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Exhibition review is called "Fascination and Violence". Much of the exhibition areas – but in general it is 1300 square meters. m – located on the third floor of the building of the National Socialists. Author project – Gunther Domenig, professor of Graz – won the architectural competition in 1998, his deconstructive concept was a compelling contrast to the construction of the National Socialists. He breaks the strict geometry and monumentality.

Destructive construction of the National Socialists in any way "does not completes." Insertions and superstructure made Domenigom, keep your distance. Domenig opposes the symmetry of the Nazi building their designs in steel, concrete and glass that are completely deprived of the right corner. The clash of forms of dictatorship and democracy, freedom and terror, expressed language of architecture is itself an event. The central "pile" is not only the symbolic meaning. Gently rising up in a few planes bridge opens visitors. Therefore, old and new is strictly delimited.

Thus, the new simple concrete floors in all rooms ending in five inches of rough, unfinished brick walls. This constant exhibition is drawn primarily to the younger generation. The essence of the exhibition is transmitted using modern media, many videostantsy, audio guides and sharp images in 65 photos and text stands. In 14 chapters, it comes off NSPRG (NSDAP), the mass myth and the "cult of the Fuhrer" of Nuremberg – the "city of the III Reich Party Congresses," the terror and deprivation of rights, advocacy and reality of World War II and the Holocaust. In this case the Nazi building itself is a show piece. "Just the same, feel the weight of the ceiling and walls, you feel overwhelmed by a stone weight of history", – writes the weekly newspaper "Die vohe." On the roof of the hall Congress for the first time made possible a sensational view of the entire area. Cinema and lecture hall, as well as "educational forum" with two large seminar rooms on the roof of the building provide an excellent opportunity to expand horizons visitors. Extensive teacher accompanying program – next Support of the new restaurant. City museums, in collaboration with various partners, offer a diverse for German museums nature and extent of a program of historical-political education. 45-minute talks on various topics (such as "system of terror and concentration camps") to rich educational and project days (for example, on "Right-wing extremism"). Documentation Centre – this is not just a place where he was declared the Nazi regime. View should also be directed forward, the violence and right wing today. Largely due to his Nuremberg Documentation Center was recently awarded a UNESCO prize for education in human rights. rovozhdayut board of trustees and senior scientific advisory board. For a long time, Berlin and Munich from the left its share of responsibility for the legacy of Nuremberg after the Nazis got. However, the project was considered a matter of the whole nation. Now expenditure of $ 21.5 million German marks federation, the land and the town is divided between, equal shares. Funding for the project for its subsidy support a number of private and public institutions. Thus, this event is on a voluntary basis and broad is a great resonance in Germany, so and abroad …

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