Investigation of the topic of “boundary” in the city, corona time. A film by Wang Keyao and Fang Kong.
How does the culture of walking is influencing urban planning in Netherlands and Asia and urban design ‘adaptation’? A film by Prisca Arosia.
Shanghai and Berlin have change a lot in the last three decades due to gentrification but even more with speculation. How do cities transform over time in Shanghai and Berlin? What does that look like very practically? Who drives the urban transformation? A film by Fanny Hoffmann-Loss, Annette Erpenstein, Mickey Xu.
Stefanie Schweiger and Angela Köckritz trace the history of Chinese living in Berlin. From the first Chinese arriving in 1822 to be displayed as an exotic curiosity. Up to the very diverse Chinese community residing in Berlin at present. A film by Stefanie Schweiger and Angela Köckritz.
A river makes a city alive and brings culture — so is Yangtze river to Wuhan and Spree to Berlin. A film by Tian Gao and De Santis.
How do urban spaces like Tang Ba Jie influence single children in China? A film by Kam, Jaap and Kun.
How do people renovate industrial heritage with creativity, art and culture in the city in order to give them a new function? How to make them a part of the city’s creative economy and let the city be sustainable and livable? A film by Jing SU.
A cinematic learning journey through the city of Berlin, investigating places and people active in the field of ‚Learning Cities‘. A film by Kika Yang and Randolfe Camarotto.
Is there a wisdom about how a people or a society can find happiness? What is needed in order to lead a fortunate and contended life? A film by Susanne Elgeti and Annette Mehlhorn.
When we think of France, images of Paris come to our mind: the Eiffel tower, the Champs Elysées, walking carefree, basking in on the culture and the atmosphere. How does this image hold up for international students in the middle of a global pandemic? How does it hold up for other French cities? A film by Edna Peza.
Sister cities Duisburg and Wuhan – Commonalities of different cities? Similar cities with differences?
Twin towns Duisburg and Wuhan: Commonalities of different cities? Similar cities with differences? Exploring traces of history and the connections to China in the former steel city. A film by Sonja Broy and Silvan Hagenbrock.
CITYMAKERS-Fellow Dr. Annette Erpenstein interviewed four citymakers with ties to Germany’s Ruhr region to explore how corona changed our cities and what we can learn from this experience.
What do our fellow citymakers with strong ties to Germany’s Ruhr region observe in the face of the corona pandemic? What potential lies in this crisis in terms of creating liveable cities? Listen to the personal observations and thoughts of members of our Ruhr-community.
While in China, after two months of lockdown, normal life is coming back to the streets, in Europe, the people are only at the beginning of the most difficult phase of this crisis. We asked the 2020 CITYMAKERS accelerator teams from both continents to share their very own experiences about this strenuous time.
Begleiten Sie uns virtuell auf unserer STADTMACHER- Kiezerkundung, in der wir angetrieben von der Frage “Was heißt eigentlich Stadt machen vor unserer eigenen Haustür” den Kiez rund um unser Büro in der Weißenseer Spitze erkunden. Der Virtual Walk wurde von Kika Yang und Fred Plasmann produziert und lädt dazu ein inspirierende Stadtmacher in unserem Kiez kennenzulernen.
We are thrilled to present the 6 selected 2020 CITYMAKERS-Accelerator-cases and their makers here.
In September 2018, YANG Fan from CECP (China Endangered Culture Protectors) and Silvan Hagenbrock, urbanist and editor of CITYMAKERS, travelled together for 10 days from Xi’an to Taiyuan tracing cultural relics sites. Why go to all these places?
Kai Gong ist Musiker und Philosoph, zwischen Berlin und Peking. Mit unserer “Learning Cities Map” spazierte er durch das Pekinger Wudaokou-Viertel und besuchte das in einem Wohnhochhaus gelegene 706 Youth Lab. In diesem Video-Blog hat er seine Eindrücke festgehalten.
»Traces: Xi’an« ist auf der Suche nach Spuren lokaler Identitäten im öffentlichen Raum Xi’ans – einer Stadt zwischen chinesischer Tradition, industriellem Erbe und neuer Kreativwirtschaft. Aber was bedeutet lokal überhaupt?