Bavarian architect Anna Heringer uses natural building materials like clay and bamboo for her international projects. She's a trailblazer in sustainable building, receiving many awards for it.
The Architecture Biennale 2016 in Venice. Arts 21 presents a special report on new construction trends and social architecture. We'll visit the German Pavilion, and meet the Biennale's director, Alejandro Aravena.
The German contribution to the 2016 Architecture Biennale in Venice aims to send a political message: This is a country of immigrants. How does a culture of openness translate into architecture?
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena has won this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize, one of the world's most prestigious awards in the field, for his social engagement.
In 1980 "The Tin Drum" was the first German movie to win a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, followed by “Nowhere in Africa” and “The Lives of Others.” Michael Haneke and Stefan Ruzowitzky have won Oscars too.
US President Donald Trump has made booksellers' dreams come true. North American magazines and blogs have been listing a range of must-read books, in an attempt to understand the new president's behavior.
Brass music and Bavarian lyrics: LasBrassBanda. This band from the Chiemsee region always seem to have a song on the charts. They'll celebrate their tenth anniversary with a new album and a world tour.
South African photographer Pieter Hugo shoots haunting images: of AIDS sufferers, victims of war and outsiders. These pictures, which give Africa's marginalized peoples a voice, are now on display in Wolfsburg.
How will the dawn of the new post-fact era affect upcoming elections in Germany and France? Will fake news sway the voters? Has social media changed the way we're informed -- or misinformed -- about current events?
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