What Is a Reconstruction?

In architecture and monument preservation, a reconstruction is the largely prototypical restoration of destroyed architectural monuments, historical buildings, or parts of buildings. Reconstruction of buildings has been a common practice for centuries. For the most part, buildings and ensembles that are important to culture and history are reconstructed, often after being destroyed by war, decay,

What is monument protection?

Monument protection serves to protect cultural monuments and overall facilities relevant to cultural history (ensemble protection). The aim of monument protection in Germany is to ensure that monuments are permanently preserved and are not falsified, damaged, impaired or destroyed. As a rule, monument protection refers to mostly architecturally designed cultural assets that are to be