Christoph Mäckler: “We have forgotten how to build beautiful cities”

His first major project fell victim to reunification, and today Christoph Mäckler’s buildings are in many prominent locations in Germany. In his hometown of Frankfurt … Read more

Gare d’Orsay: The second life of a train station

DThe demolition was a done deal, you needed that Orsay station no more. Long-distance traffic was discontinued in 1939 because the station could no longer … Read more

Corona pandemic: the end of the metropolis as we know it? what a nonsense

AWhen terrorists directed two planes into the twin towers of the New York World Trade Center in 2001, city planners reacted immediately: They demanded the … Read more