In the Ruhr area, but also in many other European cities and regions the 1950s to 1970s were an exceptionally innovative time for economy, culture, technology, and society. All over Europs new schools, universities, town halls, churches, department stores, and housing estates were built. These structures were built for a better future. Now they are the heritage of the past. It is now time to embrace this heritage!
Within the context of Big Beautiful Buildings we cordially invite you to the award of the Fernuniversität Hagen.
Within the context of Big Beautiful Buildings we cordially invite you to the award of the University of Duisburg-Essen.
Can the building be preserved and yet dare something new? How much leeway is there? What role does the university play in urban development?
Experts are exploring this in a panel discussion on site.
In the context of Big Beautiful Buildings we cordially invite you to the award of the town hall Lünen.
The Grugahalle celebrates its 60th birthday and invites to the festive presentation of the award as Big Beautiful Building.
During the international conference on 30 and 31 October, experts will give an introduction to the topic of post-war architecture and examine its reception, mediation and monumental value.
What if we were to think today about new forms of housing, about the city of the future, about modern man and the society in which he lives? Architecture could be an expression of this thinking!