Something is missing Berlin and COVID-19. The empty city. No people. No traffic. Only light, shadow, buildings and infrastructure. Subway stations and famous places like Alexanderplatz seem unreally empty. Scattered people seem out of place. A dystopian mood in an otherwise lively city.Read More
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Berlin and its architecture – sober, radical and uncompromising Berlin has a lot to offer from the perspective of architecture. In search of textures, colors, contrasts and symmetries, there are numerous buildings in Berlin. Characterized by their radicalism, sobriety and uncompromisingness. The smooth soberness of the forms, the clarity of the […]Read More
Socialist architecture One of the remaining examples of socialist architecture on Karl-Marx Allee in Berlin is Kino International. Designed by German architect Josef Kaiser and opened 15th november 1963, till 1989 the cinema hosted premieres in the GDR. A characteristic open space with glass surfaces faces the street The theater […]Read More
Forum for the contemporary arts and current debates The Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) is located in Tiergarten in the former Congress Hall and is a forum for the contemporary arts and current debates. It has a special focus on non-European cultures and societies. USA’s contribution to […]Read More
Favorite building in Berlin Despite war, destruction and the barren post-war redevelopment, several exceptional buildings in Berlin managed to survive. Today, they serve as a reminder of the city’s rich history. One of these remarkable symbols of architecture is the Shell House. Waves instead of corners The Shell House […]Read More