Unusual Use Of Urban Space. Berlin, 2019

#urban_space #berlin #be_diffirent Our epoch is marked by increasingly growing cities and therefore there are even more ways to use urban space than we used to think. However, regardless of the amount of created urban spaces, people prefer to behave in urban spaces following a certain traditional understanding. In our project we wanted to break…

Regenbogenfabrik, Berlin 2019

#urbanspace #berlin #kreuzberg #regenbogenfabrik #germany The Regenbogenfabrik(Rainbow Factory) came into being in 1981 in the West-Berlin «Squatters-for-Redeveloping”-movement. Next to criticism of the inhumane building-policy, social-cultural issues were of special importance. A varied “Alternative Culture” developed within the district of Kreuzberg. Nonetheless much of these structures vanish today and since the neighborhood is changing rapidly we…

Urban Nation Berlin

#urbanspace #urbanart #museum #exhibition #sassy #edgy Urban Art Situated in the heart of Berlin, the Urban Nation Museum was intiated five years ago and is the place for showcasing urban contemporary art. The museum describes its own purpose as being “an international institution for art, creative projects and social exchange”. In line with this idea…

Fighting Gentrification!

As a trendy city in Europe, Berlin has been under the eyes of tourists, as well as foreign investors and, thereby, has felt the damaging effects of gentrification and touristification.As participants of Urban Spaces, a project of SCI Germany, we went out to the streets of Berlin to investigate how these phenomena threaten local communities, local…