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Country Germany

Brutalism 1965
Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover
Brutalism 1975
Auditorium, Waldorfschule Uhlandshöhe
Brutalism
Technische Fachhochschule Berlin (today: Beuth Hochschule für Technik)
Brutalism
Haus Plettner
Brutalism
Studio van Dorp
Brutalism 1972
City Hall
Brutalism
Karstadt Hauptverwaltung
World Heritage Site 1990
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin

With 500 ha of parks and 150 buildings constructed between 1730 and 1916, Potsdam’s complex of palaces and parks forms an artistic whole, whose eclectic nature reinforces its sense of uniqueness. It extends into the district of Berlin-Zehlendorf, with t…

Brutalism
Jesuit Monastery, (Jesuitenkloster Ordenshaus “Stimmen der Zeit”) (today: Apartment Building)
Brutalism 1971
Central Lecture Hall Building (ZHG), Göttingen University
Brutalism 1969
Central Canteen, University of Cologne (Zentralmensa, Universität Köln)
Brutalism
Zweigstelle 1, Stadtsparkasse Hannover
World Heritage Site 1993
Town of Bamberg

From the 10th century onwards, this town became an important link with the Slav peoples, especially those of Poland and Pomerania. During its period of greatest prosperity, from the 12th century onwards, the architecture of Bamberg strongly influenced n…

Brutalism
St. Nicolai Church
Brutalism 1959
Liebfrauenkirche
Brutalism
St. Gertrud
Brutalism 1967
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
Brutalism
Office Building, Ritterplan 4a
Brutalism
Jonah Church (Jonakirche)
Brutalism 1973
Student Dormitory APM “Affenfelsen”
Brutalism
Parish Church St. Verena (Pfarrkirche St. Verena)
Brutalism
St. Mark’s Church (Markuskirche)
Brutalism 1967
St. Petrus Canisius
Brutalism
Bürohaus An der Urania (today: Landeszentrale für politische Bildung)
Brutalism
Ludwigskirche
Brutalism 1970
DEMOLISHED
Kröpcke-Center
Brutalism 1954
Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Liederhalle
Brutalism 1975
Kulturhaus Lüdenscheid
World Heritage Site 1995
Messel Pit Fossil Site

Messel Pit is the richest site in the world for understanding the living environment of the Eocene, between 57 million and 36 million years ago. In particular, it provides unique information about the early stages of the evolution of mammals and include…

World Heritage Site 1999
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin

The museum as a social phenomenon owes its origins to the Age of Enlightenment in the 18th century. The five museums on the Museumsinsel in Berlin, built between 1824 and 1930, are the realization of a visionary project and show the evolution of approac…

World Heritage Site 2016
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Chosen from the work of Le Corbusier, the 17 sites comprising this transnational serial property are spread over seven countries and are a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past. They were built over…

Brutalism
Town Hall
Brutalism
Cattle Barn, Lichtenberg Estate
Brutalism 1966
New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus)
Brutalism 1950
Ulm School of Design (Hochschule für Gestaltung)
Brutalism 1966
District City Hall Rodenkirchen
Brutalism 1964
Johannes XXIII
Brutalism 1968
Europa-Gymnasium
Brutalism
Frauenberufliches Bildungszentrum (today: Käthe-Kollwitz-Schule)
Brutalism 1974
Bredero Hochhaus
Brutalism 1969
St. Jakobus
World Heritage Site 1983
Pilgrimage Church of Wies

Miraculously preserved in the beautiful setting of an Alpine valley, the Church of Wies (1745–54), the work of architect Dominikus Zimmermann, is a masterpiece of Bavarian Rococo – exuberant, colourful and joyful.

