This design offers a fresh perspective on communist thinkers, inviting to engage with them on equal terms. The monument from 1986 is now encircled by a sculptural architecture, allowing visitors to discover the space in 360°. Seating areas invite to relax and reflect, while integrated lighting creates a warm and inviting ambiance in the evenings. For those seeking historical insights, information steles provide captivating audio-visual details about the site's history and the life of Ernst Thälmann. Whether you're a tourist or a local, this new landmark is a destination that will both educate and entertain.
Client: State of Berlin, district office Pankow (competition 2019)
Area: approx. 2,700 sqm
Cooperation: Andreas Templin
3D Model of "Ernst Thälmann Monument" by fredfroehlich is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution.