The Chapel of Reconciliation

Hej igen! In October Shea and David visited the Chapel of Reconciliation, a small construction located in the heart of the Memorial. In 1985 the old Church of Reconciliation was demolished due to the works for the Wall. In 1999 a new church was built, Berlin architects Rudolf Reitermann and Peter Sassenroth first proposed concrete and glass, but the parishioners found that the concrete bore too strong a reminiscence to the Wall. In the end, rammed earth and wood were the chosen materials; the walls are built just with clay, sand, gravel and broken bricks from the excavations. Amazing!!

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