Brutalism 1965
Auferstehungskirche
Brutalism
Former Embassy of Iran
Brutalism
Dormitory and Dining Hall, Universität des Saarlandes
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Tax Office
Brutalism
Post Office
Brutalism
St. Lucas Church (Lukaskirche)
Brutalism 1962
Department of architecture, Technische Universität Berlin
Brutalism 1969
Office Building Max Weishaupt
Brutalism 1974
Europaturm
World Heritage Site 1994
Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg

Quedlinburg, in the Land of Sachsen-Anhalt, was a capital of the East Franconian German Empire at the time of the Saxonian-Ottonian ruling dynasty. It has been a prosperous trading town since the Middle Ages. The number and high quality of the timber-fr…

World Heritage Site 2017
Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura

Modern humans first arrived in Europe 43,000 years ago during the last ice age. One of the areas where they took up residence was the Swabian Jura in southern Germany. Excavated from the 1860s, six caves have revealed items dating from 43,000 to 33,000 …

Brutalism 1967
Kirche und Gemeindezentrum Zum heiligen Bruder Klaus von der Flüe
World Heritage Site 1996
Cologne Cathedral

Begun in 1248, the construction of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and was not completed until 1880. Over seven centuries, successive builders were inspired by the same faith and a spirit of absolute fidelity to the original plans. …

Brutalism
Volkshochschule
World Heritage Site 2013
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe

Descending a long hill dominated by a giant statue of Hercules, the monumental water displays of Wilhelmshöhe were begun by Landgrave Carl of Hesse-Kassel in 1689 around an east-west axis and were developed further into the 19th century. Reser…

Brutalism 1966
Rank-Xerox-Hauptverwaltung
World Heritage Site 2000
Monastic Island of Reichenau

The island of Reichenau on Lake Constance preserves the traces of the Benedictine monastery, founded in 724, which exercised remarkable spiritual, intellectual and artistic influence. The churches of St Mary and Marcus, St Peter and St Paul, and St Geor…

Brutalism
Dietrich Bonhöffer Church
Brutalism
St. Matthew Church (Matthäuskirche)
Brutalism
Hügelhaus
Brutalism 1971
Architekturfakultät, Campus Lichtwiese, TU Darmstadt
Brutalism
Institute for anorganic and analytic Chemistry, Riedberg Campus, Goethe University of Frankfurt
World Heritage Site 2014
Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey

The site is located along the Weser River on the outskirts of Höxter where the Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey were erected between AD 822 and 885 in a largely preserved rural setting. The Westwork is the only standing structure that dates ba…

Brutalism 1958
St. Margaretha Church
Brutalism 1965
St. Paul
Brutalism 1964
Melanchton Community Center and Church
Brutalism
Breuninger Department Store (extension)
Brutalism
House of the Regional Authorities (Landesbehördenhaus)
Brutalism
Bundesschule ADGB (Federal School)
Brutalism 1971
St. Antonius
Brutalism 1974
Town Hall
Brutalism
St. Agnes (today: König Galerie)
Brutalism 1958
St. Johannes der Täufer, Catholic University Hospital Church
Brutalism
House for International Law, University of Cologne (Haus für Internationale Rechtsgebiete, Universität Köln)
Brutalism
Kollegiengebäude 1 (K1) Fakultät Bauwesen, University of Stuttgart
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Telecommunications Center (Fernmeldeamt)
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Kleiner Schlossplatz
Brutalism
Dr.-Schmeißer-Stift
Brutalism
Resurrection of Christ Church (Kirche Christi Auferstehung)
World Heritage Site 2007
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

This transboundary property stretches over 12 countries. Since the end of the last Ice Age, European Beech spread from a few isolated refuge areas in the Alps, Carpathians, Dinarides, Mediterranean and Pyrenees over a short period of a few thousand year…

Brutalism
Apostel-Johannes-Kirche
Brutalism
Messe Offenbach
Brutalism
Gartenstadtkirche
Brutalism
City Hall
Brutalism
University Campus Regensburg
World Heritage Site 1981
Speyer Cathedral

Speyer Cathedral, a basilica with four towers and two domes, was founded by Conrad II in 1030 and remodelled at the end of the 11th century. It is one of the most important Romanesque monuments from the time of the Holy Roman Empire. The cathedral was t…

World Heritage Site 2019
Water Management System of Augsburg

The water management system of the city of Augsburg has evolved in successive phases from the 14th century to the present day. It includes a network of canals, water towers dating from the 15th to 17th centuries, which housed pumping machinery, a water-…

Brutalism 1970
Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach
Brutalism 1971
Collini Center
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Münsterschule
World Heritage Site 1998
Classical Weimar

In the late 18th and early 19th centuries the small Thuringian town of Weimar witnessed a remarkable cultural flowering, attracting many writers and scholars, notably Goethe and Schiller. This development is reflected in the high quality of many of the …

