As primary building materials, the doors of East German panel flats which had to yield to wrecking balls have been salvaged and re-appropriated for use.

One of the featured exhibitions during this years Transmediale.10 festival in Berlin is an research station by architects Raumlabour called ‘Futures Exchange' The installation is a commentary on previous notions of the future and the realities we experience today.

The space station, as an extreme example of the utopian city and efficient habitable structures, is an integral part of the past century’s vision of the future. This future has arrived, and the dream of inhabited cities in outer space will remain unfulfilled for a long time to come.

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