The majority of these ‘drowned buildings’ are the direct result of decisions to dam a river and create a reservoir, create hydroelectricity, etc. How should we analyze this type of cultural landscape? What does it ‘say’ about the multiple groups that have contributed to this layered, complex landscape? Pictured here is the St. Nicolas Church in Macedonia, an 1850 building that is losing to the unrelenting 2003 reservoir that at times fully submerges the building.
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