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ReichsBaumeister
Level 35 : Artisan Architect
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was to the projected renewal of the German capital Berlin during the Nazi period, part of Adolf Hitler's vision for the future of Nazi Germany after the planned victory inWorld War II. Albert Speer, the "first architect of the Third Reich", produced many of the plans for the rebuilt city in his capacity as overseer of the project, only a small portion of which was realized between the years 1937 and 1943 when construction took place.

Some projects, such as the creation of a great East-West city axis, which included broadening Charlottenburger Chaussee (todayStraße des 17. Juni) and placing the Berlin victory column in the centre, far away from the Reichstag, where it originally stood, were completed. Others, however, such as the creation of the Große Halle (Great Hall), had to be shelved owing to the beginning of war. A great number of the old buildings in many of the planned construction areas were, however, demolished before the war, and eventually defeat stopped the plans.




At the northern end of the avenue on the site of the Königsplatz (now the Platz der Republik) there was to be a large open forum known as Großer Platz with an area of around 350,000 square metres (3,767,369 square feet). This square was to be surrounded by the grandest buildings of all, with the Führer's palace on the west side on the site of the former Kroll Opera House, the 1894 Reichstag Building on the east side and the third Reich Chancellery and high command of the German Army on the south side (on either side of the square's entrance from the Avenue of Splendours). On the north side of the plaza, straddling the River Spree, Speer planned to build the centrepiece of the new Berlin, an enormous domed building, the Volkshalle (people's hall), designed by Hitler himself. It would still remain the largest enclosed space in the world had it been built. Although war came before work could begin, all the necessary land was acquired, and the engineering plans were worked out. The building would have been over 200 metres (656 feet) high and 250 metres (820 feet) in diameter, sixteen times larger than the dome of St. Peter's Basilica.

More information - http://vk.com/grossereich_minecraft
Progress: 10% Complete

Update #2 : 08/03/2017 6:08:02 am8/03/17

Grand Update!


Completely rebuilt the city on a larger scale. Now more detail in the buildings.
Scratch built:
- The New Reich Chancellery
- Palace of the Fuhrer
- The Supreme command of the Wehrmacht
- Brandenburg gate
- The Reichstag
- The Great Square
- The new Reichstag
- The U.S. Embassy in Berlin

Update #1 : 05/13/2016 1:53:42 pm5/13/16

- Updated Folk Hall (increased in size, more detailed);
- Initiation of the Wehrmacht High Command (Headquarters Luftwaffe);
- Ready to Brandenburg Gate;
- Ready facade of the Supreme Command of the Kriegsmarine.

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  • Roddan
  • Level 46
  • Master Taco
  • November 17, 2017, 4:33 am
ive been wanting to do this myself so I went looking around and damn dude, this is so good
  • MineHero43
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 10, 2017, 7:24 am
This truly is amazing! When will it be up for download?
  • CBT007
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 9, 2017, 7:57 am
ReichsBaumeister are you nearing completion of the north south axis? Loads of people including me can't wait for the download link!
Hallo ReichsBaumeister.
I am a huge huge National Socialism history buff, and this is truly one of the best projects I have ever seen. I made a planet minecraft account to tell you. To see Germania come alive and in such detail and color is breathtaking. I hope that you complete the South-Axis one day and release this. You are truly skilled and talented and im humbled by this project and hope for the chance one day to explore this groundbreaking city.
Thank you & good luck
I will be following this :)
Thank you! The hardest part of my job is to find accurate information.
I believe it! There is so little around about the Fuhrer Cities. Really truly interesting stuff though.
Please tell me this project is still alive. Im stunned.
The project is alive. I work :)
Sehr gut! Heil dir.
De lo mejor que vi en minecraft hasta ahora
  • CBT007
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • August 14, 2017, 4:37 am
This is the best build in the world, i don't care if it's not finished put a link to download the map now please i beg you. This is fantastic!!!
  • Senaaib
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Crafter
  • August 3, 2017, 10:24 am
Wow. Please a download link!!!
Very well done! The rework of the buildings has done wonders, it looks absolutely perfect. If I may ask a few questions, do some of the buildings have interiors? I know not all are documented but neglecting atleast the interior of the Great Hall and Reichs Kanzlei would be a missed opportunity. Also how much of the plans are you aiming at reconstructing? I imagine doing the entire city would be a bit ridiculous?
1. I plan to do the interior as soon as you get information about what the interior should be there.
Of course, the Great Hall of the Reich Chancellery will be the most detailed .
2. I want to make as more as possible. Specifically, I want to make the main axis North-South.
Mt bom, adorei
  • Ed_Arch
  • Level 10
  • Journeyman Architect
  • July 15, 2017, 10:16 am
You must put this on a server! You will become a rival for World of Keralis!
  • jon_man0499
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Miner
  • June 5, 2017, 10:17 pm
Now This is a project Good luck on it!!!!!
where is the link?
I'm not sure it will appear soon
Hello, my name is governorkevin, I am a Youtuber on Minecraft. When I get my new computer ready, I hope to play this world and have it in a series I am making. I would like to know when it will be finished, and I look forward to hopefully seeing more amazing projects like this! I give this a 10/10!
  • Panam01
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • April 2, 2017, 10:36 pm
Very, very nice work! I too am fascinated by this city, and I believe this minecraft version does it justice! Keep up the great work!
  • Ldoo
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • March 19, 2017, 12:02 pm
Plz work as fast as you can because this is the freaking most beautiful thing I've ever seen and I needs a download. Can you also include interior for all the buildings?
Ahah, okay, I'm working as quickly as possible
  • XDscoper420
  • Level 21
  • Expert Engineer
  • March 17, 2017, 2:18 am
Great job. Here's a swa-sticker for you.

