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.
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.
A vacation home in the Peloponnese, right on the shore. The designers wanted to use a natural color scheme -- including the blue of the sea, and the beige of the local sandstone.
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.
Lannisters against the Starks, Baratheons versus Targaryens. Never heard these names before? If you want to catch up on "Game of Thrones" before the final season begins, here's a high-speed, spoiler-filled review.
One of the doyennes of crime writing is visiting the island of Usedom to read in a literary program with the title "Thinking of Germany." DW took the opportunity to ask the American author about her own thoughts.
The cathedral in Leon, Spain, is renowned for its stained-glass windows, but it is also home to a world-class organ made by the Bonn-based Klais organ builders. Getting it built was no easy feat.
Provenance research attempts to track down the history of the possession of artworks. Many museums and other institutions attempt to tackle the challenge, but there's still a lot of work to do.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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