Tagung BDA, Fahrt Frankreich



Construction of a house, excursion on the Rhine, conference of German architects Bad Dürrheim 1950, architects travel to France 1952


Architect's office (inside): man at the drawing board, architect Curt Balke with designs; Visiting the construction site of a family home, construction workers at work; Single-family houses; Children in the front yard, swivel over single-family apartment buildings; Pan over a group of men, tour of the Duraba (now Duravit) in Hornberg: production of metal parts and sanitary supplies, tour of the manufacturing plant, group of visitors in front of the factory; Walk in the area and coffee in restaurant; Trip with architects on the Rhine: Breisach, passengers on board the excursion boat, barges on the Rhine;

Title: 4.10.50 / BDA Bad Dürkheim / City views of Bad Dürkheim; Driving picture from car; Women in front of VW Beetle; Conference participants in front of the Kurhaus; Visits to buildings in the old town; Inn sign 'Weinstube Käsburo Jakob Mayer'; Animals of a traveling circus in front of the main facade of the Ludwigskirche in Bad Dürkheim; Stadtpark and Ludwigskirche in Bad Dürkheim; Driving picture from VW Beetle, Transporter with VW Beetle;

Title: January 22-28, 1952 / Journey to France / Travel by bus, visit the city centers and new housing developments in Vitry, Reims, Rouen, Le Havre and more. Paris, Le Havre harbor, Paris vegetable market, painters on Montmartre in front of the Sacré-Cœur basilica. //


Reference / film number :  LFS 9319
Date :  Between 1950 and 1952
Coloration :  Black and white
Sound :  Mute
Timecode :  00:10:12
Running time :  00:00:00
Film-maker :  Balke, Curt
Reel format :  16 mm
Genre :  Amateur movie
Thematics :  Cross-border tourism, Natural and transformed landscape, Heritage and tourism sites
Archive :  Haus des Dokumentarfilms

Places and monuments

Freiburg i.B.; Bad Dürrheim

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