WuWA District

Experimental districts were also created in Prague, Stuttgart, Brno, Zurich but WUWA in Wrocław is considered one of the most interesting modernist districts.

WuWA District (Wohnung und Werkraum - Home and Workplace) is a result of the exhibition from 1929 in Dąbie district, organised by Silesian department uniting architects, artists, craftsmen and industrialists.

Its goal was to present a new, cheap building idea with small and medium flats. The district was created between the streets: Wróblewskiego, Tramwajowa, Dembowskiego, Zielonego Dębu and Mikołaja Kopernika. It was funded by the society devoted to developing new districts.

11 Silesian architects were involved in the projects, among others Paul Heim, Albert Kempter, Theodor Effenberger, Ludwig Moshamer, Heinrich Lauterbach, Paul Häusler, Moritz Hadda, Emil Lange, Gustav Wolf, Hans Scharoun and Adolf Rading.

32 buildings were shown during the exhibition: model single-family houses, semi-detached and terrace houses, multifamily houses and exemplary offices and farms.
The house for singles and young married couples, designed by Scharoun, are particularly interesting. The interiors of the houses and flats were also designed in detail.

The leisure terrains were not omitted, even the model kindergarten was built (today’s Association of Polish Architects).

Experimental districts were also created in Prague, Stuttgart, Brno, Zurich but WUWA in Wrocław is considered one of the most interesting modernist districts.

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