Photo Gallery: Architecture's Need for History
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Photo Gallery: Architecture's Need for History

Interview with Architect Albert Speer 'Calamity of Postwar Construction Came from Rejecting History'

City planner Albert Speer, son of the notorious Third Reich architect of the same name, says that reconstruction in Germany has been problematic because of the complete rejection of history after World War II. He spoke with SPIEGEL ONLINE about why even new buildings must be rooted in the past.
Interview conducted by Mathias Schreiber
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