Socialist architecture

One of the remaining examples of socialist architecture on Karl-Marx Allee in Berlin is Kino International. Designed by German architect Josef Kaiser and opened 15th november 1963, till 1989 the cinema hosted premieres in the GDR.

A characteristic open space with glass surfaces faces the street

The theater was designed as a three-story reinforced concrete frame construction with light sandstone fa├žades.┬áThe front fa├žade consists of the big glass surface suspended over the ground and closed by the side surfaces decorated with rich reliefs.