BuzzingCities Lab is a Think-and-Do-Tank focusing on the Cities of the Future: from the Townships of South Africa to the Favelas in Brazil. With a focus on digitalization BuzzingCities explores the transformational power of tech on security, crime and urban violence and development, spreads knowledge and supports new global connections between the makers and shakers of the future — with multimedia storytelling and other digital projects, workshops and talks. BuzzingCities is operating globally out of Berlin, Shanghai, Mumbai, Mexico City and Favela Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro.


BuzzingCities Lab Portfolio


  • research; evaluating, and analysing trends in crime, urban violence, civic tech/technology



  • cooperation, planning and production for media companies
  • high quality and in depth reporting for international, German Media Outlets
  • documentaries
  • BuzzingCities Media experiments: Projects using innovative technology such as livestreaming, 360°/VR, drones, data journalism

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  • speaking engagements at global tech and media conferences
  • seminars at German and international universities
  • workshops in local communities

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  • training of journalists, media outlets, organizations for working in crisis regions, digital security