Bushes and shrubbery conquer ammunition contaminated soil, a spaceship-like building is found in a desert scenery – the conversion of former military sites is forming surreal landscapes in Germany.
About 20 years after the withdrawal of the allied forces, the conversion of some areas has already been completed, in others it has not even begun. For the latter nature is taking possession of the military remainders.
The examination of the current character and use of these military areas allows a differentiated view on this long term conversion process in Germany.
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