It is nothing new that the tangible legacy of mining is visibly present in the remotest parts of the Ore Mountains, in Germany.
Category: Modern Times
The Ore carts in Erzgebirge
Interactive objects of industrial heritage for self-connection Public places have been considered as places of interaction and exchange in numerous socio-cultural studies, and people have used them as their cultural repertoires. The reciprocal relationship between the public places and the people may influence the image of a place and sense of community by adding different...
Decoding the Landscape: The Ore Mountains and Porosity
I have seen many industrial landscapes; they always impress me with their man-made characteristics and their adaptability throughout time. However, the term ‘porosity’ as a description of such landscapes has never come to my mind before my trip to Ore Mountains in Germany. I like to tag a city or a place using a descriptive...
Scotland: The Hidden Mother of the US
Hidden voices in the American story – Scottish influences on the birth of the US
Requiem for a City
Kind of a narrative about the city of Monastir or today known as Bitola in N. Macedonia and the city museum.
The Secret Behind the Blue Colour of Schneeberg
Co-author Gözde Yildiz The fascinating history of the blue pigment in the Ore Mountains is quite mysterious. Hence, all we knew at first was how we felt when we first saw the flashing blue colour hidden in the blue factory’s storage! We loved the moment we opened the box, and the blue colour was the...
Of Tress and Their Keepers. Discovering the Complex Heritage of Belvedere Park￼
Belvedere Castle, the Baroque French-style summer residence of Duke Ernst August of Saxe-Weimar and his successors, was built over a period of twenty years in the early to mid-18th-century. Today the Castle-complex, its parks and gardens, form part of the UNESCO World Heritage site “Classical Weimar” and is managed by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar (Weimar Classical Foundation).
Danube at Its Deepest
Embark on a boat trip to discover some of Danube's treasurea as it enters Romania
Raised Granaries – “L’Horru”
In the northern Spanish region of Asturias they have some raised granaries that are more than simple granaries