Online event: Vacation dreams in socialism

Cooperation event with the Leibniz Institute for Space-Related
Social Research e.V. (IRS), Erkner

The main sponsor of the state recreation system in the DDR was the FDGB holiday service. However, companies and combines created their own recreational facilities for their employees in order to meet the enormous demand for vacation spots. From the Baltic coast to the Lausitz, from the Müritz to the Thuringian Forest, countless holiday properties have been built. The book is dedicated to this previously unexplored topic. In it, the author explores the question of how the architectural adventure spaces of the state-controlled vacation were designed and which influences existed from Eastern and Western Europe.


Prof. Dr. Daniela Spiegel, architectural historian, Dessau

Urlaub im Sozialismus

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The event will take place in German.