What will global cities look like in the future? How can sustainability and economic development be balanced? How can public areas be integrated with office spaces and retail outlets? How can we achieve a balance of open space and density?

These questions are being discussed by urban planners, developers and architects all over the world. Bikini Berlin, which recently opened in the German capital, is one example of an urban oasis and a unique combination of shopping, working, entertaining, recreation, and hospitality spaces. Located in Berlin’s old centre in the…

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