Reinventing Traditionalism: The Influence of Critical Reconstruction on the Shape of Berlin's Friedrichstadt
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Critical Reconstruction is an architectural and city planning theory developed by the German architect, Josef Paul Kleihues in the 1960's. This paper explores the theory's application in the Berlin district of Friedrichstadt. The political and historical significance of Critical Reconstruction as a guiding principle for reconstruction and city planning in Berlin today is also examined.