Planning reunification: the planning history of the fall of the Berlin Wall

  title={Planning reunification: the planning history of the fall of the Berlin Wall},
  author={Carolyn Loeb},
  journal={Planning Perspectives},
  pages={67 - 87}
  • C. Loeb
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Planning Perspectives
This article looks at the history of plans for the reuse of the zone of land left vacant by the fall of the Berlin Wall. This strip and its redevelopment offer a window on the complex planning processes and issues that have been animating the city as a whole for the past fifteen years. In the main, plans developed since 1989 took a restorative approach, aimed at establishing continuity with the pre‐Wall character of sites and ground plans. More recently, however, a maverick view, which urged an… Expand
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