By David Sylvian This raw footage shot on, what’s now seen as a primitive camera but which was a top of the line consumer product at the time, a massive, unwieldily object, […]
Berlin’s Silicon Valley – an interview with Philipp Bouteiller
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 […]
Bye to big houses – mini is the future
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 […]
Germany: ‘Merkel is the best!’ How Syrian refugees view the general election
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
Berlin is becoming a “Sponge City” designed to tackle two issues – heat and flooding – by imitating nature.
Ogigami Naoko – Close-Knit (2017)
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. […]
‘Blockupy Berlin!’ Anti-capitalist protesters clash with police in German capital
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.
‘Paintback’: Berlin artists turn swastika into art
No chance for Nazi symbols – German artists start campaign to transform swastika.
Around the Brandenburg Gate
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.
Vegan – a trend becomes a lucrative business
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.