As the population of the world’s cities grows, so too does resource and energy use as well as waste generation. We can combat these issues with a circular economy that uses nature as a template.
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.
The Berlin terror attack at the end of 2016 will have major political implications for Germany's elections this year and an uneasy European Union, writes a German studies scholar.
The high profile attack will polarise an already strained political debate in Germany.
On the same day that London's legendary Fabric closed permanently, Berlin's infamous techno club Berghain was granted a tax break.
Past research suggests governing parties often take a hit in mid-term regional votes before recovering in national contests.
Art events should encourage us to spark new thinking outside of our cloistered world, but Berlin risks being lost in technological navel gazing.
Is Berlin’s underground scene in danger of going to the wall?