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Kaninchenfeld – Berlin’s Brass Rabbit Field

The brass rabbits of Karla Sachse’s Kaninchenfeld (Rabbit Field) add a touch of colour and some much needed shine to an otherwise unremarkable stretch of the Chausseestraße in Berlin. The Kaninchenfeld is one of seven artworks selected from a host of competition entries to mark the locations of Cold War Berlin’s inner city border crossing […]

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Berlin-based photographer Jeisson Martin is willing to go further than most to ‘get the shot’, as you can see in his video series #EXPLOREEVERYTHING on his YouTube channel. The videos show Jeisson exploring the Berlin U-bahn tunnels and a rooftop with fellow instagrammer Franz Becker and an abandoned warehouse with his girlfriend Marisa Hampe. Welcome […]

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Everyday Berlin – Visual Poem by Alex Soloviev

Everyday Berlin is a visual poem about the city by Alex Soloviev – a short film that follows as people go about their daily lives. The film is a series of fleeting moments that give an overall impression of life in Berlin. Berlin is a very different city.  (A) city with (a) special spirit of freedom […]

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A mock up for the text of the David Bowie Memorial Plaque to be installed at Hauptsrasse 155 in Berlin Schöneberg in August 2016

David Bowie Memorial Plaque at Hauptstraße 155

David Bowie, a much beloved adopted son of Berlin, is soon to be honoured by a memorial plaque on the wall of his former home at Hauptstraße 155 in Schöneberg.  On Wednesday evening, Berlin’s State Secretary for Culture, Tim Renner took to Facebook to solicit opinion on the first draft of the text to appear […]

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17 June Memorial by Wolfgang Rüppel

The 17 June Memorial on Leipziger Strasse in Berlin recalls the events of a popular uprising of 1953 against the communist government in East Germany. Wolfgang Rüppel’s memorial, unveiled in 2000, is sunk into the floor in a square in front of the Bundesministerium der Finanzen (Federal Ministry of Finance), which was the Haus der […]

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Schokoschnecke (Chocolate Cinnamon Roll) on the counter at Zeit Für Brot Berlin - an organic bakery, shop and cafe on Alte Schönhauser Strasse in Berlin Mitte

Zeit Für Brot – Organic Artisan Bakery in Berlin

Zeit Für Brot makes some of the best bread and cakes in Berlin and their Schokoschnecken (Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls) are addictively good. Everything here is made in the in-house bakery with 100% organic ingredients. A glass wall in the premises on Alte Schönhauser Strasse separates the shop and café from the bakery so you can […]

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Hufeisensiedlung – a Bruno Taut Berlin Horseshoe Estate

The Hufeisensiedlung (Horseshoe Estate) is a modernist housing estate by architect Bruno Taut built on the site of the former Britz Manor in Berlin. In the late 1920s and early 1930s, architecture in Berlin reflected the political struggle between the Socialists and the Nazis.  Bruno Taut’s plans for the Hufeisensiedlung, drawn up in cooperation with […]

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Mexico Skate Team – Vans Berlin Tour

The Vans Mexico Skate Team was in Berlin in 2014 at the end of a European tour: Max Barrera, Antonio Díaz, Hugo Zurita and Christian Huerta carve up the city in Mexico Skate Team takes the City of Berlin | Skate | VANS. They tick off the most famous skate spots in Berlin, hitting up […]

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