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Wien ist in Köln am schönsten. –Helmut Qualtinger

Strandbox / Project

Book Publication

by Merlin Bauer

Cover: Design Manu Burghart

Editor: Merlin Bauer
Project/Idea/Concepts: Merlin Bauer 
Liebe deine Stadt
Layoutdesign/Cover: Manu Burghart 
Title: Liebe deine Stadt/(Love your City)
Öffentliche Angelegenheiten in Köln
Publisher: Greven Verlag 
Published April 2009

450 Pages/ca. 400 Pictures in Color 
and Black/White 

Published in German/English
Editing: Gabriele Rivet
Translation: Brian Currid, Karl Hoffmann
Presented at Art Cologne/Open Space 
and Museum Ludwig Köln

Order the Book at Walther König 

The Project "Liebe deine Stadt" and "Strandbox" by Merlin Bauer is now made visible in this phantastic Publication. "Liebe deine Stadt" is a very unique Approach on Culture and Architecture in the City of Cologne.


Aleida Assmann, Jan Assmann
Boris Becker, Gottfried Böhm
Bazon Brock, Albrecht Fuchs 
Ulrich Gutmair, Lilian Haberer
Friedrich W.Heubach, Barbara Hess
Candida Höfer, Hiltrud Kier
Susanne Kippenberger, Kasper König
Friedrich Kurrent, Alexander Markschiess
Wolfgang Pehnt, Walter Prigge
Hans Schilling, Rainer Schützeichel
Boris Sieverts, Thomas Sieverts
Martin Struck, Michael Zinganel
und Peter Zumthor




Layout Strandbox

Various Pages

Strandbox Intro
Nomadischer Rundfunk by M.Schmickler
Protest J.Haubrich Forum 2002
LP "Liebe deine Stadt"
Salubra Le Corbusier Catalogue