The Reconstruction of Ypres
Full of stories of resilience and regeneration, this book guides you along the most typical examples of Ypres’ post-war architecture.
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During the First World War Ypres was literally razed to the ground. At the end of the conflict the city was declared 100% destroyed. Nevertheless, ten years after Armistice the place looked as if there had never been a war around. Almost all houses had been rebuilt.
oday Ypres is generally considered one of the best examples of post-conflict reconstruction. Full of stories of resilience and regeneration, this book guides you along the most typical examples of Ypres’ post-war architecture, but also shows the most striking deviations.
Number of pages95
Author(s)Dominiek Dendooven, Jan Dewilde
PublisherIn Flanders Fields Museum