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Floating Penthouse Berlin / Atelier Zafari

03:00 - 10 August, 2018
Floating Penthouse Berlin / Atelier Zafari, © Werner Huthmacher
© Werner Huthmacher

© Werner Huthmacher © Werner Huthmacher © Werner Huthmacher © Werner Huthmacher + 12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Berlin, Germany
  • Lead Architects

    Sohrab Zafari
  • Construction Engineer

    K. J. Meyer
  • Area

    120.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Reception Area of the Schaubühne Berlin / Barkow Leibinger

02:00 - 3 August, 2018
Reception Area of the Schaubühne Berlin  / Barkow Leibinger, © Simon Menges
© Simon Menges

© Simon Menges © Simon Menges © Simon Menges © Simon Menges + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Berlin, Germany
  • Lead Architects

    Barkow Leibinger,Frank Barkow, Regine Leibinger
  • Team

    Antje Steckhan (Project Architect), Jens Wessel, Andreas Moling, Reidar Mester (Model, Implementation Lighting Element)
  • Area

    860.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Animalesque Berlin AA Visiting School

10:52 - 17 July, 2018
Animalesque Berlin AA Visiting School

The Berlin AA Visiting School, an arm of Architectural Association School of Architecture, is still accepting registrations for their cutting edge lecture- and seminar series from the 6th till the 17th of August 2018. Participants will learn to adapt their design perspectives from anthropocentric to human-animal co-perspective, design and construct “The Insectarium”, and actively participate in Berlin’s political, ecological, and planning scene through talks and interactive sessions with an amazing roster of speakers ranging from legendary Raoul Bunschoten, Francois Roche, UNStudio, ARUP, Emanuele Coccia and Ricardo de Ostos!

The immersive multisensory experience will enhance the practical applications of helping wildlife

Alte Schönhauser 5 / TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten

05:00 - 14 July, 2018
Alte Schönhauser 5 / TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten, © Nils Koenning
© Nils Koenning

© Nils Koenning © Lev Chestakov © Nils Koenning © Lev Chestakov + 37

  • Architects

  • Location

    Alte Schönhauser Str., 10119 Berlin, Germany
  • Lead Architects

    Sergei Tchoban, TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten
  • Project partner

    Philipp Bauer
  • Project leader

    Paul Olufs
  • Team

    Anja Schroth, Katja Redmann, Sarah Papen
  • Area

    6770.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Gewers Pudewill Unveils Competition-Winning Proposal for Vertical Folding Tower in Berlin

14:00 - 4 July, 2018
Courtesy of Gewers Pudewill
Courtesy of Gewers Pudewill

Last October, Germany-based Gewers Pudewill was awarded first place in an invited competition to design the Stream Tower, a new office high-rise in Berlin. The 24-story scheme elaborates on a vertical folding theme expressed through the slabs and façade, creating a programmatic sculpture depicted in recently-unveiled imagery.

Situated next to the city's Mercedes-Benz Arena, the tower will reach a height of 300 feet (90 meters), and a floor area of 430,000 square feet (42,000 square meters). Upon completion, the scheme will host the popular online fashion retailer Zalando.

Opening Lines: Sketchbooks of Ten Modern Architects

16:00 - 28 June, 2018
Opening Lines: Sketchbooks of Ten Modern Architects, Álvaro Siza (*1933) Évora, Quinta da Malagueira Caderno 1, 1977, Ink on paper, 300 x 210 mm, Image Courtesy Drawing Matter, © The Architect
Álvaro Siza (*1933) Évora, Quinta da Malagueira Caderno 1, 1977, Ink on paper, 300 x 210 mm, Image Courtesy Drawing Matter, © The Architect

Opening Lines: Sketchbooks of Ten Modern Architects, an exhibition drawn from the Drawing Matter collection, with additional loans from selected architects, is dedicated to architectural sketchbooks in practice and on display.

