One interesting signal we were tracking back at the time of making Issue 1 was "digital nomadism" or the new kinds of work configurations enabled by the web. This reality has obviously accelerated considerably since we first wrote about it.
What was the role of digital tools in the evolution of the architectural design process? Archaeology of the Digital, a transdisciplinary exhibition at Montreal’s CCA (2012) attempted to craft an answer.
Berlin is a manifestation of all that The Alpine Review thinks about: It lives the notions of a flat, networked world, of constant remixing of ideas, of crafts and technology and culture intersections. Its only natural that it was our city in focus for Issue 1.