An architect from BDA presents a Baukultur film about star architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Bochum

BDA Baukultur cinema in Bochum:

BDA Baukultur Cinema in Bochum: "Mies on Scene" on October 23, 2019

Bochum, October 9, 2019. On October 23, 2019, the Association of German Architects (BDA) invites the cities of Bochum, Hattingen, Herne, Witten to the second edition of the format "Cinema Baukultur" at 18 hours. This autumn, the theme is: "Bauhaus: the century of the future". In the Metropolis cinema in Bochum Main Station, BDA architects present the film "Mies on Scene". The focus is on the Barcelona pavilion of avant-garde architect Ludwig van der Rohe Mies – from 1930 to 1933 he directed the legendary Bauhaus.

The evening will begin with an introduction by Erhard An-He Kinzelbach, professor of architecture at the Bochum University of Applied Sciences. The university is also a cooperation partner of the event. The entry is 9 euros (concessions 5 euros). The first 50 students enjoy free admission. The award-winning documentary, about an hour away, will be presented in its original version with interviews in English, Spanish and German and English subtitles.

Myth Barcelona Pavilion
With impressive images, Spanish filmmakers Xavi Campreciós and Pep Martín have placed the Barcelona Pavilion at the center of their award-winning documentary. "The 2018 film tells the extraordinary story of this world-famous building and reconstruction building," says Bochum architect and chairman of BDA Bochum, Hattingen, Herne, Witten, Boris E Biskamp. Built in 1929, the remarkable architectural masterpiece of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich has changed the history of sustainable architecture. Initially, this building only existed for eight months – in 1986, after the reconstruction of the Barcelona Pavilion, architecture enthusiasts so far impressed. The documentary is a project by Nihao Films and Fundació Mies van der Rohe.

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Press contact:
Association of German Architects BDA
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Nicola Leffelsend
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About BDA Bochum, Hattingen, Herne, Witten
Since 1903, the association of German architects BDA brings together independent architects and urban planners. Its 44 members in Bochum, Hattingen, Herne and Witten are characterized by the quality of their buildings as well as a high level of personal integrity and collegiality. The common goal of architects is the commitment to the interest of architecture and construction culture. These include event formats such as the Bochum Talk of the City, the Bochum Building Law Talk as well as lecture series in cooperation with the Bochum University of Applied Sciences and the Baukultur Cinema series. In addition, the architects praise the award "distinction of good buildings" at regular intervals.

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