The efficiently laid-out, affordable flats with modern facilities, including kitchens, bathrooms and balconies, in buildings without courtyards or side wings, were designed to alleviate the housing shortage of the early 20th century and provide a healthier environment for poorer people.
- Falkenberg garden city (Treptow), 1913–15
- Schillerpark estate (Wedding), 1924–30
- Britz estate – ‘horseshoe estate’ (Neukölln), 1925–31
- Carl Legien residential estate (Prenzlauer Berg), 1928–30
- Weisse Stadt estate (Reinickendorf), 1929–31
- Siemensstadt estate (Charlottenburg and Spandau), 1929–31
The foundation ‘Gartenstadt Falkenberg und Schillerpark-Siedlung der Berliner Moderne’ promotes the heritage and preservation of two estates, Falkenberg garden city and Schillerpark estate. The foundation is a member of the German UNESCO World Heritage Sites Association, through which it keeps in touch with Germany’s other UNESCO sites (www.welterbe-berlin.de