State of Conservation (SOC)
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (2001)
UNESCO Extra-Budgetary Funds
International Assistance granted to the property
Total Amount Ap proved:0USD
1993: World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS joint mission
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Urban pressure (issue resolved)
- Current traffic planning (issue resolved)
- Need to review the legal protection of the site (issue resolved)
Current conservation issues
The Bureau had requested the German authorities to collaborate with ICOMOS in the assessment of the project and to submit a report for examination by the twenty-fifth extraordinary session of the Bureau. The German Permanent Delegation informed the Secretariat that a report would be sent in time for the session. Via the German National Committee of ICOMOS a report was prepared by Stiftung Preussischer Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg which calls attention to the threat the Havel waterway improvement project will cause to the buildings located at the Havel waterfront. Notably, the Heilandskirche in Sacrow and the Maschinenhaus Park Babelsberg could be adversely affected by the project.
Analysis and Conclusion
The Bureau may wish to examine information that may be provided by ICOMOS at the time of its session and take the appropriate decision thereupon.
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Impact of the Havel waterway improvement project on the cultural landscape
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).