01 – ABOUT US
02 – CITY WALKS
The city is alive. Our thematic urban walks in Berlin allow for unexpected vantage points and surprising views of the city’s manifold layers.
POLIGONAL’s unique city tours and walks expose views of Berlin which are off the beaten track. The experience of the city, its architecture and its urban phenomena always take center stage. We offer a variety of thematic tours through different neighbourhoods. Our tours specialize in uncovering hidden city life. We focus on the city’s architecture, on urban development, and on social dynamics, both contemporary and historically. Our philosophy is to spark enthusiasm and curiosity for local urban questions.
Apart from our standard tours we offer customized tours according to your specific interests. Get in touch and we will tailor a tour just for you.
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Our all new self-guided audio walks have been launched:
Check out our DRIFTER page for all audio formats or scroll down.
Examples of our city walks and tours
- Informal Berlin / The Makeshift City.
- The Modernist Heritage in Berlin / From the Past to the Future.
- Architecture of Politics Rivalry /
Karl Marx Allee vs. Hansaviertel.
- Contemporary Modes of Production in Architecture and city Planning/ Berlin Kreuzberg.
03 – AUDIO
Our thematic audiowalks are companions to explore the city’s architecture and urban environments. They allow you to discover unknown places, listen to unheard stories and make for unexpected encounters.
Put your earphones in and let our very own audio walk app DRIFTER be your compass guiding you through the city in one of our immersive audio walks. Have fun strolling through urban space and the city in a new way – in audio guided walks packed with thoroughly-researched information, commented by experts, loaded with authentic testimonies and enriched with voices from locals.
We collaborate with research and cultural institutions, and a wide range of actors involved in urban development and transformation processes.
Our latest audio formats:
- Gildenhall – a 1920s Utopia at Ruppiner See
- Nothing that ever was changes – Disappearing queer spaces in Berlin
- Kolbe’s Kiez for the Georg Kolbe Museum
- Alle Jahre Wohnungsfrage! for Bezirksmuseum Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf Villa Oppenheim
- Im Alltag, der Raum. Exhibition with seven acoustic portraits for the Austrian Cultural Forum Berlin
- Düttmann und die Stadt als Reaktion for the exhibition Werner Düttmann.Building.Berlin at Brücke Museum
04 – CONCEPTS
Urban communication is an integral part of urban practice. Our concept work includes curatorial and editorial projects as well as the programming of events and exhibition formats.
05 – EXCURSIONS AND PACKAGES
Study trip packages to experience Berlin – from concept to organization.You also benefit from our network in the areas of architecture, urban planning and urban practice.
POLIGONAL plans your time in Berlin and takes on the entire organization of your architecture and urbanism related study trip.
University excursions, research trips, company outings: We are specialized in the conceptualization and organization of study trips for groups of all sizes.
According to your thematic needs POLIGONAL provides you with a customized program during your stay in Berlin and organizes your tour, citywalk, workshop and team building seminar as a total package including accommodation and restaurant visits.
Take advantage of our experience, local knowledge, and our wide network in Berlin.