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.
Jakob Bruntse and Johan Homgren had a weekend home built near Stockholm in the shape of a triangle, inspired by the surrounding grounds. The main room has glass walls almost all the way around.
Portugal is exporting more and more agricultural products, such as olives, berries and citrus and tropical fruits. They are harvested by illegal workers who, increasingly, come from Africa.
Known for his perspective pictures and geometric lithographs, M.C. Escher is one of the best known graphic artists of the 20th century. His work is featured in his hometown, Leeuwarden, 2018 European Capital of Culture.
The film "The Keeper" tells the story of Bert Trautmann, a German prisoner of war who became a football legend in England. He literally broke his neck to secure Manchester City's FA Cup Final victory in 1956.
We meet Masha Gessen, a Russian-American journalist and writer. She's being honoured with the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding for her book: "The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia."
Only one historically verified portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach exists, but the great composer left us with diverse visual motifs — and inspired a new one! DW presents a sample, from Leipzig to Lübeck and God to Google.
The Leipzig Book Fair is attracting more and more international exhibitors. What draws them here? What books have they brought? What are the big issues this year? Who's being celebrated? And -- most importantly -- how is the book industry doing?
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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