Verein zur Erhaltung der östlichen Altstadt St. Jürgen / St. Johannis e.V.

Verein zur Erhaltung der östlichen Altstadt St. Jürgen / St. Johannis e.V.

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Calibration Authority Karlstraße

The building was built in 1912-13 by municipal building officer Paul Ziegler as royal calibration authority. It is one of the outstanding examples of homeland security architecture. This builds on local building traditions, especially the brick building in the Baroque period, but developed the forms continue independently. Important were the use of domestic construction materials brick and granite, and a balanced relationship between windows and walls. Particular attention was also paid to the design of details: One on each floor a different type of wall relief was formed from the material bricks. Small relief (scale and vascular) refer to the original function of the building.

- Reliefs on the facade -

The calibration authority Flensburg was dissolved of 2010. The building is now used as a residence.

The homeland security architecture takes its name from the national association for homeland security. In this club itself had advanced architects, conservators and curators together. They turned after 1900 against the overmolding by the historicism and advocated a new, evolved form regional traditions architecture. Flensburg had with municipal building officer Paul Ziegler and many like-minded people vehement conveyor. So until today in the cityscape many large buildings of this style can be found. These include the Old Grammar School, the Auguste-Viktoria-School and the Goethe School.

- Buildings of homeland security architecture -

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