detour 327_via Airbnb vs. Berlin
Description: (by authors)
Rents are on the rise in Berlin, and the reasons are manifold. Online portals of the so-called “sharing economy”, such as Airbnb, are marketing to tourists and have proven to be a profitable business. But are they contributing to a shortage in affordable housing? This question has sparked a vivid debate and has polarized opinions. But who is right? A look at the data provides valuable insights.
This student project has been realized within the course "From Reading to Exploring – Visual Storytelling in Data Journalism" in the winter semester of 2014/15 at the Design Faculty at FH Potsdam. The project was supervised by Jan-Erik Stange and Michael Hörz
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