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14. February 2022 | Magazine #9

“Architecture is better than its reputation!” by Ulf Meyer

Europacity will be the first impression of Berlin for millions of visitors and is therefore an important calling card,” explain the planners from the Cologne-based architectural firm ASTOC. They were the winners of the competition for the urbanisation of the former freight station area and have a prominent track record, demonstrated in their designs for Hamburg’s HafenCity. Continue reading

19. January 2022 | Magazine #9

Beautiful squares and boulevards are crucial for this vibrant city

Regula Lüscher walks purposefully towards the small group. On this October day, she meets with some of Europacity’s investors on Washington platz, beside the central railway station, for our magazine. It is already autumn, but the sun is still shining in a relatively cloudless sky, so much so that several tourists can be seen relaxing on the terraces of the numerous cafés. This is how the gateway to the federal capital is meant to look when travellers alight from trains and catch their first glimpse of the city while gazing towards the government district. Continue reading