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Here in the Canaries, we have many examples fruit of improvisation finds those who do not plan ahead medium and long term. The intention of the IBA Emscher Park was to develop in parallel structural changes covering the whole area and to initiate lighthouse projects that ;ark as local stimulation and attract attention.

With the decline of the mines it lost a little its meaning and many ancient harbours had not been used for commercial purposes any more. Views Read Edit View history.

With the decline of the mines the Emschergenossenschaft started in the s first tests for restoration and with the beginning of the IBA processes the Emschergenossenschaft set up a programme for pilot projects.

IBA Emscher Park is the name given to the metamorphosis of the old industrial region of the Ruhr, Germany, between and Increasing unemployment rates especially regarding the former primary sector, influx of the population into the city districts after German reunification and the structural changes in general after the pull-out of the industrial sector asked for new solutions on working places.


In this way it rmscher possible to transform this already if unusual space.

This article relies too much on references to primary sources. Many of these milestones and sculptures are made with industrial artifacts rather, strengthening the connection with the area and its history.

The IBA convened several international competitions to select artworks to install in this unique landscape. Beautiful settlements were restored and partly new houses were adapted that followed emsxher rules of former architects and spatial planners. The Land Art or art of landscape construction is very present in this intervention.

It was the first catchment area in Germany that had a split of the fees, charging both for domestic waste water and paved areas with the consequence that disconnection and infiltration of rain water parj roofs etc. The richly illustrated publication, which comprises almost hundred pages, includes a CD-ROM that enables a faster access to archival holdings files, documents and maps for the IBA Emscher Park and is supposed to encourage further research about the building exhibition.

IBA made a special contribution to a focused restructuring of the region as part of a fundamental structural change by helping build an identity. This caused some controversy among the public to see how invested large amount of money to hire artists emsche design lighting obsolete industries or extravagant sculptures, instead of using it in housing or other social needs. Its structure is m high with a diameter of 68 meters. This was about more than just clearing, refurbishment or repair.

Therefore, on the one hand public funding to restore these buildings and on the other hand a follow-up application was needed to manage the cultural heritage successfully.

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Emscher region Sources and further information: In addition to state funds, Iga Government and EU funds in particular provided financing. Abandoned industries also became new attractions for visitors; engineering works of yesteryear with high cultural value.

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Industrial relicts like Gasometer OberhausenJahrhunderthalle Bochum [12] or Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord are today very popular sites with millions of visitors. ArchitectureLandscapingRehabilitation 3 comments – Comments closed.

This page was last edited on 17 Februaryat The classical meaning of a park was not visible here, so the aim was to connect fragmented green structures, develop new ones and make the open spaces accessible for public. Duisburg-Nord Landscape Park, Duisburg. Worldwide, IBA Emscher Park provided guidelines for a new approach to former industrial emscherr and sites. The development of these sites was often asking for environmental remediation and innovative ideas on how to deal with surface water that should not infiltrate through polluted soil.


A future for an industrial region

Within the cities more than large projects were carried out. IBA moderated the development, but did not implement it. A landscape architect Peter Latz work, I think it is interesting to visit and I recommend as an example of a job well focused and executed.

The goal was to promote a wholesale change emdcher the approach to used space.

Sources and further information: Ruhr The Land Art or art of landscape construction is very present in this intervention. Retrieved from ” https: