A straightforward passive house wasn't challenging enough for architect Manfred Lux. So when he designed his family home near the Bavarian city of Augsburg, he built it in the shape of an octagon.
Dorota and Mariusz Szlachcic are architects in the Polish city of Wrocław. They now live in a dream-home that they designed themselves -- in a park that's just 15 minutes from the historical city center.
Milan is a center for design. So it’s fitting for architect Giovanna Cornelio to live in a breathtakingly beautiful luxury apartment. What’s surprising is that it’s in a 1950s eyesore whose interior she’s redesigned.
Big stars, hot topics, tough competition: Arts.21 goes behind the scenes at the Berlin International Film Festival. Actress Ine Marie Wilmann, filmmaker Tsitsi Dangaremba, and photographer Birgit Kleber show us the Berlinale up close and personal.
Agent 007 is definitely one of the most famous British fictional figures ever created. But according to some sources, he was actually born in the Ruhr valley. An exhibition in Bochum promotes the spy's German roots.
The Brit Awards have been criticized for sexism in the past, with a perceived lack of female artists involved in the UK's top music industry awards event. This time around, organizers sought to address those concerns.
Using herself as model, American photographer Cindy Sherman critiques our contemporary views of identity and the role of women in society. She is being honored with the 2019 Max Beckmann Prize in Frankfurt.
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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