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Above all, five spatial factors shaped the development of the metropolis of Berlin: the variety of centers, the housing question, the traffic question, the green question, and the distribution of major infrastructure, industrial and military projects. These five factors not only make it possible to understand the development and uniqueness of (Greater) Berlin, their meaningful combination also makes it possible to manage the metropolis in a sustainable manner. Of course, Berlin is dependent on Brandenburg and Brandenburg is dependent on Berlin.

Veranstaltungen in Berlin: Online Tour: Unvollendete Metropole - 100 Jahre Städtebau für Groß-Berlin
© visitBerlin Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

In the exhibition, all these themes are unfolded through exemplary locations, projects and plans that have shaped and changed the metropolis of Berlin. They are often of international significance - as a model or as a horror scenario. But Berlin is not alone. Other European metropolises are also struggling to shape their stormy growth in a sustainable manner - especially Moscow, Vienna, Paris and London. Like these metropolises, Berlin is not only a major city but also the capital.

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