Rem Koolhaas – The Socialist City: Ernst May’s Brigade

Lecture date: 1974-05-23

Part of a lecture on The Socialist City

Lecture on a group of architects working in the 1930’s on a new form of the city. Based on Socialist ideas they begin to reformat the layout of a city based on an Anti-Urbanism. Members of the group; Ernst May, Eugen Kaufmann, Wilhelm Derlam, Ferdinand Kramer, Walter Kratz, Walter Schwagenscheidt, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Wilhelm Schütte, Anton Brenner, Alfréd Forbát, Hans Schmidt, Mart Stam, Hans Burkart, Max Frühauf, Wilhelm Hauss, Werner Hebebrand, Karl Lehmann, Hans Leistikow, Albert Löcher, Ulrich Wolf, Erich Mauthner, Hans Schmidt, Walter Schulz, More information can be found El Lissitzky’s Russia: An Architecture for World Revolution. Pgs. 188-203.

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