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The Sony Center is a Sony-sponsored building complex located at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany. It opened in 2000.

An illuminated, suspended, oval roof covers the 102 m span of the central Forum.

The centre was designed by Helmut Jahn and construction was completed in 2000 at a total cost of €750M.

At its highest point, the roof measures up to 67 meters above the Forum and has a free span of 102 meters length on the main axis and 77 meters length on the ancillary axis. The average translucence is at 50%.

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Comments (131)

Euer Ehren on October 4, 2013

Very interesting perspective.
I LIKE this cool photo.
Greetings from Würzburg, Germany

Frederic Baiges on October 9, 2013

Molt bona foto. L+F


David Evers on October 21, 2013

That place always makes me a bit uneasy. Looks better with the nice greenery though.

Corry on October 30, 2013

Beautiful and very interesting shot. Well done, Lena.


Greetings, Corry

Ali Raza on October 31, 2013

LIKE beautiful composition. best wishes

ocramnano on November 9, 2013


Michał Dworzański on November 25, 2013

Hi Lena. Wonderful composition.


Greetings, Michał.

Paulo Bretas on December 11, 2013

Bela perspectiva dessa foto, ficou fabuloso...like 137!

Saudações do Brasil


Filip Jurovatý on February 22, 2014

interesting picture.


Greeting from Slovakia, Filip

Peter Kock on September 27, 2015

Interesting place, good shot!

Greetings + L,


c. bayernengel on January 11, 2016

hübsches Bild like
Liebe Grüße vom bayernengel. ❀

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Photo taken in Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Sony Center

This photo was taken indoors

Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 20, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by LeenieforLena
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot G12
    • Taken on 2013/06/08 20:09:30
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 6.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired