Wood plays a dominant role in the home of the Edwards family: oak paneling in the entryway makes it seem like a walkable sculpture, guiding the eye as if through a tunnel to the outdoor area with a pool.
Wood plays an important role in the home of the Edwards family: oak paneling in the entryway makes it seem like a walkable sculpture, guiding the eye as if through a tunnel to the outdoor area with a pool.
Germans love functional living spaces, but comfort is the catchword at the IMM Cologne furniture design fair. Plants and decorative objects are a must, and so are new materials — used to revisit Bauhaus classics.
Youth in Germany have the opportunity to carry out a "voluntary ecological year" after finishing high school — and their experiences often last a lifetime. DW's Karin Jäger joined them for a day.
A scheme to control invasive plants in South Africa is helping to conserve water — and offering an inexpensive, eco-friendly solution for poor communities to bury their dead.
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