The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

• The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

The Third Reich was defeated more than 70 years ago, but many of the buildings built by the Nazis used the Germans and now. The fate of these buildings says a new book by Colin Philpott (Colin Philpott) "Remnants of the Reich buildings, left behind by the Nazis" ( "Relics of the Reich: the Buildings the Nazis Left Behind").

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

Congresses Territory Nazi Party in Nuremberg.

In 1920-1930-ies extensive park on the south-east of Nuremberg has been transformed into the territory of Congresses Nazi Party. Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders annually performed in front of a crowd of thousands from the rostrum of the Zeppelin, designed by Albert Speer, who was the favorite architect of the Führer.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

After 1945, the territory of the former congresses Nazi Party served as a park area, the football stadium and an open-air museum, which tells about the role of Nuremberg in the history of Nazi Germany. Currently, local authorities are hesitant to invest 70 million euros in its reconstruction.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

Führerbau (Fuhrer's House) in Munich.

Führerbau building served as the residence of Adolf Hitler in Munich. In 1938 Führerbau signed the Munich agreement on the transfer of the German Sudetenland.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

Today unremarkable Führerbau Artsisshtrasse building at 12 is the Munich High School of Music and Theater.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

The resort Prora on the island of Rügen in Germany.

Prora seaside resort, built in the "Strength through Joy" program, at the same time could take up to 20 thousand tourists. The resort was closed after the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

After 1945, the sanatorium body, stretching for three miles along the coast, used by the army. At the present time, despite some opposition from local residents in the buildings were equipped luxury apartments for tourists.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

Karinhall - that Hermann Goering.

Karinhall estate in Schorfheide woods near Berlin was built in the 1930s, Reich Marshal Hermann Goering and destroyed at his order in 1945 during the offensive forces of the anti-Hitler coalition in Germany.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

In the moment of Karinhall estate remained one-sided.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

fyurerbunkere in Berlin.

There were fears that the Nazi structures, and in particular the bunker under the Reich Chancellery building, where Adolf Hitler spent the last months of his life and committed suicide, become a cult place for neo-Nazis. After the Second World War the Reich Chancellery building was demolished, and the bunker was under it exploded.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

Now in the place of the hopper is a residential complex and a car park.

The architecture of the Third Reich Then and Now

Cover of the book "Relics of the Reich" Colin Philpott.