Balenciaga Flagship Store By Gonzalez Haase AAS

Balenciaga’s flagship boutique on the upscale Rue Saint-Honoré in Paris, France, has been given a sharp, industrial redesign by Berlin-based architects Gonzalez Haase AAS.
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Berlin housing scheme designed with zig-zag facade

David Kohn Architects and Nord Studio have won a competition to design a residential block in Berlin with a zig-zag profiled facade. London-based David Kohn Architects and Berlin-based Nord Studio collaborated on a design for Lützowufer Berlin, which draws inspiration from the links between German and British architectural culture. The 75-home apartment block, for developer Euroboden, will

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Le Corbusier’s interior realised by Philipp Mohr at Unité d’Habitation in Berlin

The interior of an apartment in Berlin’s Unité d’Habitation has been refurbished by German-American architect Philipp Mohr to Le Corbusier’s original plans. Mohr, who had been a fan of the influential architect since he attended a retrospective exhibition as a teenager in the 1980s, purchased the apartment in 2016 with the intention of refurbishing and selling it. When

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Unbuilding Walls: The German Pavilion At The Venice Biennale

This year marks a strange moment of historical symmetry for Berlin — the inner German border that divided the East from the West (1961-1989) has now been down for as long as it stood. It seems pertinent timing then for ‘Unbuilding Walls’, the German Pa…

3 Tips to Achieve Soft Minimalism From This Quiet Home in Berlin

The bedroom overlooks the architect’s garden from the desk, framed by floor to ceiling curtain accented a Fritz Hansen desk lamp. Owner by a Spanish/Danish couple living in Berlin, this home has all the necessary elements to to achieve that soft minim…

Frank Gehry’s plans for Berlin’s tallest skyscraper put on hold

Plans for a 150-metre-tall skyscraper in Berlin designed by Frank Gehry have been put on hold due to safety issues with subway stations below the site. Gehry Partners won a competition in 2014 to design the Hines-Hochhaus tower for international real-estate firm Hines. It was expected to become the tallest building in the German city. But

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Julian Rosefeldt celebrates “anti-architecture” in new movie Manifesto

Filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt transforms German industrial landmarks into “alienated places” for his latest film, which sees actor Cate Blanchett take on 13 personas while reciting art declarations. Rosenfeldt, a German artist and former architect, first presented Manifesto in 2015 as a multi-screen gallery installation. He has now expanded the project into a film, which was shot almost exclusively in

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NORR 11

Photos from Norr 11, who has stores in CPH, London, Berlin and Reykjavik, all shot by Heidi Lerkenfeldt.

Büros für Konstruktivismus turns a chicken coop in Berlin into an artist’s studio

Berlin-based practice Büros für Konstruktivismus has transformed a former chicken house in the back garden of a 1930s home into a pine-lined artist’s studio. The project is named Hühnerhaus, the German word for henhouse. The coop was originally constructed just after second world war in the grounds of a Berlin villa, but after its renovation the owner now uses

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25hours hotel bikini berlin

Für mich ist es letzte Woche für zwei Tage nach Berlin gegangen und gemeinsam mit Leonie, Manuel und Karin hab ich die German Pressdays besucht. Welche Neuheiten es gibt und generell einen Einblick in die Pressdays könnt ihr euch am besten direkt bei Karin ansehen – sie hat schon einen coolen Beitrag über unsren spannenden… Continue reading

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Bonanza

”Bonanza is such an inspiring coffeeplace! It’s full of light, minimalistic and full of design packages and products. My hot chocolate was served in such a pretty cup! We definitely… Read More

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Neni

ENG 25 Hours Bikini Hotel doesn’t only represent a great option as accommodation but it’s also a culinary hotspot with its restaurant Neni, located at the 10th floor, which we… Read More

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“However brutal, the Yolocaust website gave meaning to Berlin’s Holocaust memorial”

By juxtaposing selfies taken by visitors to Peter Eisenman’s Holocaust memorial with archive photos from concentration camps, artist Shahak Shapira has revealed why design that shames is important, says Owen Hatherley in his latest Opinion column. I came across Yolocaust on the Twitter account of historian Alex Von Tunzelmann. Clearly unsure about whether or not to link to it at

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Lux Eleven

‘Lux Eleven: Located between the characteristic Soviet-era architecture of Alexanderplatz and the trendy boutiques of Mitte.’ Our first night in Berlin we slept at the Lux Eleven hotel. I just… Read More

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Technical lighting, Echo

With adjustable color, glare and beam angle this technical and decorative lighting is ideal for commercial and retail spaces. Echo was designed by designer Flynn Talbot who hails from Perth but has lived in London and Berlin.

