Germany’s industrious west once powered the country’s 20th-century post-war rebirth, until the decline of coal saw it shift gears. Now its cities are turning industrial decay into art…
Western Germany’s hip region for digital nomads and urban creatives; Stephanie D’Arc Taylor; Lonely Planet
Showcasing industrial culture: The Zollverein Coal Mine, Essen in Germany; Aruna Rathod; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine
Germany is celebrating 100 years of Bauhaus all over the country and the Zollverein Coal Mine in Essen is a magnificent testimony to industrial design of an era…
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In Germany, industrial sites are now artful enclaves; Sunaina Kumar; National Geographic
Former mines go from coal to cool with music festivals, giant steel art installations—and Europe’s biggest artificial lake district.
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As coal ends in the Ruhr, a cultural renaissance hits full steam; Stuart Braun; Deutsche Welle
Life After Coal; Amelia Urry; Bill Moyers
Coal plants have fallen one by one. Wind turbines have sprung up among old shaft towers as Germany strives to hit its renewable energy goals.
Essen’s experiment: can going green revive a post-industrial city economy?; Prathap Nair; The Guardian
The German city is working to shake off the coal dust of the industrial Ruhr, but will green tourism be profitable enough to regain its former economic strength?
Discover The World’s Most Beautiful Coal Mine; Sheobi Anne Ramos; TravelersToday
Zollverein Coal Mine is considered as the most beautiful coal mine in the world. In Germany, there lies a treasure unlike any other: a coal mine. You might scoff at the idea, but the Zollverein Coal Mine in Germany is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, also known as the most beautiful coal mine in the world.