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Weissenhof Colony (Weissenhofsiedlung)

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Rennovated 1920s modernist housing estate

In 1927 Le Corbusier was invited along with 9 other modernist architects to design houses on a... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
One of the best examples of the Bauhaus / De Stijl architecture

If you are a fan of architecture, regardless of what style, this is something worth seeing, even if... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
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Am Weissenhof 20, 70191 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was very interesting to see all those houses designed by Le Corbusier and others. If you are interested in architecture and design periods like "Bauhaus", I would recommend it to you.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

In 1927 Le Corbusier was invited along with 9 other modernist architects to design houses on a planned new housing estate on the hillside overlooking Stuttgart. Almost immediately the development became mired in controversy even before the Nazis came to power in 1933 and condemned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

If you are a fan of architecture, regardless of what style, this is something worth seeing, even if only because of the location (overlooking the inner city of Stuttgart) Many different buildings, by different architects, over time blended well together to showcase what 1920's architecture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

A great place to visit with interesting buildings from the same area by different architects (Le Corbusier & Jeanneret, Mies van der Rohe, Oud, Scharoun, ...). Sadly, we couldn't photograph the museum without the ugly maintenance van in front of it. Nice panoramic views in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zaropans
Reviewed July 24, 2018

But fascinating to understand the collective view of workers' housing, and to see how narrow they though passages could be. But the fittings were well beyond what workers could afford. Definitely worth a visit, though very crowded when we went.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BabetteLondon
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Only the pair of semi-detached houses of Le Corbusier is open to the public. There are still some beauties preserved in the neighbourhood. My personal favourite is the Hans Scharoun, Holzelweg 1.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We found the complex and the two apartments to be really interesting when you consider their age and especially their history and the architects approach and vision. I highly recommend it if you are really into architecture & design.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Well - I'd probaly try to get one if living in Stuttgart but that would probably kill my budgets :-) Nice area overseeing the city with classical beauties in architecture. The museum gives a good insight and walking around is fun. I can understand the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SteveGoldgap
Reviewed March 16, 2017

An amazing housing development from shortly after World War I, the colony is so beautiful for anyone that treasures architecture. The Weissenhof Colony (Weissenhofsiedlung) combines the practical architecture with the modern aesthetic. The buildings were so far ahead of their time in the 1920s that...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank gingithaifa
Reviewed February 22, 2017

As a fan of modern architecture this was my favourite thing to do in Stuttgart and on a nice day makes for a pleasant hour. Easy to get to from the u-barn and several buses stop near by. Guides to the buildings' available from the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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