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Architecture in German-Occupied Kraków
Selected Research Problems
This article offers a summary of up to now research of german projects for Kraków as capital city of the General Government. The status of this administrative region was notably peculiar. The area was never annexed to the ...
Architecture and Urban Planning in East Prussia from 1933–1945
Defining Characteristics, Major Research Needs, and Research Themes
This article describes best known realized and unrealized projects of Reichsgau East Prussia, region not incorporated into Poland until 1945, which is also the case for Lower Silesia or Western Pomerania. However, it also ...
Public Buildings and Urban Planning in Gdańsk/Danzig from 1933–1945
The article shows the development of NS-architecture and town planning in Danzig between the years 1933-1945 concerning its political, social and historical background. In two parts of the text, concerning years 1933-1939 ...
“Made to Human Measure”
Nazi Architecture in Poznań
The number and size of residential estates in Poznań demonstrate the importance of the Third Reich’s presence in its tangible form for the Nazi propaganda. The fact that the construction industry in Germany was almost at ...
Architecture and History and Their Representations in German Propaganda in the Reichsgau Wartheland
The article sets out to describe the main ways with which architecture and urban planning were used for propaganda and Germanization purposes, the focus being on Warthegau. In the process, spatial planning was strictly ...
The Architecture of the Third Reich in Silesia and Spatial Planning in the “German East”
The article highlights major issues and problems regarding our understanding of the architecture of the Third Reich in Silesia through two examples: a public building of the Neue Regierung Office in Wrocław/Breslau, and a ...
Vernacularism, Lesser Poland’s Heimat, and Auxiliary Sciences in the Study of Architecture for the Third Reich
The article provides methodological suggestions for the study of architecture for the Third Reich in the General Government. However, it also offers an interpretation of the phenomenon. These suggestions brings together ...