Autofreiberlin is a network protesting for a car-free city by organizing street parades, while relying on a high and growing number of social media followers.
ExRotaprint is the former site of the Rotaprint printing press manufacturing plant, now used by a heterogeneous mix of local businesses, community outreach organizations, and independent creatives, and taken off the property market through a complex legal and organizational structure.
Haus der Statistik is a 50.000 m2 building complex which is currently being developed into cultural and community spaces, housing as well as administrative offices, representing a model collaboration between civil society and communal actors, and during the renovation already opened up for ‘pioneer use’.
Kotti & Co is a tenants’ initiative, which gathers among others in a temporary structure in public space, protesting against high rents in social housing and working for tenants’ rights in Berlin.
Mietshäusersyndikat is an umbrella organization for collective, non-profit housing projects in Germany, providing legal advice and solidarity funding, while always remaining a shareholder in every house project.
M29 is a house project in Prenzlauer Berg, started by a group of individuals and developed in the framework of the Mietshäusersyndikat.
station urbaner kulturen is the “Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst (nGbK)” art association’s satellite space on the large Hellersdorf housing estate on the outskirts of eastern Berlin. It is an exhibition space and workplace for artists and local residents.
Prinzessinnengarten is one of the most well known urban gardening initiatives of Berlin, focusing on community education and recently exploring ways to expand to former cemeteries in the city.
raumlabor is a network of architects who collaborate in different projects, among them the Floating University, an educational project that radically rethinks the notion of space in teaching.
ZK/U is a center for artistic production and urban reflection, featuring an event space and a residency for artistic research, and is located in a former railway station surrounded by a public park.
Zusammenarbeiter is a group of architects that collaborate with different actors in the field of urban development, planning and accompanying the process of self-build groups or initiating processes with participatory planning for building projects.