Photo (detail): © martinbrombacher.de
Well Worth Seeing
Tourist magnets, architecture as theatre and cultural flagships: buildings like the newly-opened Elbphilharmonie are meant to enhance culture with their spectacular architecture – and positively influence the development of a city or a region. But does it work?
Our consciousness is in constant flux when it comes to our choices of clothing and housing. Worldwide, more and more people consider the relevance of sustainable consumerism - in which sustainability no longer equals lack of style.
© Anno Dittmer
Subcultures can have a significant impact on visually and culturally shaping a city. This dossier aims to examine subcultures in urban spaces in Germany and Australia.
The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
180 Seconds City
From Berlin to Bogota – and back via Tokyo and Kolkata! In 180 seconds a picture of the city emerges, showing what unites us and what makes us different.
© Lea Delazer
It’s Berlinale time!
The 67th Berlinale will be held from 9 until 19 February. Twelve bloggers and film journalists from around the world will cover the international film festival for the Goethe-Institut – from an international perspective.