2 October 2007

Shopping/Leisure Behemoth Opens, Bloodbath Ensues


Blurbanism ∕ Buildings

‘Alexa’, the new necrophile zombie shopping crypt on Alexanderplatz, opened to shocking scenes of chaos on the 12th September. Europe’s largest branch of MediaMarkt opened at midnight, and thousands of Berliners decended upon the store in a fest of consumer greed. The “stack ’em high, sell them low” policy of the electronic goods giant hyperboled: bruised faces, police in riot gear barking orders and a semi-destroyed escallator was the result.

Here’s the news channel N24 with some footage: