The city of Detroit planned to demolish the house of the civil rights icon. But artist Ryan Mendoza bought it for 500 dollars. The house was dismantled and taken to Berlin, where it was rebuilt.
The family home of US civil rights activist Rosa Parks is to be sold off to raise money for a foundation in her name. Last year, a Berlin-based artist dismantled the house and shipped it to the German capital.
The city of Detroit wanted to destroy the former house of Rosa Parks, "the first lady of civil rights." Her family didn't allow that to happen. It was moved to Berlin, to the garden of artist Ryan Mendoza.
Nobody in the USA was interested in keeping the house of civil rights' activist Rosa Parks. So, the artist Ryan Mendoza decided to demolish and rebuild it in his backyard in Berlin.
What do houses from the 3D printer in Dubai, wooden crate furniture in Beijing, a suspension railway in Medellín, urban farming in Detroit and a micro home in Berlin have to do with the German Bauhaus?
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