Neue Bezirksanordnung (less is more)
With the rearrangement of
Berlin's 16 districts into just a handful, by combining adjoining ones into composite
"Bezirke", a new situation emerged that demanded a full reassessment
of the role this Capital city wants to play in the world arena. 765 years after
The new "Bezirksanordnung"
drasticaly reduces the degree of difficulty of piecing together the Berlin's jigsaw
puzzle to a level that any 3-year-old child could easily accomplish. The picture
that emerges reveals a new found cohesiveness, away from the previous balkanized
patchwork, that is both refreshing and imperative for Berlin to continue its long
metamorphosis from being a backwater seat of a poor monarchy into the
With its Gesamtbezirke approach, this postcard series celebrates Berlin of the new millenium and uncovers a trove of gems to be found by the open-minded explorer of the urban landscape.