Futurium Berlin / Richter Musikowski

02:00 - 20 June, 2018
© Dacian Groza
© Dacian Groza

© Schnepp Renou © Dacian Groza © Schnepp Renou © Schnepp Renou + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Berlin, Germany
  • Lead Architects

    Christoph Richter, Jan Musikowski, Sebastian Haufe, Elke Sparmann, Martina Huber, Nele Gessner, Daniel Eckert, Domenico Foti, Yvo Coseriu, Christine Dorn, Elisabetta Vito, Johann Schulz-Greve, Phillip Rohé
  • Area

    14007.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Apartment in Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation Renovated to Original Design by Philipp Mohr

14:00 - 18 June, 2018
Apartment in Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation Renovated to Original Design by Philipp Mohr, © Didier Gaillard- Hohlweg
© Didier Gaillard- Hohlweg

Architect Philipp Mohr has led the renovation of an apartment at Le Corbusier’s iconic Unite d’Habitation in Berlin, carried out to the architect’s original design. Over the course of two years, Mohr’s team engaged with archival research, antique shopping, and the surveying of the Unite d’Habitation Marseille in France.

Mohr purchased the apartment in 2016 and embarked on a journey of demolition, measurement, and extensive renovation including lowering ceilings and moving walls in order to recreate the interior likely envisioned by Le Corbusier.

© Didier Gaillard- Hohlweg © Didier Gaillard- Hohlweg © Didier Gaillard- Hohlweg © Didier Gaillard- Hohlweg + 23

Berlin's Tempelhof Airport: Achieving Redemption Through Adaptive Reuse

09:30 - 29 May, 2018
Berlin's Tempelhof Airport: Achieving Redemption Through Adaptive Reuse, © Danica O. Kus
© Danica O. Kus

The story of Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport never quite ends.

Located just south of the city’s hip Kreuzberg neighborhood and only fifteen minutes by bike from the city center, the disused former Nazi complex—with its terminal, hangars, and massive airfield—occupies nearly 1,000 acres of prime real estate in the ever-growing German capital. In any other metropolis, this land would have been snatched up by a developer years ago, but in Berlin, creative reuse has prevailed over conventional narratives of redevelopment.

© Danica O. Kus © Danica O. Kus © Danica O. Kus © Danica O. Kus + 24

What Makes a City Livable to You?

09:30 - 28 April, 2018
© <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/132839384@N08/17241901246'>Flickr user Hafitz Maulana</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>CC BY-SA 2.0</a>. ImageA music festival in Singapore
© Flickr user Hafitz Maulana licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. ImageA music festival in Singapore

Mercer released their annual list of the Most Livable Cities in the World last month. The list ranks 231 cities based on factors such as crime rates, sanitation, education and health standards, with Vienna at #1 and Baghdad at #231. There’s always some furor over the results, as there ought to be when a city we love does not make the top 20, or when we see a city rank highly but remember that one time we visited and couldn’t wait to leave.

To be clear, Mercer is a global HR consultancy, and their rankings are meant to serve the multinational corporations that are their clients. The list helps with relocation packages and remuneration for their employees. But a company’s first choice on where to send their workers is not always the same place you’d choose to send yourself to.

And these rankings, calculated as they are, also vary depending on who’s calculating. Monocle publishes their own list, as does The Economist, so the editors at ArchDaily decided to throw our hat in as well. Here we discuss what we think makes cities livable, and what we’d hope to see more of in the future.

Borders and Territories: Identity in Place

19:30 - 8 March, 2018
Borders and Territories: Identity in Place, © Erik -Jan Ouwerkerk, 1990
© Erik -Jan Ouwerkerk, 1990

A symposium to kick off the new ANCB programme Borders and Territories: Identity in Place with Theo Deutinger, Annett Zinsmeister, Ai Weiwei and Lukas Feireiss.

