Elektropolis - Chancen & Visionen - Projektarbeiten der TFH Berlin
/ Chances & Visions - Project works of the TFH Berlin
In the last few years, Bewag, the Berlin energy provider, has set
itself a twofold task devoted to its nowadays out-dated buildings
: not just to maintain the buildings, but also to find them new uses
that are both economically viable and manageable.
This publication aims to illustrate the variety of possible re-use
concepts and their actual realization potential, with the constant
dual aim of preserving the historic buildings and finding an optimal
These two examples, the Steglitz Power Station and the Scharnhorst
Transformer Station (both designed by Hans
Heinrich Müller, Bewag's chief architect between 1924 and
1930), were looked at in cooperation with students from Berlin's University
of Applied Sciences.
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