Brutalism
City Hall
Brutalism
Church of Reconciliation (Versöhnungskirche)
World Heritage Site 2018
Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke

The archaeological site of Hedeby consists of the remains of an emporium – or trading town – containing traces of roads, buildings, cemeteries and a harbour dating back to the 1st and early 2nd millennia CE. It is enclosed by part of the Danevirke…

Brutalism
New City Hall
Brutalism
Bilal Mosque
Brutalism 1961
Stadttheater Ingolstadt
Brutalism 1965
Clemens Sels Museum Neuss
Brutalism
Mary Queen of Martyrs Church (Gedenkkirche Maria Regina Martyrum)
Brutalism 1975
Karstadt Department Store
Brutalism 1972
Pädagogische Hochschule (today: Hochschule Esslingen, Campus Flandernhöhe)
Brutalism 1975
Office Building (formerly West-LB Bank)
Brutalism 1968
Church of the Transfiguration of Christ (Kirche Verklärung Christi)
Brutalism 1969
Sonnenring Residential Complex and Bürotel (today Leonardo Royal Hotel)
Brutalism 1968
DEMOLISHED
Auferstehungskirche zu Sailauf
Brutalism 1967
Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Kirche
Brutalism
Norishalle
Brutalism 1964
Kongress am Park
World Heritage Site 1996
Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau

Between 1919 and 1933 the Bauhaus movement revolutionized architectural and aesthetic thinking and practice in the 20th century. The Bauhaus buildings in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau are fundamental representatives of Classical Modernism, directed towards …

Brutalism
Schreiner Building
Brutalism
Youth Center (today: Haus Zille)
Brutalism 1970
DEMOLISHED
AfE Tower, Goethe University of Frankfurt
Brutalism 1963
Car Park
Brutalism 1961
Campus “auf den Lahnbergen”, Philipps-Universität Marburg
Brutalism
Residential Complex Spitteleck
Brutalism
Parking Garage and Apartment Complex Kirchbachstraße 1 & 2
Brutalism 2019
Wilhelm-Leuschner School
Brutalism 1960
St. Don Bosco
Brutalism 1966
Housing Complex Moll (Wohnanlage Moll)
Brutalism
Gym Hall, Graf-Stauffenberg-Gymnasium
Brutalism
Ruhr University
Brutalism
St. Norbert
Brutalism 1956
Christuskirche Bochum
Brutalism 1957
Rotaprint Administration Building
Brutalism 1964
St. Marien and Community Center, Gaggenau
Brutalism 1972
Ebertplatz
Brutalism
Residential High-Rise Ideal
Brutalism 1971
Ihme Zentrum
Brutalism
Allwetter Zoo
Brutalism 1964
Neubau 1, Campus Weißenhof, Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design (Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart)
Brutalism 1955
City Hall
Brutalism
Louisencenter
Brutalism
Ungers Residence and Office Building
Brutalism
Campus Morgenstelle, Eberhard-Karls-Universität
Brutalism 1956
Corbusierhouse (Unité d’Habitation, type Berlin)
Brutalism
Habiflex
Brutalism 1967
St. Mark’s Church (Markuskirche)
Brutalism
Parking Garage (Parkhaus Osterstraße)
Brutalism
St. Pius X
World Heritage Site 2004
Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen

The Town Hall and the statue of Roland on the marketplace of Bremen in north-west Germany are outstanding representations of civic autonomy and sovereignty, as these developed in the Holy Roman Empire in Europe. The old town hall was built in the Gothic…

Brutalism
Crematory
Brutalism 1966
Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Industrie und Handelskammer)
World Heritage Site 2006
Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof

Located on the Danube River in Bavaria, this medieval town contains many buildings of exceptional quality that testify to its history as a trading centre and to its influence on the region from the 9th century. A notable number of historic structures sp…

Brutalism
Community Center with Protestant Church Steigkirche
Brutalism
Office Building (Gewerkschaftshaus)
Brutalism
Residential House
World Heritage Site 2021
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

The Darmstadt Artists’ Colony on Mathildenhöhe, the highest elevation above the city of Darmstadt in west-central Germany, was established in 1897 by Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse, as a centre for emerging reform movements in architecture, arts …

Brutalism
Church of the Holy Cross (Heiligkreuzkirche)
Brutalism
Commercial Building
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Town Hall Extension
Brutalism 1965
Keplerbau
World Heritage Site 1987
Frontiers of the Roman Empire

