The Berlin Wall in Germany as a Ruin

Hatem, Faten (2022). The Berlin Wall in Germany as a Ruin. In OLCreate OpenLearn.

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Abstract

This article discusses different aspects of The Berlin Wall in Germany as a ruin. It starts by introducing the site composition and then introduces the history of the wall including the construction and fall of the wall. The causes of the state of ruin are presented and then the history of memorial and preservation including the intervention of reconstruction (where it occurred), changes in form, material and function, and changes made by the reconstruction of the site. It also examines where reconstruction has not occurred, the measures taken to protect the ruin and development of the site. In addition, discussions and arguments analysis have been made discussing what the historians said about the memorial and the results of the arguments. In the end, the opinion on the development of the site is presented as a suggestion for further enhancement of the site.

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