red façade in an Art Deco style, was built in 1928 as a medical practice and connecting residential building.

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Saxony, Leipzig New Lakeland, Groitzsch

Scenery: Little town in the south of Leipzig, flat landscape with new lakes and agriculture

Accommodation: Apartment



Built in 1956 on the outskirts of Braunschweig, this former water tower hasn’t been used as such for decades. In the 90s, this listed monument was transformed into a residential building. Now, following a recent renovation, …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Lower Saxony, Braunschweig

Scenery: on the outskirts overlooking fields and meadows

Accommodation: House


swb guest apartment Neubühl

“Live like you’re on holiday …” So went the 1930s advertising slogan of the Zurich “Werkbundsiedlung Neubühl”. Inspired by light, air and sun, you’ll find this model settlement of modern architecture (Neues Bauen) on a ridge between the Uetliberg and Lake Zurich. …

Region/Town: CH – Switzerland, Zurich

Scenery: Situated on the outskirts of a major city in the Alps

Accommodation: Apartment


Pension Briol

Hotel Briol can only be reached on foot or with a taxi jeep. Time seems to stand still up here at 1310 meters height above sea level. In 1928 the guesthouse – originally built as an addition to the hotel Bad Dreikirchen – was redesigned in the Bauhaus style by the artist Hubert Lanzinger. …

Region/Town: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Dreikirchen, Barbian

Scenery: Situated lonely between meadows and woods, with views of the Dolomites

Accommodation: Hotel



The old cotton mill in Leipzig is a melting pot for creative professionals. Numerous studios, galleries, workshops, a cinema, several theatres and shops have taken over this large factory site, located four kilometers away from the city centre. As might be expected in this creative environment the Meisterzimmer apartments have a rather unconventional flair.

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Saxony, Leipzig

Scenery: former factory site in an urban environment

Accommodation: Apartment


Oscar-Niemeyer-House – RioMarie

Back to the 50s! The Oscar-Niemeyer House – located in the Hansa district in the centre of Berlin – was designed by the Brazilian architect for the International Building Exhibition in 1957. The building with its distinct V-shaped pillars reflects the optimism of the post-war period. …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Berlin, Berlin-Hansaviertel

Scenery: Parkland in the middle of Berlin

Accommodation: Apartment


Tautes Heim

Step back to the Roaring Twenties: Taut’s Home (Tautes Heim) is an architecture, design and Bauhaus lover’s dream. This house, which was designed by the famous German architect Bruno Taut in the 1920s, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hufeisensiedlung Berlin – …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Berlin, Berlin, Neukölln

Scenery: Hufeisensiedlung: UNESCO World Heritage

Accommodation: House


Haus Schminke

On the eastern edge of the Lusatian Mountains a family villa gives a nod to tradition and pays tribute to its past. Drawing on classical elements like the English garden as well as functionalism, this home, designed for the Schminke manufacturing family in the 1930s, has become a revolutionary example of modern architecture.

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Saxony, Löbau

Scenery: Stadtrand

Accommodation: House


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