The ‘Roman Limes’ represents the border line of the Roman Empire at its greatest extent in the 2nd century AD. It stretched over 5,000 km from the Atlantic coast of northern Britain, through Europe to the Black Sea, and from there to the Red Sea and…

Brutalism 1972
Seidenweberhaus
Brutalism
Job Center (JobBörse)
Brutalism 1970
Spa
Brutalism 1968
Church of Christ (Christuskirche)
World Heritage Site 2001
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen

The Zollverein industrial complex in Land Nordrhein-Westfalen consists of the complete infrastructure of a historical coal-mining site, with some 20th-century buildings of outstanding architectural merit. It constitutes remarkable material evidence of t…

World Heritage Site 2021
Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment)

It covers almost 600km of the whole Roman Empire’s Danube frontier. The property formed part of the much large frontier of the Roman Empire that encircled the Mediterranean Sea. The Danube Limes (Western Segment) reflects the specificities of this par…

Brutalism
Office Building “Affenfelsen”
World Heritage Site 1999
Wartburg Castle

Wartburg Castle blends superbly into its forest surroundings and is in many ways ‘the ideal castle’. Although it has retained some original sections from the feudal period, the form it acquired during the 19th-century reconstitution gives a good idea of…

Brutalism
Lecture Hall and Library, Justus von Liebig Universität Gießen
Brutalism 1963
Pilgrimage Church (Wallfahrtsdom)
Brutalism
Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, Retirement Home and Emergency Ambulance
Brutalism 1961
Württemberg State Library
Brutalism 1969
Mourninghall, Kelkheim Cemetery
Brutalism 1963
Parish Center and Protestant Church Sonnenberg
Brutalism
Geschäftshaus Volkswohl Bund Lebensversicherung
Brutalism
Federseemuseum
Brutalism
Brechtbau, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Brutalism 1956
St. Reinold
Brutalism
Josef und Eva Hellenthal Residence
Brutalism 1962
St. Konrad
Brutalism 1963
St Antonius (Fenne)
Brutalism 1965
Chorweiler Housing Estate
Brutalism
Institute for Chemistry, Justus von Liebig Universität Gießen
Brutalism 1970
Main Post Office
Brutalism
Post Office
World Heritage Site 2009
Wadden Sea

The Wadden Sea is the largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats in the world. The site covers the Dutch Wadden Sea Conservation Area, the German Wadden Sea National Parks of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein, and most of the Danish Wadd…

Brutalism 1970
Inda-Gymnasium
Brutalism
Paul Gerhardt Church
World Heritage Site 1994
Völklingen Ironworks

The ironworks, which cover some 6 ha, dominate the city of Völklingen. Although they have recently gone out of production, they are the only intact example, in the whole of western Europe and North America, of an integrated ironworks that was built and…

World Heritage Site 2018
Naumburg Cathedral

Located in the eastern part of the Thuringian Basin, the Cathedral of Naumburg, whose construction began in 1028, is an outstanding testimony to medieval art and architecture. Its Romanesque structure, flanked by two Gothic choirs, demonstrates the styl…

Brutalism 1973
St. Simpert
Brutalism 1962
Bethanien Children’s Village
Brutalism
Residential Complex
Brutalism
High School / Aula Hückelhoven
Brutalism
Hügelhaus
World Heritage Site 2002
Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar

The medieval towns of Wismar and Stralsund, on the Baltic coast of northern Germany, were major trading centres of the Hanseatic League in the 14th and 15th centuries. In the 17th and 18th centuries they became Swedish administrative and defensive centr…

Brutalism
Kornmarkt Parking Garage
Brutalism
Intercontinental Hotel (today: Maritim Hotel)
Brutalism
Staatliches Universitätsbauamt Gießen (today Staatsbauamt Gießen)
Brutalism 1957
E 7, 7 and E 7, 5 Apartment Buildings, Mannheim, Germany
World Heritage Site 1981
Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square

This magnificent Baroque palace – one of the largest and most beautiful in Germany and surrounded by wonderful gardens – was created under the patronage of the prince-bishops Lothar Franz and Friedrich Carl von Schönborn. It was built and decorated…

