Category: Modernity

Dust in the rust
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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...

The Secret Behind the Blue Colour of Schneeberg
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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
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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).