An approach to building homes collectively, inspired by German baugruppen, has been adopted in Australia with positive results.
The allies determination to ‘save’ Berlin by flying planes in day after day in 1948, was a symbolic turning point.
Why did Confederate flags start appearing in the country’s anti-lockdown protests?
Their crucial contribution to anti-appeasement remains unrecognised, but LGBT+ History Month provides an ideal opportunity to acknowledge this brave group of MPs.
Berlin’s rapid transformation is proof that cities can overcome conflict – but the fight against injustice doesn’t end there.
A media historian uses declassified government documents to show how both sides of the Iron Curtain worked to have the projects canned.
Young people from both East and West Germany congregated in nightclubs which were hastily thrown up in the spaces where the Wall had dominated.
While thought of as an unpretentious fast-food dish, the doner kebab is a symbol of the social, political and identity issues facing European society today.
Socialisation of housing would see profits from rent put back into the maintenance and modernisation of the buildings.
Cheap flights and irresponsible tourists are causing many holiday destinations to become overrun with visitors.
In the future, Europe will suffer from more heat waves as well as extreme rainfall, presenting new challenges for planners and health care services. Building resilient cities can help.
The future of Sydney is under constant scrutiny. But before we consider creating a ‘third city’ in Sydney’s west, we should ensure we get the current infrastructure up to international standards.
We’re told VR will let distant audiences experience live shows from the comfort of their living room – but what if no one goes anymore?
Berliner’s may have won the latest battle to keep Tegel airport open, but they are unlikely to win the war.
An exhibition in Berlin, called “Letters of Stone”, shows that there is more to memory than words and ideas.
The 1954 defection of West Germany’s first domestic spy chief and ardent anti-Nazi rocked the world – and then he returned to Bonn.
The 1920s and early ‘30’s looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
Wandering the city by foot helps us look beneath ordinary conceptions of the face value of a place to the meanings built up and lost over time.
What’s the proper way to behave at a Holocaust memorial? Is that even the right question?
Both Berlin and Johannesburg are at the centre of their respective countries’ night cultures. Both cities have undergone fundamental social transitions since 1990.