Wall of Rememberance: Berlin Wall Memorial

Close-up from Berlin Wall Memorial Framed in a rusty, steel shadowbox are the black and white portraits of people who lost their lives attempting to cross the wall from East to West Germany. Their names, birth and death dates are …

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Vitra Slide Tower

Vitra, Weil am Rhein, Germany: Architecture

Slide Tower by Carsten Holler Founded by Willi and Erika Fehlbaum, Vitra began making office furniture in 1957 licensing the rights to the Herman Miller collection, primarily the designs of Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson and Verner Panton. …

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Bernauer Strasse in front of Berlin Wall

Fall of The Berlin Wall: 25 Years Later

–> –> November 9th 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The 96 mile long , 12 foot high concrete barrier completely surrounded The German Democratic Republic (East Berlin), cutting it off not only from …

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Street scene, Freiburg Germany

Freiburg Germany: Greenest City in the World?

–> This past August we took a family vacation to visit friends in Freiberg, Germany. Nestled in the Black Forest, Freiburg is one of the greenest cities in the world thanks to its tram system, cycle paths, solar paneled rooftops, …

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