HAHAHAHAHAhaha... ha?

No?

I'll see myself out.
  • azzSky
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Architect
  • March 3, 2017, 12:56 pm
i don't approve what the nazis done but we have to admit that Speer architecture was grandiose. It's the hugeness and the absurdness of buildings which get them beautiful. And you made this perfectly ! GREAT job
  • eagle964
  • Level 14
  • Journeyman Miner
  • January 2, 2017, 11:39 am
Fantastic! You sir, as the Albert Speer of Minecraft!
  • jwpark1525
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • December 19, 2016, 10:09 pm
I love your builds! (I became fascinated in Nazi Buildings after watching the Man in the High Castle). I was wondering when the download was coming? And also, I saw your Russian group thing and was wondering what program u were using to make the people like that (seating, handshake), army of people, scaling down (cars, helmet, etc) and stuff. Thanks!
Thank you. I plan to add the map download when i will complete the north-south axis of the city.
To create this images I use a program such as Cinema 4d and Mine-imator.
  • jwpark1525
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • March 18, 2017, 8:41 pm
It looks super great!!! Can't wait for the download :D
  • DINPAG Line
  • Level 17
  • Journeyman Architect
  • November 12, 2016, 11:27 am
Is there comeing a download of this map?
I will add map download when I will complete north-south axis of the city :D
  • DINPAG Line
  • Level 17
  • Journeyman Architect
  • November 12, 2016, 11:26 am
Nice work, Keep it up
How far are you with the city's main street - north-south axis.
cant wait to download it and see it for myself.
Very much respect for what you build.
  • rommel00
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • August 1, 2016, 12:33 am
Oh my godness! Massive respect!
  • Cheeceer
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • July 11, 2016, 8:20 am
RESPEKT!!!! Ich warte so hart auf die Veröffentlichung!
when does that map to be download ?
When I do the city's main street - north-south axis.
  • Rome11
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • June 6, 2016, 3:20 pm
Dude? Is there any way I can contribute? I absolutely love your project!
  • CammoFrog
  • Level 14
  • Journeyman Pokemon
  • June 6, 2016, 11:30 am
xD Woher hast du die Baupläne ?
Im Internet viele Zeichnungen der wichtigsten Gebäude der Stadt. Ich habe sie und Fotos von Modellen verwendet .
  • Vatredox
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Toast
  • June 5, 2016, 10:54 am
Sieg Heil.
wtf are u a nazi?
  • Vatredox
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Toast
  • August 4, 2016, 8:16 pm
bitch i might be
  • Mech265
  • Level 43
  • Master Architect
  • June 5, 2016, 10:50 am
The Man In The High Castle
  • shj1991
  • Level 37
  • Artisan Architect
  • May 29, 2016, 1:45 pm
Great to see this great city realised in Minecraft! Keep it up!
  • CraftyFoxe
  • Chat Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Fox
  • May 28, 2016, 8:46 pm
Well crafted
  • Ostpreusse
  • Level 51
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • May 13, 2016, 12:11 pm
This is truely one of the best recreations of Albert Speer's masterpiece. I have participated and also led similar Projects like the Neue Reichskanzlei and I have to say that nationalsocialistic classizism is one of the best Styles so far. Anyway, good Luck with your Project and don't let those moralizers and denunciators demotivate you.

Greetings to Russia from Germany,
Ostpreusse.
  • Onave
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Fox
  • April 16, 2016, 4:57 am
I love Albert Speer's architecture!
  • C_B_John
  • Level 78
  • Legendary Architect
  • April 16, 2016, 2:37 am
This is a really good recreation, don't give up!
Greetings from Germany!
  • HONNICON2
  • Level 39
  • Artisan Droid
  • April 16, 2016, 2:02 am
Damn! Hvis looks incredible! I will check it out thouroughly. I was actually working on a vert simmilar project a few months ago, bit grew uninterested and bored in the long run, unfortunately. Hvis is hands down: my all time favourite PMC project now. Amazing work!

