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BERLIN has been, and still is, one of the most dynamic capitals in Europe of the recent past. Since the German reunification in 1990 especially along the former border, but also elsewhere in the eastern and western part, changes have been tremendous. The broad border stroke gave the opportunity to develop a series of ambitious projects in the middle of Berlin. The Potsdamer Platz is the most prominent example of this effort. Berlin´s role as German capital led to a new government district around the Reichtags building, that has been converted to the new house of parliament.

After the reunification the applied different architectural and urban planning strategies in east and west during the period of separation are still noticible. The historical centre around Unter den Linden with its classicist buildings is located not far away from the Alexanderplatz and the Karl-Marx-Allee, an impressive example of urbanism during the socialistic period. Projects like the Kulturforum (Mies van der Rohe, Hans Scharoun) and the Hansaviertel form the corresponding western approach.

Recently, in Rummelsburg, Stralau and Spandau new residential developments are being realised. In the south of Berlin the former airfield Adlershof is converted into a science city, focussing on new technologies and research. The Berlin Mitte district became a vibrant neighbourhood after the reunification, by reusing old courtyard structures and introducing new architectural infills.


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