Ian Harding has converted a 400-year-old house in Cellardyke, Scotland. The modern part of the house harmonizes with the original construction. The design has won numerous prizes.
Jakob Bruntse and Johan Homgren had a weekend home built near Stockholm in the shape of a triangle, inspired by the surrounding grounds. The main room has glass walls almost all the way around.
When their second child was born, Nina and Jacob Salo knew they needed more room. So, with the help of two architects, they used the generous loft space above them to create a flat fit for a family.
Ian Harding has renovated a 400-year-old fisherman’s house in Cellardyke, Scotland, adding on a modern wing designed to harmonize with the original structure. The project has earned him several architecture prizes.
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Kamila Shamsie's tale of family and faith in the modern world beat out five other contenders for the prestigious award. Shamsie thanked the award's founders for promoting women's voices in literature.
Acclaimed Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died. He guest-conducted for many major orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony.
Two years after The Floating Piers, landscape artist Christo is back with a 20-meter-high work, The Mastaba, made of thousands of oil barrels. Despite its size, it's not the most daring project in the artist's career.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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