Travelling with an architect : discovering Berlin

Our contemporary architecture tour in Germany

by Serena L. Rosato
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TRAVELLING_ This week we take a contemporary architecture tour of Berlin, the Germany's largest city and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science. It is home to renowned universities, research institutes, orchestras, museums, and celebrities and is host to many sporting events.Its urban setting and historical legacy have made it a popular location. The city is well known for its festivals, diverse architecture, nightlife, contemporary arts, public transportation networks, and an extremely high quality of living.


25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin by Studio Aisslinger (2014)


BMW Guggenheim Lab - Berlin by Atelier Bow-Wow (2012)


Gorki Apartments by Sandra Pauquet (2014)


The Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin by Studio Daniel Libeskind (2012)


BER - Airport Hotel by Petersen Architekten (2012)


Bar Saint Jean by Thilo Reich Architectural Design (2012)


Siegmunds Hof Haus 13 by  Susanne Hofmann Architekten & die Baupiloten (2012)


JOH 3 by J. MAYER H. Architects (2012)


nhow Berlin by nps tchoban voss & Karim Rashid (2010)


Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology by Gnädinger Architekten and Vita Rolf Gnädinger (2010)



Neues Museum by David Chipperfield Architects & Julian Harrap Architects (2009)  


Free University by Foster + Partners (2005)


Holocaust Memorial by Peter Heisenman (2005)


Royal Netherlands Embassy by Office for Metropolitan Architecture (O.M.A.) (2003)


Peter Sassenroth and Rudolf Reitermann  (2001)


Deutsches Historisches Museum by Ieoh Ming Pei (2000)


DZ Bank by Gehry Partners LLP (2000)


The Plenary Building in the Converted Reichstag by Foster + Partners (1999)


Jewish Museum by Studio Daniel Libeskind (1999)


Daimler Chrysler Residential by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (1998)  




Wohnhaus Schlesisches Tor by Álvaro Siza Vieira (1980)



Neue NationalGalerie in Berlin by Mies van der Rohe (1968)


Unite d’Habitation of Berlin by Le Corbusier (1957)


AEG turbine factory by Peter Behrens (1908)



    • Serena L. Rosato

      Serena L. Rosato


      Bari / Italy

      Architetto per vocazione, web writer per diletto. Progetta spazi e costruisce idee giocando con pixel e inchiostro, occhi curiosi e delicata ironia. Attenta ai dettagli e distratta dalle novità, costantemente alla ricerca della bellezza delle cose. Dichiarata dipendenza da viaggi, musei e scarpe. ____________________________________________________________ Architect by vocation , web writer for pleasure. She designs and builds spaces ideas playing with ink and pixels, curious eyes and de)

    25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin 335

    25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin

    Berlin / Germany / 2014

    BMW Guggenheim Lab - Berlin 16

    BMW Guggenheim Lab - Berlin

    Berlin / Germany / 2012

    The Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin 57

    The Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin

    Berlin / Germany / 2012

    BER - Airport Hotel 31

    BER - Airport Hotel

    Berlin / Germany / 2012

    Bar Saint Jean 107

    Bar Saint Jean

    Berlin / Germany / 2012

    JOH 3 67

    JOH 3

    Berlin / Germany / 2012

    nhow Berlin 33

    nhow Berlin

    Berlin / Germany / 2010

    Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology 20

    Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology

    Berlin / Germany / 2010

    Free University 21

    Free University

    Berlin / Germany / 2005

    Royal Netherlands Embassy 20

    Royal Netherlands Embassy

    Berlin / Germany / 2003

    The Plenary Building in the Converted Reichstag 44

    The Plenary Building in the Converted Reichstag

    Berlin / Germany / 1999

    Jewish Museum 93

    Jewish Museum

    Berlin / Germany / 1999

    Daimler Chrysler Residential 13

    Daimler Chrysler Residential

    Berlin / Germany / 1998