Herbert Hirche Model Armchair | Ding des Monats February 2017

Thing of the month February 2017
Herbert Hirche Model Armchair

Herbert Hirche, Modellsessel für Ausstellung Berlin plant, 1946, Nachbau André Kryger, 2017 Fotograf: Armin Herrmann
Herbert Hirche: Model armchairfor the exhibition Berlin Plant: Erster Bericht (Berlin Plans: First Report), 1946, Replica: André Kryger, marcel-breuer-schule, OSZ für Glastechnik, Holztechnik und Design,  2017, Photo: Armin Herrmann, Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge

Five model assembly houses at a scale of 1:5 were an attraction in the exhibition Berlin plant. Erster Bericht (Berlin plans. First report) which opened August 22nd, 1946, at the Berlin Stadtschloss. Bauhaus student Herbert Hirche had designed the houses' furnishings. Models of Herbert Hirche's post-war furniture have been rebuilt for the special exhibition gern modern? Living Concepts for Berlin after 1945 based on the original drawings stored in the Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge.

Model builder: André Kryger, marcel-breuer-schule, OSZ für Holztechnik, Glastechnik und Design.