Breslau Office Building
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Architect Hans Poelzig
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Location Breslau, Germany - now Wroclaw, Poland   map
Date 1911 to 1912   timeline
Building Type mixed commercial offices and retail
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Early Modern
Notes frame expression creating strong horizontal facades, rounded corner.




Section Drawing

Sources on Breslau Office Building

Werner Hofmann and Udo Kultermann. Modern Architecture in Color. New York: The Viking Press, 1970. LC 72-125823. NA642.H6413. section drawing, p219.

Dennis Sharp. Twentieth Century Architecture: a Visual History. New York: Facts on File, 1990. ISBN 0-8160-2438-3. NA680.S517. exterior photo, p46. — Available at

Dennis Sharp. Twentieth Century Architecture: a Visual History. New York: Facts on File, 1972. (Note: this earlier edition has different color pictures than the 1990 edition.) photo of corner office block, p46.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Breslau Office Building


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