The German Pavilion explores how the erstwhile division of Germany influences public space today. It was curated by Graft Architects and Marianne Birthler, the former Federal Commissioner for the Stasi records.
Twenty-eight years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the architecture office GRAFT presents work in the German Pavilion in Venice that aims to break down barriers.
Why is the eastern German state of Saxony so often associated with right-wing extremism? Henrik Böhme believes that while the rampant racism is inexcusable, the Saxons are widely misunderstood.
The Berlin Wall fell 28 years ago. It stood for 28 years, and 28 years before it was built, the Nazis came to power. These parallels have inspired the curators of the German Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
"Circle day" — that's how some Germans refer to February 5, 2018. It's the day when the Wall has been gone for as long as it stood. DW's Klaus Krämer shares his recollections of Germany's division and reunification.
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