At first glance, the house designed by Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus looks unfinished. That’s on purpose! This holiday home is meant to be open and to allow an unimpeded view of the landscape.
This house has a second roof whose ridge digs into the ground. Polish architect Robert Konieczny received a Design Award from Wallpaper Magazine for his “ark” in Brenna, Poland.
On first glance, it looks like a construction site. But it’s part of a modern villa. In Paphos on Cyprus, architect Andreas Vardas has built a home using 360 concrete pipes.
Anna Gunnarsdóttir has remodeled her bungalow near Rejkjavik, keeping the concrete look of the exterior. The living space has big windows, and the garden has a typical Icelandic thermal bath.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The French novelist and member of the Academie Francaise has died at the age of 92. A very public figure in France, d'Ormesson was the author of some 40 works.
Answer the quiz and win CDs! We play a cover version of a hit from Germany, and you tell us: Who first sang the original of "The Power"?
Win CDs by Broilers, Three Fall, Alice Merton, Bausa.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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