Brutalism
Commercial Building
Brutalism 1957
Catholic Church Mary Queen of Peace – Fatima
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Community Center Ellener Brok (Gemeindezentrum Ellener Brok)
Brutalism
Wohnanlage Tapachstraße
Brutalism 1965
Central Post Office
Brutalism 1966
Institute for Hygene and Microbiology (today: Institute for Hygene and Environmental Medicine), Freie Universität Berlin
Brutalism 1972
St. Maximilian Kolbe
Brutalism
Kindergarten St. Bonifazius
Brutalism
Apartment and Office Building Uhlemeyerstraße
Brutalism
Medical Doctor’s House
Brutalism
St. Johannes
Brutalism 1976
Bürgerhaus Kleinlinden
Brutalism
Church of Christ the King (Christkönig)
Brutalism 1974
Gasteig Culture Centre (Philarmonie)
World Heritage Site 2011
Fagus Factory in Alfeld

Fagus Factory in Alfeld is a 10-building complex – began around 1910 to the design of Walter Gropius, which is a landmark in the development of modern architecture and industrial design. Serving all stages of manufacture, storage and dispatch of lasts u…

Brutalism
Neckaruferbebauung Nord (Neckarpromenade)
Brutalism
Wilhelm Nusselt Lecture Hall (Wilhelm-Nusselt-Hörsaal)
Brutalism 1967
Katharinen High School
Brutalism 1970
Elementary School (Reineke-Fuchs-Grundschule)
Brutalism 1960
Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Künste (HBK) (today: Kunsthochschule Kassel)
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Post Office
Brutalism
Youth Hostel
Brutalism
Post Office
Brutalism
Deutsche Bahn AG Headquarters
Brutalism 1972
Mourning Hall, Central Cemetery Freigrafendamm
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Parking Garage
Brutalism
New Dining Hall, Campus Bockenheim, Goethe University Frankfurt
Brutalism
St. Marien
Brutalism
Peace Church (Friedenskirche)
Brutalism 1964
St. Matthias
Brutalism 1968
Civic Center Garath / St. Matthäus
World Heritage Site 2012
Margravial Opera House Bayreuth

A masterpiece of Baroque theatre architecture, built between 1745 and 1750, the Opera House is the only entirely preserved example of its type where an audience of 500 can experience Baroque court opera culture and acoustics authentically, as its audito…

Brutalism
Mourning Hall, Cemetery Ravensburg
World Heritage Site 1993
Maulbronn Monastery Complex

Founded in 1147, the Cistercian Maulbronn Monastery is considered the most complete and best-preserved medieval monastic complex north of the Alps. Surrounded by fortified walls, the main buildings were constructed between the 12th and 16th centuries. T…

Brutalism 1970
Dankeskirche
Brutalism
House of the Family (today: Family Center)
Brutalism
Church of the Assumption of Mary (Kirche Mariä Himmelfahrt) (today: Mor-Afrem Church)
Brutalism
Atelier Hermann Rosa
Brutalism
Library, Ruhr Universität Bochum
Brutalism 1965
DEMOLISHED
Drachenfels Restaurant
Brutalism
Parking Garage
Brutalism 1971
St. Raphael
Brutalism 1968
City Hall Extension
Brutalism 1959
City Hall
World Heritage Site 1991
Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch

The abbey, together with its monumental entrance, the famous ‘Torhall’, are rare architectural vestiges of the Carolingian era. The sculptures and paintings from this period are still in remarkably good condition.

Brutalism 1940
Bunker Church St. Sakrament
Brutalism
Museum Lehmbruck
Brutalism 1958
Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste)
Brutalism
The Irion House
Brutalism
Westhausen Cemetery Mourning Hall
Brutalism
Church of the Holy Spirit (Heilig Geist Kirche)
Brutalism 1974
Students Union Building / Dining Hall / University Library, University of Würzburg
Brutalism 1962
St. Maria Visitation (St. Mariä Heimsuchung)
Brutalism 1963
Church of Reconciliation (Versöhnungskirche)
Brutalism 1968
City Hall
World Heritage Site 2015
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus

Speicherstadt and the adjacent Kontorhaus district are two densely built urban areas in the centre of the port city of Hamburg. Speicherstadt, originally developed on a group of narrow islands in the Elbe River between 1885 and 1927, was partly rebuilt …

