The Berlin architect, who has captured the world’s imagination with such buildings as the Border Checkpoint in Georgia and the Metropol Parasol in Spain, shares his favourite book, website, film and podcast.
Surfing Flipflopflyin.com is devoted to original illustrations, infographics and animations by artist Craig Robinson. It’s a reliable source for a smile.
Reading I really enjoyed 1913: The Year Before the Storm. Author Florian Illies does a wonderful job unrolling the events of this compact year.
Watching Martha, the 1974 film by Rainer Fassbinder starring Margit Carstensen, is a favourite, and not just because of the spectacular camerawork by cinematographer Michael Ballhaus.
Listening 99percentinvisible.org, Roman Mars’s long-running radio show, looks at the unseen ways that architecture and design shape our lives. It’s great for making long drives more interesting.