Sunday 03. August 2014
Bikini Berlin

The „Zentrum am Zoo“ designey by Schwebes and Schoszberger on the Breitscheidplatz in downtown West-Berlin in 1957 was nicknamed the „Bikini-Haus“.

It has undergone an extensive renovation and is now called the „Bikini Berlin“ shopping center. The renovation was designed by the Belgian designer Arne Quinze, with Hild und K architects from Munich. The facades and all interiors have been heavily...

Bikini House, Berlin

Sunday 03. August 2014
Sharp angles

A white plaster facade and sharp angles are the main features of a new residential builidng in Berlin, designed by the Berlin architect Sohrab Zafari.

Located in the Waisenstrasse in Mitte, the design had to respond to the geometry of a left-over site. The building contains seven apartments, incluidng two duplexes and tow townhouse with a pool on the roof.

[Translate to english:] Zafari

Sunday 03. August 2014
Mäckler’s Zoofenster

On January 3rd the "Zoofenster"-tower was inaugurated near the Bahnhof Zoo.

It was designed by the Frankfurt office of Christoph Mäckler. The building is 118 m tall and stands next to the Memorial Church. Originally a tower by Richard Rogers of London was planned here, but later Mäckler got the job: The tower is mainly used...