Volume's Archive

The recently rebuilt castle in Berlin, known as "Das Schloss”, which host the Humbolt Forum, was one of the most discussed architecture in Berlin because of its political, symbolic and financial implications. The German federal government spent approximately 700 million euros to build a "fake castle" as a combination of revenge and nostalgia for the destruction of Berlin's original beauty by East Germany, while demolition one of the symbols oft the DDR, the Palast der Republik.