Art and Architecture in
the last two weeks you have learned about the city of
1.) Go to http://www.berlin.de/stadt/en/panorama.html
2.) Here you can see
a panorama picture of
When clicking on the pictures, hold the left mouse key to move around and change views.
3.) Answer the following five questions!
and contrast this panorama picture of
II. Visit the east of the city. Click on Chinese Garden in Berlin Marzahn. In two or three sentences, propose some reasons why people might want to incorporate elements of „foreign cultures“ into their cityscapes.
III. Visit the southeast of the city. Click on Pariser Platz.
at the Brandenburger Gate, on the left there is an empty space. This is going
to be the future site of the American embassy in
what you have learned about
IV. Visit the south of the city. Click on The new Potsdamer Platz.
Write one good argument for and one good argument against
investing money into a huge building project like this. Finally,
which argument better represents your personal view?
the west of the city. Click on
Read the text next to the picture.
Why did the city preserve this forest at the beginning of the 20th century? Do you agree or disagree with this reasoning?
Think of local debates that have been going on in your neighborhood/city/county/state (e.g. Ann Arbor Green Belt, etc).