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"The Urban Leftover": Open corner situations in the downtown area of berlin
"The Urban Leftover"
The situation of the "Urban Leftover" caused by
the errection of linear building types -the so
called "Zeile"- after World War II is obvious in
over 100 locations in the former West Berlin,
The radical modern urban concepts of erasing the
historic structure of the city -in which context
the Zeile was erected were never completly realized.
This mixed structure of the traditional Block and
Zeile caused the open corner condition and have become
an unused urban leftover today.
This thesis project studies the phenomenon of the open
corner and tries to offer an answer to this urban