As a project developer, Philipp Bouteiller thinks digitalization could make urban planning more socially viable and sustainable. He is responsible for the transformation of Berlin’s Tegel Airport into a residential and business […]
Housing in cities is growing scarce, and rental prices are soaring. That’s why some people are looking for alternatives. The Tiny House movement started in the US. The buildings are just a […]
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door policy has won her the respect and gratitude of Germany’s Syrian refugees. But as the country heads to the polls this month, many are wary of a growing […]
Berlin is becoming a “Sponge City” designed to tackle two issues – heat and flooding – by imitating nature.
11-year-old Tomo (Rinka Kakihara) lives with mother Hiromi (Mimura), but Hiromi decides to give up on her and leaves their home. Tomo, now all alone, visits her uncle Makio’s (Kenta Kiritani) home. […]
Anti-capitalist and pro-refugee protesters have scuffled with police in Berlin at the ongoing ‘Blockupy’ rally. A number of arrests have already been reported. RT’s Peter Oliver is in the German capital.
No chance for Nazi symbols – German artists start campaign to transform swastika.
The Brandenburg Gate is Berlin’s most popular subject for tourist snapshots. Right nearby are the Reichstag and the government district, which are transformed each evening into a huge outdoor cinema.
Burgers without meat, cakes without eggs and ice cream made with soy milk are in fashion. Veganism is trendy. Providing food to those who reject meat has evolved into a lucrative business.
Fifty thousand refugees will have arrived in Berlin by the end of the year. That’s roughly four times as many as last year. For weeks, long queues have formed in front of […]