Brutalism
Lindner Congress Hotel
Brutalism 1970
Terrassenhäuser
Brutalism 1975
Gewandhaus
World Heritage Site 1978
Aachen Cathedral

Construction of this palatine chapel, with its octagonal basilica and cupola, began c. 790–800 under the Emperor Charlemagne. Originally inspired by the churches of the Eastern part of the Holy Roman Empire, it was splendidly enlarged in the Middle Ag…

Brutalism 1969
Kornmarkt Parking Garage
Brutalism
Mourning Hall, Waldfriedhof Zehlendorf
Brutalism 1956
Church at Lietzensee
Brutalism
Sechseckbau (today: Student Center Schleswig-Holstein)
Brutalism
St. Christophorus
Brutalism
Georg-Büchner-Gymnasium
Brutalism 1982
Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord (Kirche von der Verklärung des Herrn)
World Heritage Site 1984
Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl

Set in an idyllic garden landscape, Augustusburg Castle (the sumptuous residence of the prince-archbishops of Cologne) and the Falkenlust hunting lodge (a small rural folly) are among the earliest examples of Rococo architecture in 18th-century Germany….

Brutalism
Schmela Gallery (today Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen)
World Heritage Site 2021
Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Lower German Limes

Following the left bank of the Lower Rhine River for approximately 400 km from the Rhenish Massif in Germany to the North Sea coast in the Netherlands, the transnational property consist of 102 components from one section of the frontiers of the Roman E…

Brutalism 1967
Zionskirche
Brutalism
Faculty of Pedagogy, University of Bonn
Brutalism 1955
Tempelhof City Hall (Extension)
Brutalism
Exhibition Hall (Messehalle)
Brutalism 1968
Company-owned Apartments, Cement Factory Kleinkrems
World Heritage Site 1996
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg

These places in Saxony-Anhalt are all associated with the lives of Martin Luther and his fellow-reformer Melanchthon. They include Melanchthon’s house in Wittenberg, the houses in Eisleben where Luther was born in 1483 and died in 1546, his room in Witt…

Brutalism
Peace Church (Friedenskirche)
Brutalism
Schulzentrum Holtwicker Straße (today: Städtisches Gymnasium Nepomucenum)
World Heritage Site 2002
Upper Middle Rhine Valley

The 65km-stretch of the Middle Rhine Valley, with its castles, historic towns and vineyards, graphically illustrates the long history of human involvement with a dramatic and varied natural landscape. It is intimately associated with history and legend …

World Heritage Site 1986
Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier

Trier, which stands on the Moselle River, was a Roman colony from the 1st century AD and then a great trading centre beginning in the next century. It became one of the capitals of the Tetrarchy at the end of the 3rd century, when it was known as the &l…

Brutalism 1974
Haus der Stadtmusik
Brutalism 1966
St. Johannes der Täufer Church and Community Center
Brutalism 1967
Catholic Church Maria Frieden
World Heritage Site 2011
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

This serial property of 111 small individual sites encompasses the remains of prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements in and around the Alps built from around 5000 to 500 B.C. on the edges of lakes, rivers or wetlands. Excavations, only c…

Brutalism
Apartment Complex Uhlandstraße
Brutalism
Lecture Centre and Library, University of Cologne
Brutalism 1969
DEMOLISHED
Central Post Administration Building Post-Pyramide
Brutalism 1967
Town Hall
Brutalism
Fire and Rescue Station
World Heritage Site 2008
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates

Berlin Modernism Housing Estates. The property consists of six housing estates that testify to innovative housing policies from 1910 to 1933, especially during the Weimar Republic, when the city of Berlin was particularly progressive socially, political…

World Heritage Site 2019
Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region

Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří (Ore Mountains) spans a region in south-eastern Germany (Saxony) and north-western Czechia, which contains a wealth of several metals exploited through mining from the Middle Ages onwards. The region became the most important so…

Brutalism
Parish Hall 12 Apostles
Brutalism
Industrie- und Handelskammer Schwaben
Brutalism 1972
Embassy of Czechoslovakia, East Berlin (today: Embassy of the Czech Republic)
Brutalism 1968
Theoretikum, University of Heidelberg
Brutalism
Post Office
Brutalism 1967
St. Mauritius
Brutalism 1970
Kurmittelhaus Staatsbad Wildbad (today: Palais Thermal)
World Heritage Site 2021
The Great Spa Towns of Europe