Call for Submissions: po·mo·stroika – Postmodern Theories, Practices and Histories in Central and Eastern Europe

17:03 - 5 March, 2018
Call for Submissions: po·mo·stroika – Postmodern Theories, Practices and Histories in Central and Eastern Europe, PoMoStroika Poster
PoMoStroika Poster

po·mo·stroika – Postmodern Theories, Practices and Histories in Central and Eastern Europe is a two-day event series in 17-19 May 2018, offering opportunity for both professional researchers, architecture enthusiasts and architects to present their work, and international audience to find out more about how the postmodern phenomena shaped our cities, society and consciousness.

pa1925 / Zanderroth Architekten

02:00 - 19 January, 2018
pa1925 / Zanderroth Architekten, © Simon Menges
© Simon Menges

© Simon Menges © Simon Menges © Simon Menges © Simon Menges + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Pasteurstraße 19-25, Berlin, Germany
  • Team

    Christian Roth, Sascha Zander, Michael Spieler, Anne Kaiser, Tilman Heiring, Jan Conradi, Nils Schülke, Elisabeth Schwarz and Ronny Bittner
  • Area

    14.667 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Sharing the City: 5 Takes on How We Should Create and Use Public Space

09:30 - 17 January, 2018

On December 1st 2017, reSITE invited a handful of intellectuals to Berlin for the My City / Your City salon held in partnership with Airbnb, spending a day and night with them brainstorming about public space, sharing, and inclusiveness. To close the event, we served them a cocktail of simple questions that were not always easy to answer.

In the following text, artist Charlie Koolhaas, the architect and founding partner of Topotek 1 Martin Rein-Cano, the curator and writer Lukas Feireiss, the curator and architect Anna Scheuermann, and the professor Ivan Kucina, share their various opinions on issues ranging from how best to create public space to their thoughts on the very principle of sharing.

Green Heart | Marina One Singapore / ingenhoven architects

03:00 - 31 December, 2017
Green Heart | Marina One Singapore / ingenhoven architects, © HG Esch
© HG Esch

© HG Esch © HG Esch © HG Esch © HG Esch + 20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore
  • Project Architect

    architects61
  • Area

    400000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Haus P / Project Architecture Company + Miriam Poch Architektin

05:00 - 10 December, 2017
Haus P / Project Architecture Company + Miriam Poch Architektin, © bullahuth Fotografie und Gestaltung
© bullahuth Fotografie und Gestaltung

© bullahuth Fotografie und Gestaltung © bullahuth Fotografie und Gestaltung © bullahuth Fotografie und Gestaltung © bullahuth Fotografie und Gestaltung + 27

The Architectural Review Announces Winners of the 2017 AR Emerging Architecture Awards

06:00 - 8 December, 2017
Winner: Rue Bonnet Social Housing/ Avenier Cornejo Architectes. Image Courtesy of The Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards
Winner: Rue Bonnet Social Housing/ Avenier Cornejo Architectes. Image Courtesy of The Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards

The winners of the Architectural Review 2017 Emerging Architecture Award are Christelle Avenier and Miguel Cornejo. The duo’s social housing project in Paris was selected as winners by the judges. All finalists gathered in Berlin this year to present their projects to a panel consisting of Marina Tabassum, Martyn Hook, and Matthias Sauerbruch. For the last two-years, the jury has received the applications at the World Architecture Festival.

Winner: Rue Bonnet Social Housing/ Avenier Cornejo Architectes. Image Courtesy of The Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards Highly Commended: Casa de Los Vientos / José Luis Muñoz. Image Courtesy of The Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards Highly Commended: Fort Vechten Waterline Museum / Studio Anne Holtrop. Image Courtesy of The Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards Highly Commended: Fort Vechten Waterline Museum / Studio Anne Holtrop. Image Courtesy of The Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards + 9

Call for Entries: "Integrating Refugee Populations within Cities" - Place & Displacement Design & Policy Competition

13:03 - 28 November, 2017
Call for Entries: "Integrating Refugee Populations within Cities" - Place & Displacement Design & Policy Competition

IDeA's 2nd annual Place and Displacement 2018 Competition - "Integrating Refugee Populations within Cities" is now open! Register online at through February 1, 2018.