House by the Lake / Carlos Zwick Architekten BDA

Published May 19 2021 at 10:00 AM GMT
  • Thousands of excursionists used to enjoy homemade ice cream and lemonade on this historic lakeside property in Potsdam until the old park cafe there closed its doors.
  • 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Berlin-based architect Carlos Zwick fell in love with the overgrown property.
  • He bought it, including dilapidated monuments, without a building permit, but with a vision: a family place was to be built here, a house that would uncompromisingly engage with the essential elements of the surrounding nature.



  • Published May 19, 2021 10:00 AM GMT