Thirty-four-year-old Charlotte Hopf is not only the youngest but the first female cathedral builder to work on the Berlin Cathedral. A trained architect, she has previously worked in Warsaw and New York.
While traces of divided Berlin are fast disappearing nearly 30 years since the fall of the Wall, a group of artists in the former East Berlin district of Pankow are trying to preserve a monument to a lost era.
The German city of Trier is accepting a huge statue of Marx given by the Chinese government. Historian Winfried Speitkamp told DW why such monuments cause dispute in Germany.
With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage.
As experts meet in Berlin for the conference "Cultural Heritage in Crisis," the president of the German Archaeological Institute, Friederike Fless, tells DW how heritage sites are both protected and threatened.
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