This transnational property comprises 11 towns, located in seven European countries: Baden bei Wien (Austria); Spa (Belgium); Františkovy Lázně (Czechia); Karlovy Vary (Czechia); Mariánské Lázně (Czechia); Vichy (France); Bad Ems (Germany)…

Brutalism
Office Building, Schlossplatz
Brutalism
Buchhaus Wittwer
Brutalism
Daniel-Straub-Realschule
World Heritage Site 1992
Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System

The Upper Harz mining water management system, which lies south of the Rammelsberg mines and the town of Goslar, has been developed over a period of some 800 years to assist in the process of extracting ore for the production of non-ferrous metals. Its …

Brutalism
Baumhaus
Brutalism
Church of Resurrection (Auferstehungskirche)
Brutalism
Pfingstbergkirche
World Heritage Site 2021
ShUM Sites of Speyer, Worms and Mainz

Located in the former Imperial cathedral cities of Speyer, Worms and Mainz, in the Upper Rhine Valley, the serial site of Speyer, Worms and Mainz comprise the Speyer Jewry-Court, with the structures of the synagogue and women’s shul (Yiddish for syn…

World Heritage Site 2000
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz

The Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz is an exceptional example of landscape design and planning of the Age of the Enlightenment, the 18th century. Its diverse components – outstanding buildings, landscaped parks and gardens in the English style, and su…

Brutalism 1958
Bürgerhaus Sindlingen
Brutalism
St. Paul
Brutalism 1960
Adoration Church (Anbetungskirche)
World Heritage Site 1987
Hanseatic City of Lübeck

Lübeck – the former capital and Queen City of the Hanseatic League – was founded in the 12th century and prospered until the 16th century as the major trading centre for northern Europe. It has remained a centre for maritime commerce to…

Brutalism 1972
DEMOLISHED
Technisches Rathaus
Brutalism
St. Christopher Church (Christophkirche)
Brutalism 1971
Orpheus and Eurydice Apartment Buildings
Brutalism
Casino (Kurhaus)
Brutalism
Realschule (Secondary School) (today: Max und Moritz Elementary School)
Brutalism
Residential and Commercial Building
Brutalism
Central Animal Labs “Mouse Bunker”, Freie Universität Berlin (Zentrale Tierlaboratorien “Mäusebunker”)
World Heritage Site 2004
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski

A landscaped park of 559.9 ha astride the Neisse River and the border between Poland and Germany, it was created by Prince Hermann von Puckler-Muskau from 1815 to 1844. Blending seamlessly with the surrounding farmed landscape, the park pioneered new ap…

Brutalism
Department Store (today: Woolworth)
Brutalism 1979
Propsteikirche St. Trinitatis
Brutalism 1964
Holy Cross Church (Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche)
Brutalism
Post Office
Brutalism 1963
Community Center Holy Ghost (Gemeindezentrum Heilig-Geist)
Brutalism
City Hall
Brutalism
Residential House Hohenzollerndamm 86
Brutalism 1968
Schering Headquarters
Brutalism 1963
St Hubertus Kehrum
Brutalism
AOK Administrative Building
Brutalism
Hygienic and Bacteriological Institute (Hygienisch-Bakteriologisches Landesuntersuchungsamt)
Brutalism 1966
Luther Church (Lutherkirche)
Brutalism 1976
St. Christophorus Motorway Church
World Heritage Site 1985
St Mary’s Cathedral and St Michael’s Church at Hildesheim

St Michael’s Church was built between 1010 and 1020 on a symmetrical plan with two apses that was characteristic of Ottonian Romanesque art in Old Saxony. Its interior, in particular the wooden ceiling and painted stucco-work, its famous bronze doors an…

Brutalism
Gropiushaus
Brutalism 1972
Wollhaus
Brutalism
Bahnhofsplatz 4
Brutalism 1966
Zum Guten Hirten
Brutalism 1963
Church of the Resurrection (Auferstehungskirche)
Brutalism 1959
City Hall
Brutalism 1969
DEMOLISHED
Extension to the Historisches Museum Frankfurt
Brutalism 1963
St. Elisabeth (today: Apartment Building “Church-Chill”)
Brutalism 1962
City Hall
Brutalism
Apartment building Berolina