Urban Development

Erika Mayr: Bees In The City

My friends Anna and Marcus have recently launched Viertel Vor, a blog about sustainability. Many of their articles are more than just critical views or green ideology. In fact, their most striking articles revolve about urban life. They generously let me excerpt and comment on their interview of urban beekeeper Erika Mayr.
2 Sep ’16 by Sara Community, Making Berlin

Stralau: A Cemetery

The peninsula Stralau is part of the district Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and lies between the Spree and the Rummelsburger Bucht. On a Sunday afternoon, we headed over to visit the beautiful cemetery of this forgotten part of Berlin - and quickly found out why it was forgotten.
4 Aug ’16 by Sara Street Life

How Social Media Is Changing Berlin

How do location-based service apps and Social Media in general influence our behaviour and practices in the city?
22 Jul ’15 by Sara Other, Street Life

Mall of Shame

Now I would've had a couple of ideas on how to make Potsdamer Platz less detached from "real life in Berlin", but apparently, every urban issue can be solved with a - you guessed it - ANOTHER MALL.
16 Dec ’14 by Sara Architecture, Places

Frankfurt: Bahnhofsviertel

Thoughts about the Bahnhofsviertel in Frankfurt.
21 Aug ’13 by Sara Travel