Brick cross on the roof of a housing complex

The brick cross positioned on the roof of the listed housing complex at De-Haen-Platz in Hanover has been custom-built from around 1 100 clinker bricks. Four prefabricated elements were joined together to form one structure, each element forming one arm of the monument. Following demolition of the old, dilapidated conventionally brick-built cross, precise measurements were taken for the new 2.20-m-high prefabricated cross. For this cross, four brick elements were built traditionally by hand. The original ornamental brickwork with clinker bricks set at angles of the existing building was...

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