Der Traum Vom Baumhaus : Frei Otto`s Ökohausprojekt in Berlin

B.J. Lendt, G. Lindner

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The documentary addresses the Okohaus, an experimental collective housing project in Berlin, conceived by the famous German architect/engineer Frei Otto for the international Building Exhibition (IBA) of 1984-1987. held in Berlin. Through a series of interviews with key- players involved in the design and realization process, it looks back on the implemented innovative ecological and adaptable design strategie, as wel as on the participatory co-design process behind this remarkable building. It is one of Frei Otto’s least know projects, yet a masterpiece and radical consequence of his groundbreaking thinking on adaptability. Interviews with Frie Otto, Christine Kanstinger-Otto, Herman Kendel, co-architects, planers as well as with inhabitants and participatory builders. Commentary by architects Yona Friedman, Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal
Original languageGerman
Place of PublicationRotterdam
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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