Accelerated building programs for West German universities

Declan Kennedy, (1973)
Sprache: english,

There have been over 20 different university building systems developed since the mid-1950's within the Federal Republic of Germany. Most have now at least one prototype in use. The greatest percentage has been designed and implemented by the individual university's own architectural and building offices, each State or Land having educational autonomy with little co-ordination at the federal level. This autonomy has had advantages in supporting innovative ideas both in the organization and building of universities, while allowing the teams in the different Lander to exchange experiences and erradicate technical flaws.

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