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Virginia Tech School of Architecture


Virginia Tech School of Architecture to host a screening of touristic intents on September 28th followed by a panel discussion on the 29th. The panel includes Mat Rappaport, Director, Brian Britt, VT Department of Religion and Culture, and Anu Thapa, VT School of Performing Arts. The panel will be moderated by Associate Professor, Sharóne L.

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World Premiere at the AFFR festival in Rotterdam


Touristic Intents will premiere in the city where one of the film’s 1st interviews was completed! From the festival web site. A megalomaniac project, 4.5 km long, on the Baltic coast, to accommodate 20,000 holiday makers. That was the new Nazi concept for mass tourism as it was originally formulated by Henry Ford. During the

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Verkauf perfekt: Investor lüftet Pläne für Prora-Block 5


OZ Ostsee-Zeitung, 1-15-2019 http://www.ostsee-zeitung.de/Nachrichten/Wirtschaft/Ruegen-Letzter-Block-in-Prora-an-Investor-verkauft Synopsis: Block 5 of Prora is sold to Bauart GmbH. Plans include a unified home for the Prora Documentation Center and the Prora Center. The renovation includes a 6.8 million Euro investment by the government into the renovation of the museum facilities. Bauart GmbH plan to invest 60 million Euros to

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Mat Rappaport Presents Touristic Intents at Visible Evidence XXII


Mat Rappaport presents the project touristic intents at the Visible Evidence conference in Toronto Canada on August 22nd. In the talk Rappaport discusses the history of the project from its initial form as a photographic archive, an audio walk and an outdoor sculpture to the later installation which includes a single channel experimental documentary projected onto

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Panorama.am posts set of Prora Images in short post


The 10,000 bedroom Nazi hotel that was never used (photos) The post titled, ” The 10,000 bedroom Nazi hotel that was never used.” includes a set of pre-development photos that reflect the neglect post German unification. The article omits references to the significant development that is transforming the site into modern apartments and hotels. “Today, the

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Mirror posts new article about Prora’s transformation


Fancy staying in the ‘Hitler Hotel’? 10,000 room Nazi retreat is transformed into luxury apartments for tourists “A former Nazi retreat dubbed the ‘Hitler Hotel’ is being transformed into luxurious holiday apartments for tourists.The 10,000 room building, originally commissioned by Adolf Hitler in 1936 and designed by Clemens Klotz, was intended to provide leisure activities for German workers and

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