Dresden is one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque cities. It’s called the Florence on the Elbe. Among its landmarks is the re-built Church of Our Lady, a monument calling for peace and reconciliation.
Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.
Some 10,000 people joined demonstrations in Dresden opposing a celebratory PEGIDA rally. The far-right group held its first "evening stroll" four years ago.
For 125 years Loschwitz Bridge, nicknamed the “Blue Wonder,” has been a landmark in the city on the Elbe. The venerable bridge is more than just a stop on a sightseeing trip, and is heavily traveled.
Da Vinci als Pop Art: Artist Tomoko Nagao uses contemporary symbols to update clsassic masterpieces. Also : The Fête des Lumières lights up Lyon. And: a modern house in Malta with wooden features.
In one of Tomoko Nagao's works, Venus de Milo pops out of a Play Station console instead of a scallop shell. Nagao uses contemporary culture symbols to create colorful Micro Pop updates of classic masterpieces.
More than four million visitors flock to Lyon’s "Fête des Lumières" light festival every year. Along with stunning light displays, the French city opens the streets to dance performances, concerts and millions of candles.
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.
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