Ideas blossom on Berlin Wall death strip

The area that bounded the Berlin Wall stretches for 155km(96miles) known as No-Mans Land and the death strip is a vast green oasis running through Berlin, some watchtowers remain.
The AFP article tells us that

Dutch landscape architect Joyce van den Berg has set herself such a task, saying secret gardens, art installations and recreational spaces could flourish in what she calls a “trauma landscape”.

She sees her work as a race against time, and her ideas range from the fanciful to the highly promising.

Read more at the [SOURCE: AFP: Landscapes, ideas blossom on Berlin Wall death strip]

1 Comment on Ideas blossom on Berlin Wall death strip

  1. “The mines and dogs and barbed wire are gone, as are the border guards with orders to shoot to kill, the so-called death strip and, of course, the Berlin Wall itself.”

    ‘So-called’? No, Deborah Cole, it really was a death strip, where if you ventured, be you man, woman, child, or dog, you were machine gunned to death.

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