Landmark Lusatian

Landscape Architecture: Stefan Giers
Photos: IBA, main photo: ©Thomas Spier

Between Dresden and Berlin, the largest artificial lake landscape in Europe is emerging. Lusatia’s lignite fields are becoming the Lusatian Lake Land. The mighty craters left behind where huge diggers once lifted lignite out of the earth are now being flooded. A former moonscape is being transformed into a »water world« of thirty lakes, ten of which are connected by navigable canals. Right in the centre is the »Lusatian Lake Land Landmark«, an unmistakeable symbol of the future that provides a panoramic view of the lake landscape. its lake and becoming a »Lake Town«.

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