This blog is an archive of pages I wrote as architectureinberlin.com a few years back up until 2013-ish.
Returned to London in early 2014, where I’m doing a PhD all about groups of older people doing cohousing, initially looking at the UK, but currently some groups back in Berlin who are more established.
I have a short lived second blog just over here at betaville, which didn’t run for long but I might be returning to with thoughts on cohousing / ageing in particular and intentional communities more broadly.
Twitter is @archiberlin (Jim Hudson)
Anyhoo, I’ve stripped out a lot of the stuff about events – meetups, tours, film nights, book clubs and other things that I ran, although there’s still quite a few most recent – keep scrolling down and eventually you’ll get to some content!
At its heart this was a blog about the Berlin IBA of the 1980s – twas my obsession, and I still miss exploring the many hundreds of buildings and projects.
I’ve had to use a new theme (design appearance) to avoid paying for upkeep of an archive. It’s not very intuitive – a link to archives / search function is the horizontal lines top right hand corner. Many links are dead, highlighted in weird colours etc, sorry for that. I might get around to fixing that at some point. But probably not, life is short.
Anyway, in order to overcome some of the faulty links, here’s a summary for IBA things: