Across Europe, concrete structures from the 1950s, 60s and 70s are being demolished. Now social media are sending out an SOS to save the much-maligned buildings. #SOSBrutalism
Monolithic, massive, grey: Brutalism is arguably the most unloved style of 20th century architecture. Concrete structures from the 1950s, 60s and 70s are being demolished. But some seek to save these buildings.
Visionary - or monstrous architecture? Brutalist buildings are either loved or hated. After being considered eyesores for decades, they're hip again - but many are still endangered. Germany is calling #SOSBrutalism.
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Konstantin Gropper of the Get Well Soon one-man music project told DW he's "difficult to be around" when he's working on a new album - and what makes the tiny Haldern Pop Festival worth playing at.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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