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Looking back to the year 1968:
Germany had taken on a very low position in the European school ranking list of the time and additionally had to deal with the so called, 'Schülerberg', a large number of pupils. Georg Picht one of the leading school reformers proclaimed the disastrous state of the German education system. The proximate fight against educational deficiencies led to a series of

exemplary school building projects, including the Weinheim Comprehensive School. An innovative school project had to be developed, which had to follow a coherent pedagogical line, be well orga-
nised and economically justifiable. For the first time groups of pedagogues, planners and administrators were involved in the planning procedure from scratch.  continue