Social and environmental problems are forcing a change in thinking, including in architecture. This edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale aims to open new perspectives and expand horizons.
The top award among the 65 countries and 100 studios participating has gone to a Swiss display focused on optimal living quarters. The theme of this year's show in Italy's La Serenissima is Freespace.
The curator of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Alejandro Aravena, has reflected on a record year with 260,000 visitors. He said the event's aim was to identify architectural questions and give practical answers.
The Berlin Wall fell 28 years ago. It stood for 28 years, and 28 years before it was built, the Nazis came to power. These parallels have inspired the curators of the German Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Honored as Best Director of All Time in Cannes in 1997, the Swedish director is undoubtedly one of the greatest artists of cinematic history.
The jury praised Hungarian-born Mora for her writings that grapple with the defining topics of our day: migration, outsiders, and loss of homeland. It is one of the most prestigious prizes for German-language literature.
Producing great music: two Chopin piano concertos are meticulously rearranged by Mikhail Pletnev and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra with the young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov on the grand piano. A fascinating documentary by Deutsche Welle.
Designing playgrounds to both stimulate creativity and accommodate kids' pedagogical needs is no easy task. A look at how these playgrounds have developed over the last century.
New copyright filters in the EU: Platforms like YouTube have to filter uploads by users for copyright infringements. Critics fear the end of memes and say this will destroy the internet as we know it.
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