Friday, 21 June 2013
Deutsche Versuchsanstalt für Luftfahrt (DVL), Berlin-Adlershof, 1936, Part 1
Selected images of the facilities of the Deutsche Versuchsanstalt für Luftfahrt (DVL) [German Research Institute for Aviation] in Berlin-Adlershof, 1936.
These photos were originally part of a lavishly illustrated, 32-page feature titled Die Neubauten der Deutschen Versuchsanstalt für Luftfahrt in Berlin-Adlershof [The New Buildings Of The German Research Institute For Aviation In Berlin-Adlershof], by Hermann Brenner and Werner Deutschmann, published in the architectural trade journal Moderne Bauformen - Monatshefte für Architektur und Raumkunst [Modern Construction Design - Monthly Magazine For Architecture And Interior Art], volume XXXV, issue no. 10, October 1936, Julius Hoffmann Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany.
The centre photo shows the main entrance of the DVL on Rudower Chaussee [Avenue], with the main building on the left and the materials laboratories in the background.
Lower photo shows the main building with observation platform as seen from the laboratories.