“Too Radical to Implement Yet Too Relevant to Ignore”: John Hejduk’s Kreuzberg Tower Videos “COPY” ArchDaily “Too Radical to Implement Yet Too Relevant to Ignore”: John Hejduk’s Kreuzberg TowerSave this articleSave”Too Radical to Implement Yet Too Relevant to Ignore”: John Hejduk’s Kreuzberg Tower ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/479701/too-radical-to-implement-and-too-relevant-to-ignore-john-hejduk-s-kreuzberg-tower Clipboard “COPY” CopyRobert Slinger, a founding partner of Berlin-based practice Kapok, narrates the story of a building “too radical to implement and too relevant to ignore.” Having lived in John Hejduk’s Kreuzberg Tower for eight years, Slinger “came to understand how Hejduk’s architecture both flexibly accommodates and yet asserts a presence which resists any attempts to co-opt it. Whilst impressed by its powerful exterior presence, its austerity and frontal directness left a strangely cold impression upon me.””A house knows who loves it.” – John Hejduk + 5Read more about the building at Save John Hejduk’s Kreuzberg Tower (2010) and find out more about the Kreuzberg Tower on ArchDaily. This short film is part of Christian Burckhardt’s Architects in Love series.References: UncubeThe Indicator: The Slum Exotic and the Persistence of Hong Kong’s Walled CityArticlesAD Classics: Pirelli Tower / Gio Ponti, Pier Luigi NerviArchitecture Classics Share Written by James Taylor-FosterFebruary 27, 2014 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/479701/too-radical-to-implement-and-too-relevant-to-ignore-john-hejduk-s-kreuzberg-tower Clipboard CopyAbout this authorJames Taylor-FosterAuthorFollow#TagsNewsVideosResidential ArchitectureHousingRobert SlingerBerlinGermanyKreuzbergKapokJohn HejdukMoritz MüllerKreuzberg TowerCite: James Taylor-Foster. “”Too Radical to Implement Yet Too Relevant to Ignore”: John Hejduk’s Kreuzberg Tower” 27 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.