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The New Economy of City-Based Top Level Internet Domains

Dozens of cities will have the chance to design their own municipally focused microcosm of the web.

Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

At Least We Have a LEGO Version of the Berlin Airport

A scale model of the troubled airport project was completed before the original.


4 of the World's Great Cities Like You've Never Seen Them Before

You probably didn't even know that watercolor comes in 3D.

Kate Seabrook

Berlin's Subway: 'An Underground Art Gallery'

Each of the U-Bahn's 173 stations comes with its own design.

Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

Berlin's New Airport Can't Turn Its Own Lights Off

Problems keep piling up at the construction site that will eventually become Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

David Rycraft

Can the Longest Remaining Stretch of the Berlin Wall Be Saved From the Threat of Condos?

Protesters have halted construction for now, but for many Berliners, it’s as if their worst nightmares are coming true.

Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

In Berlin, Searching for Food in the Dumpster Is the Next Big Thing

A new German website alerts members about the location and content of leftover sustenance.


For These Muralists, It Took 3 Years to Spell Out the Alphabet

Would you get an "S" tattooed on your arm just for the sake of completing an art project? These guys did.


A Berlin Neighborhood Clamps Down on Fancy Apartments

No second bathrooms, no fireplaces or under-floor heating, no new balconies and no reserved parking places.


When Travel Writing Goes Wrong: 'Edgy' Berlin Edition

4 clichés every travelogue about Germany's capital apparently must include.

Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Strip Down and Ride the Subway

Improv Everywhere's annual no-pants transit ride goes international.


It's Not Cool to Bring Ponies Onto Berlin's Subway

To its credit, the animal behaved better than many public-transit riders.


Bus-Stop Ads Torn Straight From Dante's Inferno

In Berlin, a shadowy street artist known as Vermibus transforms mundane billboards into creepy macabre frightscapes

Armelle Caron

Can You Tell a City By Its Blocks?

What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?


Design Video of the Day: How the Netherlands Builds Its Embassies

A new documentary examines the Dutch approach.


16 Parking Garages Worth Looking At

Miami may be the international hub of memorable parking, but it’s not the only city sporting glitzy garages.


Berlin, in Technicolor

About 70 buildings will be illuminated during the 10-day festival.


Chestnuts Singing in a Public Park

A public art installation turns falling nuts into light and sound. For tree preservation, of course.

Paolo Cirio

Bringing the 'Ghosts' of Google Street View To Life

An artist recreates the scenes captured by Google's cameras.