Basic Site Details

Name: Hauptstadt Berlin competition (Robert Matthew's entry)
City or county: Berlin
Country: Germany
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Urban planning Competition promoted by West Berlin Senate as symbolic reunification gesture


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1957c. 1958Plans drawn upCompetition ran from April 1957 to February 1958, and preparation of plans took 3 months. Matthew's entry was eliminated in the second round.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4John Lamb PatersonArchitectAApril 1957February 1958Included in Robert Matthew's supporting team
Item 2 of 4Michael Donald LairdArchitectAApril 1957February 1958Included Robert Matthew's supporting team
Item 3 of 4Patrick John NuttgensArchitectAApril 1957February 1958Included in Robert Matthew's supporting team
Item 4 of 4Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectAApril 1957February 1958Supported by team including Michael Laird, Patrick Nuttgens and John Paterson


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp245