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Interbau was a housing development, constructed as part of the 1957 International Building Exhibition in the Hansaviertel area of West Berlin. The overall plan was managed by Otto Bartning, and the urban design competition was won by Gerhard Jobst and Willy Kreuer, whose plans were later executed in a modified form.
|Motto||City of the future|
|Venue||Hansaviertel, Westend, Tiergarten|
|Bidding||November 13, 1956|
|Opening||July 6, 1957|
|Closure||September 29, 1957|
|Previous||Exhibition of citriculture in Beit Dagan|
|Next||Expo 61 in Turin|
|Previous||Exposition internationale du bicentenaire de Port-au-Prince in Port-au-Prince|
|Next||Expo 58 in Brussels|
Working within constraints of size, layout and cost, forty-eight architects designed a huge range of accommodation, both low- and high-rise, with many permutations in plan.