Nov 18, 2016
Here’s an alternative introduction to Berlin as a global architecture and design marvel. To further prove the German sense of design, this year’s “Inside” Tour at the World Architecture Festival takes us through Berlin’s unique hotspots and backdrops that contribute towards Berlin’s architecture and interior design scene! Take a look at these and you will know why Berlin is the well deserved headquarter for WAF 2016…
Interior Design In Berlin
In terms of interior and furniture design, Berlin claims its prize! Some of the most exciting studios are located in the neighbourhood of Kreuzberg, where cheap rents once lured young, creative professionals. Now an established ‘scene’, there is much to be discovered in this part of the former West Berlin.
Urban Farming in Kreuzberg, Berlin
INFARM is pioneering on-demand farming service to help cities become self-sufficient in their food production, while eliminating waste and reducing their environmental impact. This revolutionary method of farming especially resonates with environmentally aware citizens. This step towards a more productive urban planning is evidence of Berlin’s forwardness in terms of dexterous design beyond the usual focus on sole aestheticism.
Efficient Architecture In Kreuzberg
The ‘Baugruppe’ (building collective) is a major trend in Berlin. Individuals form a group to build homes together with local architects at lower construction costs. These buildings and houses are tailored to the clients’ needs while being architecturally interesting.
Berlin’s world-renowned art scene manifests itself in a plethora of galleries, each unique in itself. Berlin presents some of the most outstanding exhibition spaces, which are also very exciting architecturally. From David Chipperfield’s purpose-built contemporary art gallery to an exquisitely converted Brutalist church, these buildings compete aesthetically with the artworks that they house.
These are only glimpses of what the city has to offer! For more such design updates and exciting news on the World Architecture Festival 2016, stay tuned to www.DezignGenie.com and all our social media platforms.
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