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English translation: ribbon of governmental buildings

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00:26 Nov 12, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
German term or phrase: Band des Bundes
"Durch den Mauerfall wurde diese Planung jedoch jäh unterbrochen und das vorgesehene Grundstück Bestandteil des ‚Band des Bundes’ - jenes städtebaulichen Masterplans, den der Architekt X für die neuen Regierungsbauten in Berlin entwarf."

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Nadja
N.L.
United States
Local time: 05:11
English translation:ribbon of governmental buildings
Explanation:
I found this translation at several sites.

Band des Bundes ribbon of government buildings

http://www.dewsbery.de/Glossar/berlin.html


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Note added at 9 mins (2003-11-12 00:35:45 GMT) Post-grading
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Originally, the Spreebogen, a bend in the Spree River which comprises part of the Tiergarten district and is now the site of the seat of the German federal government, was located outside the city walls of Berlin. In the middle of the 19th century construction began on the site; the Reichstag with the Königsplatz, or King\'s Square, the Victory Column and the legendary Kroll Opera were built there. In the years following the war, the Spreebogen formed part of the greenbelt areas of the Tiergarten Park and grew to be an important recreation center and stage for various types of festivals.
Until 1989, the areas was characterized by its proximity to the Berlin Wall (black line), but today new buildings and construction sites are commonplace: The \"Band des Bundes\" (literally: \"ribbon of the federation\") comprises a complex of several buildings running in an east-west direction, connecting the two sides of the Spree River in Berlin and symbolically joining the formerly divided country.

http://library.mcmaster.ca/maps/fc2002.htm
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Kim Metzger
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ribbon of governmental buildings


Explanation:
I found this translation at several sites.

Band des Bundes ribbon of government buildings

http://www.dewsbery.de/Glossar/berlin.html


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Note added at 9 mins (2003-11-12 00:35:45 GMT) Post-grading
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Originally, the Spreebogen, a bend in the Spree River which comprises part of the Tiergarten district and is now the site of the seat of the German federal government, was located outside the city walls of Berlin. In the middle of the 19th century construction began on the site; the Reichstag with the Königsplatz, or King\'s Square, the Victory Column and the legendary Kroll Opera were built there. In the years following the war, the Spreebogen formed part of the greenbelt areas of the Tiergarten Park and grew to be an important recreation center and stage for various types of festivals.
Until 1989, the areas was characterized by its proximity to the Berlin Wall (black line), but today new buildings and construction sites are commonplace: The \"Band des Bundes\" (literally: \"ribbon of the federation\") comprises a complex of several buildings running in an east-west direction, connecting the two sides of the Spree River in Berlin and symbolically joining the formerly divided country.

http://library.mcmaster.ca/maps/fc2002.htm



    Reference: http://www.dewsbery.de/Glossar/berlin.html
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