Category Archives: Berlin

Set in the Street

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Brooklyn-based photographer Justin Bettman is turning unwanted and discarded materials into alfresco living rooms in various cities around the world. Set in the Street is a collection of elaborate living room sets erected in public space. After Bettman is finished shooting photos in the spaces, the sets are left up on the street, where passersby are invited to shoot their own photos.  Continue reading

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Extreme adaptive reuse: from Death Strip to public karaoke venue

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Sitting on the cold stones of Mauerpark’s amphitheatre, people can really surprise you. A small, timid-looking woman is called to take the stage, and as she hesitantly takes her mic and awaits her introduction, you become anxious for her. She begins her song hesitantly, laughing nervously when she misses a line in the first verse. But by the time she reaches the main chorus, she’s found her feet. She’s singing her heart out and has already won over the cheering crowd. Continue reading

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