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
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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
Michael Müller was elected Governing Mayor of Berlin in December 2014. Previously, he was, among other things, Senator for Urban Development and the Environment from 2011 to 2014. Even as Governing Mayor, he has to face the challenges of urban development … Continue reading