Urban Spaces

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Little Boxes

Facades are the landscape of cities. They are what we see immediately, they are what we can not escape and they have a profound impact...

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Ants collecting food

Train stations are such fascinating places. This is the lower mezzanine of Berlin main station also known as the lower food court. Well it is...

Bahnhof Greifswalder Strasse

Commute

The commute. A noun describing the regular journey between home and place of employment or education. Or what I like to call it: The biggest...

Storefront Babaluna Berlin

Babaluna Berlin

I am writing a lot about what many call gentrification. This word is often used with negative connotations concerning high rents, monocultural city districts, NIMBYism...

concrete creek park garden

Toxic Concrete Creek

This creek was artificially constructed with a concrete bed, regular cobblestones used for sidewalks and a couple of boulders. Behind me is a bigger boulder...