Berlin has long been a lab of architectural design. Now the city is experimenting to make its housing zukunftsfähig—both future-oriented and sustainable. Explore Berlin’s affordable, sustainable housing works, including the 29-story Woho skyscraper, which will be Europe’s tallest wooden building.
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is an award-winning American journalist who was a longtime NPR international correspondent running the U.S. public radio network’s bureau in Kabul, Cairo and Berlin. She currently hosts the Berlin-based podcast, “Common Ground,” and is working on a book about Afghan women mountain climbers.
Michael Green is an award-winning architect, speaker, and author known for using design to create meaningful, sustainable built environments that benefit both people and the planet. Michael is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Jonny Klokk is a partner at the Norwegian architecture company, Mad Arkitekter. He has extensive experience with complex buildings projects and urbanism of different scales. He has played an active role in the development of the Woho-project, as the responsible partner for the architects.
Manfred is the head of the Urban Planning and Projects Directorate at the Senate Department for Urban Development. Member of SRL (Association of town, regional and state planning) and DASL (German Academy for urban and regional planning).