Even today, the effect is impressive. The glazed bricks in different colours are immediate eye-catchers. Their rhythmical wave forms offer respite from the clear outlines of the structure, simulating plasticity and movement to transform the courtyard into a unique spatial experience.
This distinctive dynamic form and the use of colour to accentuate tiny details transform the place into a unique architectural backdrop for dance, music, readings and celebrations. Endell’s style still defines the location’s image today. And he also benefited from the project, becoming one of the most interesting architects of Jugendstil in Berlin. Today, he ranks among such names as Peter Behrens, Hermann Obrist, Henry van de Velde and other great artists.