Block P

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  • May 4th, 2014 at 2:00 pm
  • Directed by Rikke Diemer
  • 2013Denmark35 minutesDanish (with English subtitles)

This documentary is about Block P in Nuuk, Greenland, which was demolished in 2012. When Block P was completed in Nuuk in 1966, it was the huge largest residential building and a symbol of modern development in Greenland. But the 5-storey and 200-meter property on Great Plain in the middle of Nuuk was also for many the symbol of a failed policy of centralization. It was often been referred to as an architectural disaster.

However, after the demolition, Block P lives on, largely in the hearts of all those who have experienced the significant building and especially those who have lived the property – which was 1% of the entire population of Greenland.