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Berlin Wall Memorials Prove Controversial, Fall Behind Schedule

Berlin Wall Memorials Prove Controversial, Fall Behind Schedule
Berlin Wall Memorials Prove Controversial, Fall Behind Schedule, The design for the Leipzig Memorial, by Marc Weiss and Martin de Mattia. Image © M+M / ANNABAU
The design for the Leipzig Memorial, by Marc Weiss and Martin de Mattia. Image © M+M / ANNABAU

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this autumn, Germany planned two memorials, one in Berlin and one in Leipzig. However, as Der Spiegel reports, not only are they almost certainly not going to be complete in time for the anniversary, they have both proven highly controversial with the local people. Will these designs turn out to be monuments to German reunification, or just monumental failures? Read the article on Der Spiegel to find out more.

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Cite: Rory Stott. "Berlin Wall Memorials Prove Controversial, Fall Behind Schedule" 15 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/485606/berlin-wall-memorials-prove-controversial-fall-behind-schedule/> ISSN 0719-8884

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