How they made cathedrals out of bricks

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the lovely guidebooks you sent us. The members of our travel group were very pleased with them. In future, we hope to be able to interest more groups in the Brick Gothic. I am sending you a short travel report by our Univentra group […]

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Christmas Greetings

Dear Friends and Supporters of Brick Gothic Christmas time and the start of a new year is often a time to reflect. We look back on our delightful encounters, and they remind us that together everything is so much easier to cope with. Together we can master all challenges, for only together are we truly […]

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International guests visit the City of Four Gates Neubrandenburg

This year’s General Meeting of members of the European Route of Brick Gothic was held for the first time in the City of Four Gates Neubrandenburg. How did the visit come about? I vividly remember how — we made the commitment back at the General Meeting of members 2017 in Greifswald: “2020 in the City […]

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Travel report of a support member

As a support member I attended for the first time a general meeting of the European Route of Brick Gothic (EuRoB), driving from the Eifel to Neubrandenburg via Gotha, Bad Belzig in High Fläming, Potsdam and Buberow, then afterwards to Lübeck via Altentreptow, Burg Klempenow and Wismar. What a rich assortment of Gothic Brickwork! In […]

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The Brick Gothic working group introduces itself

In September 2020, architectural historian Dirk Schumann and EuRoB Executive Director Dr. Edith Kowalski took part in the 15th International Congress of Brick Architecture in Wismar and presented her scientific working group on Brick Gothic, which is affiliated with the European Route of Brick Gothic. The conference proceedings were published in May 2021. You can […]

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World Heritage and Brick

The 2021 annual edition of the magazine WELT-KULTUR-ERBE of the Hanseatic cities of Stralsund and Wismar with the thematic focus “World Heritage and Brick” is now available, with an article on the European Route of Brick Gothic (in German): Universeller Wert eines universellen Baumaterials – Das internationale Netzwerk Europäische Route der Backsteingotik e.V. (Universal value […]

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The Hospital Chapel of St. George in Eberswalde

The significance of Eberswalde grew considerably when Albrecht II made the town a place of power of the Brandenburg margrave. In addition to the representative development of the town church of St. Mary Magdalene, the administrative relocation of an important trade route via Eberswalde is indicative of the contents of a margravial document sealed in […]

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News at the beginning of the year

Dear Friends and Supporters of Brick Gothic At the beginning of 2021, we are starting a new challenging but also exciting year. Working group on monument preservation / science issues On February 24th, 2021 from 5 p.m., our working group on monument preservation / science issues will meet for an online session via Zoom. The […]

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Glædelig jul

„In the calm and quiet twilight on the border between day and night the huge remains of past centuries still stand, and rise up in pointed arches and vaults as witnesses of earlier great past above the ailing present.“ Dear Friends and Supporters of Brick Gothic This saying by the 19th century painter Caspar David […]

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