Unwanted Heritage/Moderne Heimat Leipzig
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Dr. Marta Doehler-BehzadiMarta Doehler-Behzadi was born in 1957. After her studies at the Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen in Weimar, now Bauhaus-Universität, she worked in the office of the chief architect of the city of Leipzig. Later she worked at the GDR’s Bauakademie in Berlin. Afterwards she returned to Leipzig to work for the Büro für Architektur und Stadtraumplanung.
Marta Doehler-Behzadi has been an independent architect since 1991. In 1993 she and Iris Reuther established the Büro für urbane Projekte in Leipzig. Further information on Dr. Marta Doehler-Behzadi’s work and the Büro für urbane Projekte is available at www.urbaneprojekte.de.
dr Jacek FriedrichJacek Friedrich was born in 1965 in Gdańsk and studied art history at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków.
His doctoral dissertation, which he defended at the University of Gdańsk, examined Gdańsk architecture after 1945. His research addresses issues between architectural and cultural history. He is the author of the book “Gdańskie zabytki architektury do końca XVIII wieku” (“Gdańsk’s Architectural Monuments until the End of the 18th Century”), which was published in Gdańsk in 1995.
Jacek Friedrich is initiator co-author of the exhibition “Unwanted Heritage”, which is on view at Gdańsk’s Łaźnia Centre for Contemporary Art in 2005. In the exhibition, Gdańsk’s and Sopot’s twentieth century architecture is being re-evaluated.
His most recent project is a guide to Gdańsk for children.