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Press Kit, 9th of June 2015

5_MAKECITY_Studio Talks.pdf


Press Release

Invitation: Press Conference on June 9th, 2015
Press Release: Main Themes – May 18th, 2015
Press Release: Make City – April 8th, 2015


MAKE CITY Press Image Overview

General Images

Park am Gleisdreieck, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Julien Lanoo
Mérida youth factory, Mérida, Spain
72 dpi/300 dpi © Iwan Baan
Superkilen, Copenhagen
72 dpi/300 dpi © Iwan Baan

Urban Commons

Allmende Kontor: community garden, Tempelhofer Feld, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Michael Jungblut
El Campo de Cebada: self-managers of public space, Madrid
72 dpi/300 dpi © Zuloark
El Campo de Cebada: defining commons, Madrid
72 dpi/300 dpi © Zuloark
Park am Gleisdreieck, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Julien Lanoo
Tafelgarten, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Atelier Le Balto

Urban Open Source

Allmende Kontor: community garden, Tempelhofer Feld, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Michael Jungblut
Discussion at the Tempelhofer Feld, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Ana Lisa Alperovich
El Campo de Cebada: defining commons, Madrid
72 dpi/300 dpi © Zuloark
Luchtsingel, a crowd-funded pedestrian bridge in Rotterdam
72 dpi/300 dpi © Zones Urbaines Sensibles
Redefining the city, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Zuloark
Urban pioneers, Heathrow Airport
72 dpi/300 dpi © The Architecture Foundation

Urban Living & Working

Landesarchiv NRW, Duisburg
72 dpi/300 dpi © Thomas Mayer
R50 – cohousing, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Andrew Alberts
Urban living in wooden buildings – C13, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Berndt Borchardt
Hinterhof 2.0: downtown manufacture, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Roswag Architekten


Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Jan Bitter
Heinrich Böll Stiftung: Participatory urban planning on the international stage. The Makoko Regeneration Plan, Lagos, Nigeria
72 dpi/300 dpi © Fabulous Urban
Heinrich Böll Stiftung: Top Down vs. Bottom Up? Learning from Germany’s most famous building site
72 dpi/300 dpi © Diana Muschiol
Deutsches Architektur Zentrum: URBAN LIVING – From Self-Made City to Future Strategies
72 dpi/300 dpi © AAPROJECTS
Italienisches Kulturinstitut: La Città Aperta – Città del Sole in Rome
72 dpi/300 dpi © Labics
Technische Universität Berlin: Beware of Smart People! Occupy Central, Hongkong
72 dpi/300 dpi © Marc Latzel
Rumänisches Kulturinstitut: cardboard Shelter
72 dpi/300 dpi © Des châteaux en l’air
Elegant Embellishments: Germany’s first Maker Library
72 dpi/300 dpi © Maker Library
Bauhütte Südliche Friedrichstadt, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © Deadline

Make City Open

Spreefeld: doing it together in the city of singles
72 dpi/300 dpi © id22
Hives in the city: urban rooftop beekeeping
72 dpi/300 dpi © Stiftung für Mensch und Umwelt
Feminine space: “where men are still allowed to cry”
72 dpi/300 dpi © ANDBERLIN
Shout it from the public rooftops!
72 dpi/300 dpi © Ziegert Roswag Seiler
House-detectives in Mitte
72 dpi/300 dpi © Kleine Baumeister
Moritzpool: a roundabout reclaimed
72 dpi/300 dpi © ALAS
Combining awareness with pragmatism: 58 „Option Lots“ of Berlin-Mitte
72 dpi/300 dpi Free use
Mediaspree vs. Spreeufer for all?
72 dpi/300 dpi CC BY-SA 2.0

Studio Talks

bfstudio-architekten: a tribute to the groud floor
72 dpi/300 dpi © bfstudio-architekten
David Chipperfield Architects: Canteen
72 dpi/300 dpi © David Chipperfield Architects
GRAFT & Kleihues + Kleihues: Eckwerk Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © GRAFT, Kleihues + Kleihues
You participate! Lisbon in the 1970s
72 dpi/300 dpi © Alexandre Alves Costa
Building with no ground: Bernauer Straße, Berlin
72 dpi/300 dpi © ludloff + ludloff
NÄGELIARCHITEKTEN: building on the graveyard
72 dpi/300 dpi © NÄGELIARCHITEKTEN
Tropicalia: Façades to benches
72 dpi/300 dpi © Something Fantastic
Kids’ workshop: what do ladscape architects do all day?
72 dpi/300 dpi © Topotek 1