Peter Zumthor doesn’t think much of trends in architecture. His buildings are purist temples of light and silence. In 2013, he was awarded the coveted Pritzker Prize in 2013. We pay him a visit in Switzerland.
His award-winning designs include the Therme in Vals, the Kunsthaus Bregenz and the Kolumba art museum in Cologne. Peter Zumthor is the first foreign architect to be honored by the Association of German Architects.
Few German actors can boast such a wide range of roles on stage, screen on television as Mario Adorf. He’s made some 120 films, and he’s showing now signs of stopping. Now in old age, he’s getting his best roles.
As Tom Hanks publishes a collection of his short stories, we take a look at 10 other writers who earned their fame as actors before putting pen to paper.
In the 1990s they helped put German rap music in the charts. After recording just two albums, they broke up in 2004. Now, after their last album, Fünf Sterne Deluxe are back with a new release called "Flash".
Albert Namatjira was a world-renowned watercolor painter in the first half of the 20th century. But after his death, his relatives eventually lost their share of his copyright, plunging the family into poverty.
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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