Berlin: The Latest Architecture and News
David Chipperfield Architects with Wirtz International Landscape Architects have won an urban competition in Berlin to convert the abandoned industrial and production site Georg-Knorr-Park into a lively residential and commercial neighborhood.
Architecture is a serious matter – in that respect, OVO Grąbczewscy is no exception. Functional, constructive, legal, and financial requirements as well as client expectations mean that architecture is the most “unfree” of all the arts, and the trend is rising. In order to retain the creative freedom necessary for their profession, the architects have developed the thesis of “playing architecture”. This enables them – despite stringent conditions – to apply their vision, research, and sense of freedom, fun, and humor as they see fit.
The Museum of Fire (Żory, 2015), for example, was originally intended to be a simple information
Design and the City is a podcast by reSITE, raising questions and proposing solutions for the city of the future. In the fourth episode entitled Fighting Gentrification, Leona Lynen, a city-maker advocating for the collaboration between civil society and administration, talks about the case of Berlin and her new co-operative project.
A one-week workshop for individuals interested in filming architecture and the city. Between 16 and 20 March at ZK/U in Berlin, we will benefit from feature and short films to discuss urban architecture, and to re-produce Berlin through filming. The target of the workshop is to make a short film within the boundaries of the city. As a Berliner, or an outsider to the city, participants will be making a film in and about Berlin within the theme of “Urban Memory.” The workshop is open to all, and film experience is not required.
This is a full-time workshop. Please contact Gul
Tomás Saraceno takes us around his Berlin studio, in a short segment video, shot during his recent exhibition 'Algo-r(h)i(y)thms' at Esther Schipper gallery. The Argentinian artist’s atelier, “a space for experimentation and testing out intricate ideas”, contains a room dedicated to his recent studies around spiders.