Architecture as a Document of Historical Change. Three Examples from Post-war Europe

AnmerkungenLike any political, economic, or social happening, the building of architecture can be understood as an historical event.1 But unlike those other, particularly discrete, types of events, an architectural “event” takes on a concrete form that not only preserves the moment of its beginning but also registers, to a palpable extent, further developments within its context - a process that can be understood as the development of scars upon the architectural surface. It is no coincidence, then, that Reinhart Koselleck used an architectural metaphor to describe the layering of "geschichtliche weiterlesen...

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Dieser Beitrag wurde am 20.08.2004 auf dem Portal Zeithistorische Forschungen des Zentrums für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam veröffentlicht.
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