Berlin

A Data Visualizer Created a Mossy Map of Berlin's Green Spaces

Sebastian Meier used vegetation and a laser cutter to show the city’s parks and ponds.

Berlin Will Have to Wait Another Year for Its New Airport

Eight years late, and the scandal of Berlin’s messed-up new airport only gets worse.

Street Artists Spruce Up Subway Trains With Flower Boxes

Credit the graffiti crew TOY for applying their green thumb to this Berlin train.

Capturing the Beauty of Berlin's Skies, One Day at a Time

Ewa Tuteja’s ambitious photography project is a “homage to the beauty of the sky.”

How Cycling Lessons Help Refugees Find Their Footing

In Berlin, a group has made it their mission to help newcomers settle in, then get around.

Transforming Neo-Nazi Graffiti Into Whimsical Street Art

How a Berlin-based organization is trying to rid the city of swastikas.

Dreamy, Colorful, Empty Subway Stations

Chris Forsyth’s camera brings out the best in transit platforms from Canada to Germany.

A City-Wide Bike Lane That Wants to Be a 'Piece of Copenhagen in Berlin'

The Radbahn, a proposed five-and-a-half mile protected route under a U-Bahn bridge, would connect the east and west sides of the German capital.

Yet Another Small Home Appears in the Berlin Subway

Is this an extreme effort to shorten somebody’s commute?

Police Seek a 'Criminal Tarzan' Aboard the Berlin Subway

This young man was very, very excited to ride the train.

A Station-By-Station Subway Map of Berlin Rents

The transit guide helps tenants work out if their landlords are charging them too much.

How Hard Should Transit Systems Go After Fare Evaders?

Berlin has suffered a surge in scofflaw riders, but super strict enforcement also adds to overhead costs.

You Can Now Build Entire Skylines Out of Legos

Block by block, piece together the iconic skylines of New York City, Berlin, and Venice.

The Super Polluted Rhine Washes 191 Million Plastic Particles Out to Sea Every Day

The river’s microplastics concentrations are “among the highest so far studied worldwide,” says a researcher.

Berlin Just Showed the World How to Keep Housing Affordable

Under a new plan, low-income tenants of public housing will pay less than a third of their income in rent.

Berlin's Old Nazi Airport Is Now a Syrian Refugee Camp

Once the site of an epic postwar international aid mission for Germans, the former Tempelhof Airport will now return the favor.

The Keys to Designing Cities With Fewer Traffic Fatalities

Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.

The Difference Choosing Ugly Vegetables Can Make

A Berlin café called Culinary Misfits makes the most of local food by cooking with cast-off produce.

This Designer Fabric (Intentionally) Reeks of Whisky

It's a burst of fashion genius that could only originate in Scotland.

The Spooky, Bleached-Out American Flags on the Brooklyn Bridge Turn Out to Be Art

A Berlin-based art-action duo has been identified as the source of recently placed flags that incited security concerns and fear among New Yorkers. Here are some of their other stunts.