Here is a picture from my version of the Germania project: http://imgur.com/83EFyUO


  • Very_T
  • Level 21
  • Expert Architect
  • April 15, 2016, 1:45 pm
This is a great recreation, you can really see the gigantims and the idea behind Nazi architecture! :D
  • Norway_Lover
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Soldier
  • April 15, 2016, 10:21 am
This is an excellent reconstruction of Albert Speer's Welthauptstadt Germania.
  • PixelGamePL
  • Level 42
  • Master Architect
  • April 15, 2016, 2:32 am
I love the design of Albert Speer , waiting for more buildings . Once I built but it was too time- consuming . Congratulations .
  • Sharelore
  • Level 24
  • Expert Artist
  • April 14, 2016, 6:42 pm
The author is not supporting Nazism in anyway, this is purely for architectual recreation, nothing more.
You're so right! It shames me that Planet Minecraft not removed the project although it has been reported from some users.
  • Ash
  • Site Moderator
  • Level 62
  • High Grandmaster Button Pusher
  • April 15, 2016, 8:01 am
This is considered fine by our rules; the author has permission to post it.
It may be compliant. However, if I run this site, I would not racism or Nazi ideas want to have it, even if it is not explicitly prohibited. The question is which public image of Planet Minecraft arises when the first thing you see, are Hitlers megalomaniac monuments.
  • _Zioka1_
  • Level 28
  • Expert Demolitionist
  • April 15, 2016, 3:06 pm
Unless someone had pointed it out, I wouldn't have know it was of Nazi design and I don't see a single emblem of the Nazi party anywhere. You seem to be fixated on the name/history of a party regime and not the architecture at all, which is the point of PMC: To put forth architectural ideas for recreation and study. The argument has been decided based on the rules.
What's next? Let us build concentration camps in Minecraft? But it is okay. If everyone here believes the buildings of the Nazi regime are simply architecture, then probably I am wrong. I just hope, no one in the future believes a neonazi-party is simply a party.

Let me just say one thing before I say goodbye from the discussion:

My grandfather died in World War II, my father was bullied as a child because he was not allowed to go into the Hitler Youth because my grandfather had fallen in Russia, shredded by shrapnel. My grandma had given the regime enough. This brave woman did Hitler not even give her eldest son.

My other grandfather came in 1947, nearly three years after the war, from Russian captivity. They had thought he would die anyway, so starved as he was. But he made it home.

My parents starved later in the postwar period too.

And we are Germans. We were the people of the perpetrators in this war.
Unimaginable what people of other nations have suffered under the yoke of the Nazis. The Nazis were inhumane Monsters and so these buildings are inhumane. Simply inhuman architecture.

If there would be this buildings today, no one could play Minecraft, no one would live in freedom and no one could say, what he thinks.
But it`s only architecture. More than 50 million deaths and their families would not call it simple architecture.

In addition, the builder makes a Nazi role play, where you take the role of a high-ranking Nazi.
There are so many great things that you can do. Nobody should enact or rebuild this horrible terror.
  • _Zioka1_
  • Level 28
  • Expert Demolitionist
  • April 16, 2016, 2:36 am
You can quit Planet Minecraft any time you want since you're making it personal all by yourself.
  • Foxy
  • Super Moderator
  • Level 51
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • April 15, 2016, 8:01 am
That's exactly why we aren't removing it though...
It will not be deleted because it has been reported? Then delete it, because this project based on the ideas of a man who is responsible for the deaths of millions of people: Adolf Hitler.
  • Foxy
  • Super Moderator
  • Level 51
  • Grandmaster Fox
  • April 15, 2016, 8:51 am
No...it won't be deleted because:
"The author is not supporting Nazism in anyway, this is purely for architectual recreation, nothing more."

to which you replied
"You're so right!"

and then suggested that it should be removed. But what he said is the reason why we aren't removing it.
well, i dont think so. i remember that i reported it, nothing happened. i think it is definitely nazism, look at his name:"reichsbaumeister" and look at two pictures: u can see nazi symbols. but i accept that the moderators dont delete it, and i wont yell at them, i wont report it again.
I have overlooked a little "not"...
  • Fischsuppe
  • Level 49
  • Master Blob
  • June 1, 2016, 1:38 am
you shouldnt close your eyes when it comes to history, and this is sadly a part of our history ? Do u want that people forget it ? Your points are so invalid
I see a few comments on this project speaking negatively due to the undeniable reputation of the Nazis. While I do not agree with or support Nazi views, it doesn't appear that you do either, and that instead this appears to be a re-enactment of alternate history, which is something that should be taken into consideration by future commentators (seriously, guys, haven't you heard of Wolfenstein?). I have always been somewhat fascinated with what Hitler had planned for Berlin in terms of architectural reconstruction of Berlin (emphasizing this part so those who skim comments know what to look at). I assume you yourself have a similar fascination with this, and I personally am impressed with your work.

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