Alternative Kreuzberg

Berlin’s Kreuzberg neighborhood has a long history of alternative culture, self-organized initiatives and urban experimentation. This former fringe area of West Berlin, bordering the Berlin Wall, became a central district in a major European city practically overnight in 1990. Urban regeneration experiments, open lots, squats, … » more

Creative Accessibility Tours

Experience Diversity in Mobility! Our creative accessibility tours are an opportunity for people who have not (yet) had experience of physical handicaps to find out what barriers and accessibility really means. School classes, student groups, as well as architects, city planners and companies can benefit … » more

CoHousing

Berlin offers a great range of fascinating examples regarding creative CoHousing projects dealing with current challenges such as rising rents, changes in climate and demography, privatization and individualization. Our housing tours allow participants to get to know Berlin’s DIY, community-oriented housing projects, such as the … » more

Green & Garden

Act local, think global! Urban gardens create a unique atmosphere and improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. Local green initiatives also provide spaces and opportunities for exchange and learning about sustainable food production, natural diversity as well as permaculture. During the tour we … » more

East-Spree-Riverside

Experiencing Berlin’s East Spree riverfront means taking a walk on the edge between control and chaos. While the “Mediaspree” plan has proposed to bring in new media companies, global investors and corporate headquarters, citizens’ groups are fighting to maintain public access to the river and … » more

Sustainable Architecture

Sustainable architecture is way more than just a green facade. During the tour we look at examples that address different aspects of sustainability: ecological, affordable, community oriented housing, neighborhood gardens and experimental temporal structures from recycled materials. We talk about saving and sharing resources as … » more

Refugees Welcome Tours

With our Refugees Welcome Tours we visit inclusive and participatory Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together projects related to urban development, community living and working as well as local initiatives, urban gardening projects and cultural spaces in Berlin districts Kreuzberg, Mitte and Neukölln. We explore this fascinating urban … » more