Teva x Berlin

Light, comfortable, made for whatever you want. The Arrowood collection of Teva walks you to the good in life. Take a hike with us through…

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Cecconi’s

   

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25 Hours Bikini Hotel

         

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Berlin Holocaust memorial wouldn’t be built today, says Peter Eisenman

The memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin wouldn’t get built in today’s xenophobic social climate, according to its architect Peter Eisenman. The American architect, whose Holocaust memorial opened in 2005, said that growing hatred and anti-semitism across Europe would prevent the project from being realised if proposed now. “I believe that my

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H&M X KENZO

What I should admit about this collaboration is how surprisingly well the two corporations managed to work together for the final outcome. Examining exactly this, while closing one eye, it’s quite hard to tell whether it’s KENZO or H&M , excluding logos of course. This is exactly the point that’s makes this collection so different …

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John Pawson converts WW2 bunkers into museum of Southeast Asian art in Berlin

Architectural designer John Pawson has transformed a pair of second world war telecommunication bunkers into an art and furniture museum in Berlin’s Kreuzberg neighbourhood. The Feuerle Collection is a private museum hosting the contemporary art, Imperial Chinese furniture, and ancient Southeast Asian art collections of Désiré Feuerle. Pawson’s first major project in Berlin, it features exhibition spaces with the designer’s

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Berlin’s re-purposed buildings feature on our latest Pinterest board

This year’s World Architecture Festival was held in the German capital of Berlin, so we’ve created a new Pinterest board dedicated to the city’s regenerated architecture – including a renovated Nazi-era swimming pool hall by Veauthier Meyer Architects. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Alan Balfour’s seminar on Berlin opens the second day of World Architecture Festival 2016

Architecture writer and academic Alan Balfour reflects on how Berlin became the city it is today in the opening seminar from day two of World Architecture Festival 2016. Watch a live stream of the talk here from 9am UK time. Balfour is discussing how the vision for Berlin that emerged after the fall of the

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Filmmaker Hubertus Siegert discusses the changing architecture of Berlin live from World Architecture Festival 2016

Filmmaker Hubertus Siegert discusses the reconstruction of the German capital since the fall of the Berlin Wall in the second keynote presentation Dezeen is broadcasting live from World Architecture Festival 2016. Siegert is revisiting his acclaimed 2001 documentary Berlin Babylon. You can watch the live stream of the talk above or on Dezeen’s Facebook page. Related story Watch Ben van Berkel’s

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Herzog & de Meuron to extend Mies van der Rohe’s Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has revealed its competition-winning plans to extend the Mies van der Rohe-designed Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, creating a new museum for 20th-century art. The Museum of the 20th Century will be connected to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s 1968 Neue Nationalgalerie building via an underground tunnel. Located at Berlin’s

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Sunday Sanctuary: Into The Light

With high ceilings, solid oak flooring, and minimalist styling perfection, this penthouse is currently checking off all the must-haves of my dream loft apartment. Located in Berlin, this spacious home takes pride of place on the top floor of a newly renovated, mid century building and comes complete with a private rooftop terrace overlooking the whole city. Be still my […]

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World Architecture Festival 2016 unveils seminar programme for first Berlin event

Dezeen promotion: this year’s World Architecture Festival will address a range of housing issues, including displaced communities, modern lifestyles and global urbanisation. Dezeen is media partners for World Architecture Festival 2016, which this year takes place at Arena Berlin, Germany, from 16 to 18 November 2016. Under the theme Housing For Everyone, the event will include an opening keynote

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Asdfg Architekten converts former miller’s house into contemporary home

Hamburg studio Asdfg Architekten has converted a 19th-century miller’s house in Berlin into a modern family home arranged around original brick walls (+ slideshow). The building in the German capital’s Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood was built in the 1840s and had previously been used as a police station and workshop. Its owner – a friend of Asdfg More

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Emmanuel De Bayser’s apartment

This super cool and stylish apartment in Berlin belongs to French-born co-owner of The Corner Berlin fashion boutique. Pretty amazing right?Bayser’s apartment with 16 ft high ceilings host his vast collection of mid-century, modernist and Scandinavian …

Schwimmhalle Finckensteinallee · Berlin

Elegant architecture can be hard to reconcile with the darkest era in a country’s history. Yet this was precisely the challenge faced by Veauthier Meyer Architects with the restoration of the ‘Schwimmhalle Finckensteinallee’, a swimming pool loca…

Designs submitted for Berlin’s tallest skyscraper

German property developer Bewocon has unveiled plans for a 150-metre-high skyscraper in Berlin, which could become the city’s tallest building. Designed by German firm Ortner & Ortner, the Alexander Berlins Capital Tower would be 25 metres higher than the city’s current tallest building, the 125-metre-high Park Inn Berlin Alexanderplatz. If completed according to schedule, it could beat other skyscrapers proposed for the German capital, More

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Paul Eis uses Instagram to give German architecture a colourful makeover

Photo essay: keen to embark on career in architecture, young German student Paul Eis has been documenting the buildings of Berlin and Hamburg, but adapting them with bright colours (+ slideshow). Eis, 18, uses the Instagram account the_architecture_photographer, to present his images, which have all been stripped of their context, updated with a new colour palette and superimposed over a vibrant More

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Veauthier Meyer Architects renovates Nazi-era swimming pool hall in Berlin

Berlin firm Veauthier Meyer Architects has revamped a 1930s swimming pool complex in the city, refreshing its monumental brick facades and introducing a new ceiling that references the original glazed roof (+ slideshow). The Schwimmhalle Finckensteinallee is located in the German capital’s Lichterfelde district and originally opened in 1938. It closed in 2006 due to gradual More

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Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport to become Germany’s largest refugee camp

Berlin is to extend the refugee camp at the decommissioned Tempelhof Airport, making room for 7,000 people in and around one of the German capital’s most iconic buildings. The city’s government has changed a law to allow extra refugee shelters to be built on a section of Tempelhof’s vast airfield – which has previously been used to More

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Hideout Hotel Rooms By Sigurd Larsen

In collaboration with Michelberger Hotel in Berlin, Danish architect Sigurd Larsen designed new hotel rooms in the style of small hideouts.
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OMA unveils major renovation plans for Berlin’s KaDeWe department store

Rem Koolhaas’ firm has revealed plans to overhaul continental Europe’s largest department store, with the addition of a glass rooftop extension and a series of sculptural new staircases (+ slideshow). Rotterdam-based OMA has been charged with renovating and extending Berlin’s Kaufhaus des Westens, more commonly known as KaDeWe – a century-old building with 60,000 square metres of retail space. The More

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David Chipperfield reveals £185 million masterplan for Berlin brewery

David Chipperfield Architects has unveiled plans to refurbish a 19th-century brewery in Berlin, adding a trio of new buildings to house a gallery, restaurants and a medical innovation centre (+ slideshow). The former Bötzow Brewery near Berlin’s Alexanderplatz was severely bomb-damaged during the second world war but never rebuilt. Chipperfield’s Berlin office is working on a masterplan to repair More

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WEARING / WHEN IN BERLIN

WEARING: STREETONE BLOUSE, MUUBAA LEATHER TROUSERS, JILL SANDER CLUTCH AND ADIDAS STAN SMITH SNEAKERS A few weeks ago I was invited in Berlin by the German brand StreetOne for a fun design project. We met up for an inspiration workshop in the most beautiful loft. Together with Dutch colleague bloggers: Rosanne from Billie Rose, Noor from Queen of Jetlags and a few German Bloggers we’ve designed a cube that represent “The Shape of December“. Starting on the 7th of December you can bring out your vote on your favourite design. It will be amazing if you OF COURSE can vote for me! Haha. To get a glimpse of what we were doing in Berlin, check out the video underneath.    

Kuehn Malvezzi’s House of One installation represents a house of prayer for three religions

Chicago Architecture Biennial 2015: An installation by the German firm Kuehn Malvezzi portrays its design for a religious building in Berlin that would contain a synagogue, church and mosque – all under one roof. The House of One would serve as a place of prayer and learning for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, as well as […]

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Staab Architekten chosen to extend Berlin’s Bauhaus-Archiv with “almost frail” design

Berlin architect Volker Staab has won a competition to extend the Bauhaus archive and museum in the German capital, designed by founder Walter Gropius in the 1960s. The new 6,700-square-metre extension will create new exhibition galleries for the Bauhaus-Archiv and Museum für Gestaltung, which holds the world’s largest collection of materials on the history of the […]

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Zanderroth Architekten designs cb19 apartments without internal walls to create flexible layouts

The apartments in this new Berlin co-housing project by Zanderroth Architekten were designed without the need for load-bearing walls inside, giving the owners flexibility to decide on their own layouts (+ slideshow). The cb19 apartment complex by Berlin-based Zanderroth Architekten comprises two seven-storey buildings that bookend a site in the neighbourhood of Prenzlauer Berg, with […]

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Jeremie Maret builds a “transparent tiny skyscraper” on a Berlin industrial estate

Zurich-based artist Jeremie Maret has built a small see-through tower in Berlin and invited guests to take a nap inside. Described by the artist as a “transparent tiny skyscraper”, the small structure was built in collaboration with designer Christian Weber on an industrial estate in Berlin. The structure is only six metres high with a footprint of nine […]

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a house in Berlin

A beautiful home that mixes deep grey finishes with lots of wood, leather and striking black lighting.

2015 Travel Bucket List

I’ve taken inspiration from one of my favourite bloggers and decided to create a travel bucket list for 2015. I love to travel and I always end the year feeling like I should and could have done more. Putting it down in words worked well for Lucy in 2014 and may well be the push […]
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Barkow Leibinger’s Fellows Pavilion offers study spaces in a lakeside garden

This glazed garden pavilion by architecture studio Barkow Leibinger offers scenic study spaces for resident fellows at the American Academy in Berlin (+ slideshow). American architect Frank Barkow and German architect Regine Leibinger were asked to create the study pavilion in the lakeside grounds of the Berlin institution – which was established in 1994 to help foster […]
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Concrete volumes are fused with an old piano factory to create David Chipperfield’s Berlin office

David Chipperfield’s Berlin team added four concrete blocks to a former piano factory in Mitte to create their studio (+ slideshow). David Chipperfield first offered a glimpse of his firm’s new building, completed in late 2013, as part of the Where Architects Live exhibition in Milan last April. Related story: David Chipperfield’s Moganshan Road office […]

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