Protagonists in Conversation


The old Town will be a good Place to live

Interview with Gisela Kirchner and Iris Reuther

"There was much debate about the Luther Birthplace Ensemble – but it was worth it."
Gisela Kirchner Leader of the Urban Planning and Renovation Department of Lutherstadt Eisleben Town Council (left)

"The image of the Old Town is evolving to that of a good place to live.
Iris Reuther Urban Planning Architect/ Büro für urbane Projekte (right)


Luther Trail – History and Urban Redevelopment

Interview with Dr. Christian Philipsen and Kerstin Faber

"The reprofiling as Lutherstadt is a consequence of the shrinking process." 
Dr. Christian Philipsen Head of the Luther Memorials Eisleben, Luther Memorials Foundation of Saxony-Anhalt

"Festivals have a social force that should not be underestimated, they promote identification."
Kerstin Faber Manager with responsibility for Eisleben at the IBA office


Good Heritage Conservation is a Cooperative Process

Interview with Dr. Ulrike Wendland

"We all communicated with one another beyond the scope of the normal processes in order to achieve the common goal."
Dr. Ulrike Wendland State Conservator, Saxony-Anhalt State Office for Archaeology and Heritage Conservation


Info: Lutherstadt Eisleben

(Municipal Area of 2010)
1989: 35.374
2009: 25.988
2025: 19.342 (Future Prospect)

Municipal Area: 143,81 qkm

IBA-Website of the Lutherstadt Eisleben