Together with our project partners, we were able to rediscover the spirit of progress that characterised the 1950s to 1970s in the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, marvel at the limitless wealth of ideas of architects and honour outstanding buildings.

The European Year of Cultural Heritage has come to an end, but the "Big Beautiful Buildings" will remain. The extensive and varied programme would not have been possible without the active support of our partners.

We thank our reliable and strong partners for their support and solidarity.

A collaborative project between:

Baukultur Nordrhein-WestfalenTechnische Universität Dortmund

Supported by:

Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und MedienStadtBauKultur NRW

Organized as part of:

Sharing Heritage Europäisches Kulturerbejahr 2018

With the generous assistance of:

VonoviaVivawestWüstenrot StiftungHochtiefSto


Architektenkammer Nordrhein-WestfalenBund Deutscher Architekten Nordrhein-WestfalenBaukultur BundesstiftungBau-und Liegenschaftsbetrieb NRWEmscher GenossenschaftForum Geschichtskultur an Ruhr und Emscher e.V.Ingenieurkammer-Bau Nordrhein-WesfalenLVRLWLM:AIRinglokschuppen RuhrRuhr TourismusStädtetag Nordrhein-WestfalenStädte- und Gemeindebund NRWUrbane Künste Ruhr

Media partners:

WDR5Deutsche BauzeitungnovumBauweltRuhr Nachrichten
big beautiful buildings

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The site was part of an international project in the context of the cultural heritage year 2018. The project was carried out by X and Y. This page and all its sub-pages will not be updated any more, but will remain as an archive.

The project documentation can be accessed here.

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