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GLS Campus Berlin

歷史與建築

位於柏林市中心的德國柏林語言學校GLS,復修了校園內的一組歷史建築群和還原本貌。柏林人口在十九世紀時期快速增長,GLS的位置正正是當年的一所中學,而現在經已復修重開的百年文物酒店則是當時的公共浴屋。

The School & the Apartments

The school building was built in the 1960ies, on ruins left by bombings in World War II. The style is faintly Bauhaus, very modern, very functional. 

GLS bought the building in 2005. Today the 3 upper floors accommodate classrooms. On the ground floor GLS opened a restaurant, serving modern German food. 

The apartments

The 2 buildings, that accommodate the apartments, were built in 1867 and 1910. 

Historically, they were part of a public school that operated from 1867 till 2005, when the Berlin senate closed it down. 

GLS converted the former classrooms into apartments for students.

Hotel Oderberger

The hotel is the most spectacular building on campus, a Berlin landmark under monument protection. It was built in 1902 as a public bath house ("Stadtbad Oderberger"). 

The baths survived WW II but were shut down in 1986 due to damages in the bassin.

The baths dilapidated till GLS bought them in 2011 and converted them into a boutique hotel. The conversion was nominated for the Berliner Architekturpreis

The hotel rooms are in the 2 wings flanking the cathedral-like pool hall in the center: 

See the fantastic interior in these videos of artists´performances that took place in the baths while GLS renovated them: Artist Johanna Keimeyer and Dancer Corey Scott-Gilbert