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Brutalism in Berlin: 12 iconic buildings

Bold and beautifully austere, here are our 12 most striking examples of Brutalist architecture in Berlin.

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Potsdam in the 1990s: Squats, industry and ruins

Potsdam is known today for its palaces, but what was the city was like in the years […]

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Man killed in paternoster elevator accident in Schöneberg

Paternoster elevators have no doors and run continuously at 30 centimetres per second without stopping.

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Escape the city: Weekend trips from Berlin

Need to get out of the city for a bit? Here are some places you should know […]

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Berlin’s water pumps: What’s up with those green water fountains?

As you walk around Berlin, you might notice green water fountains. What are they, what's behind their […]

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Stucco in the past: The history of Berlin’s façades

The story behind Berlin's façades is as intricate as their stucco designs.

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