How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed our use and perception of urban public spaces? Find out in this, my third Ten Minute Talk, in which I explore expanded outdoor dining, new pedestrian zones and pop up bike lanes in my home city of Berlin.
St. Nicholas came early and brought me the first copies of Inventing Berlin. 😀 Taking…
At long last: Inventing Berlin is a reality! You can order the eBook or individual…
I was interviewed about two weeks ago by NPR Berlin about spaces of the former Berlin Wall. The episode dropped Saturday, on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. You can listen to it and check out some of my photos of the Mauerpark here.
My newest book, Inventing Berlin, has successfully passed through the review process and the revisions have been accepted. That means it is on schedule to be released in time for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall! The hardcover and ebook versions will be released in Springer’s Urban Book series this fall.
We were recently invited to present the results of the Model Space Project to the cultural commission at the Berlin State Legislature (Abgeordnetenhaus) and made it into the news! Read more here.
My newest manuscript is off to the editors! Get a little preview here.
Here’s the video of my talk yesterday with additional notes, links, and comments! Enjoy!
Today’s post is the third and final chapter in my three-part series about the development of Berlin’s housing market from the city’s division to today. To get some background for today’s episode, housing in the reunified city, you should check out episode one and two, housing in the divided city and housing the reunified city!
This is the second chapter in my three-part series about the development of Berlin’s housing market from the city’s division to today. To get some background for today’s episode, housing in the reunified city, you should check out episode one, housing in the divided city.
Today’s post is the first in a three-part series examining the development of the housing market in Berlin to round off 2017.
So two weeks ago, I wrote this article about the conflicted stance towards ornamentation in…
In this post, I unpack the function of memorials in social, political, and spatial negotiations of identity, history, and power.
I’ve begun work on an expanded and updated version of my dissertation, which means I’m going back through my work on symbolism, politics, and architecture. In doing so, I stumbled over some notes I made for an article about contemporary German architecture’s timid approach to symbolism and ornament, which I’ve decided to develop here. Have a look!
I’ve uploaded and English-language copy of an article from 2015 about belonging and identity, which I presented in Gdansk at the Smart Metropolia conference. Check out and excerpt here and follow the link at the bottom of the post to download the full article.
I’m pleased to announce that I will be offering not only “Berlin’s Urban Development from…