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A straightforward passive house wasn't challenging enough for architect Manfred Lux. So when he designed his family home near the Bavarian city of Augsburg, he built it in the shape of an octagon. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/euromaxx/s-7555 https://www.facebook.com/dw.euromaxx/ https://twitter.com/dw_euromaxx
Matteo Thun has designed everything from cups and cutlery to luxury homes and hotels. Despite his international fame, the Italian architect remains down-to-earth. A photo book has just been published covering the multi-talented man's range of designs. Read more: http://www.dw.de/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German. Read more about Bauhaus: http://www.dw.com/en/weimar-exhibition-kicks-off-bauhaus-centennial/a-40117789
This year, the world's most prestigious architecture award will go to RCR Arquitectes. The three architects from Catalonia use modern materials such as glass, plastic, and recycled steel, and incorporate landscapes into their constructions. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/spanish-trio-wins-the-2017-pritzker-architecture-prize/a-37773893
It looks like a mix between a jungle and a tree house: the "25 Verde" building in the Italian city of Turin. Architect Luciano Pia designed this vision of new urban green architecture which is part of a wider trend. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
A new church building in Leipzig is nominated for an award at the World Architecture Festival. It has a stunning modern design and focuses on sustainability and regional design. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
For architect Ole Scheeren, the people who live and work inside a building are as much a part of that building as concrete, steel and glass. He asks: Can architecture be about collaboration and storytelling instead of the isolation and hierarchy of a typical skyscraper? Visit five of Scheeren's buildings — from a twisted tower in China to a floating cinema in the ocean in Thailand — and learn the stories behind them. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages ...
The "Casa Levene" designed by Eduardo Arroyo is one of the most lauded architectural designs in Spain in the last few years. The towering pine forest was to remain intact, so the house was designed around the trees. More from this edition of Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/euromaxx-lifestyle-europe-2016-04-28/e-19167600-9798
Architect Armin Pedevilla home in South Tyrol was inspired by traditional local farmhouses. For his house in the Dolomite, he only used native woods and gave regional ornamental styles and features such as gable roofs or balconies a modern twist. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.de/euromaxx-lifestyle-europe-2015-01-08/e-18130391-9798
Milan is a center for design. So it’s fitting for architect Giovanna Cornelio to live in a breathtakingly beautiful luxury apartment. What’s surprising is that it’s in a 1950s eyesore whose interior she’s redesigned. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/euromaxx/s-7555
The first commission for the young team of architects Behet, Bondzio and Lin is in Germany: a remodeling of the University of Leipzig. In Taiwan, the team is pulling out all the stops, building a company headquarters, a restaurant, and an exposed-concrete villa in the second-largest city on the Asian island. ARTS.21 reports on a young, internationally successful trio of architects.
A growing number of architects are adapting their designs and concepts due to climate change. As a result, floating architecture is taking off in popularity. One of the leading offices specializing in such a concept is Waterstudio in Delft, the Netherlands. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
In our series we feature six people who make a living for themselves up in the mountains. Today we look at the work of the international architectural firm Plasma Studio which has overcome the challenges of working at high altitudes and created some fascinating buildings. We meet architect Ulla Hell in Sexten, a village in the Italian Dolomites, who shows us around. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.de/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
London architect Patrick Michell has restored an old dilapidated Victorian house in the Hackney district of London which he bought at an auction in 2006. He has won the London architecture prize "Don't Mve, Imrove" for his renovation work.
We visit the architectural company GRAFT which has done many major projects around the world, and a special installation called "GRAFT - Distinct Ambiguity". First founded in 1998 in L.A. by Wolfram Putz, Thomas Willemeit and Lars Krückeberg, the company also has offices now in Berlin and Beijing. They're responsible for the W Hotel in NYC, Hotel Q in Berlin and Bird Island in Kuala Lumpur.
Wood is important in modern architecture. New processing techniques allow architects a growing number of possibilities.
Video introduces most beautiful German architectural works by known and unknown German architects. With references to Web Gallery of Art (www.wga.hu), searchable database of European fine arts and architecture (8th-19th century) supplemented by a glossary containing articles on art terms, relevant historical events, personages, cities, museums and churches. By using the search feature you can find artworks from the collection satisfying certain requirements. The collection has some of the characteristics of a virtual museum, by period music of choice in the background and a free postcard service. Thanks for watching!
Architectural competition entry produced for 3XN. 3XN provided the winning entry ahead of international star architects including amongst others the renowned Sir Norman Foster. The new DB headquarters, the Cube, is located on the prestigious Washington Platz in the very centre of Berlin, surrounded by the Parliament, the famous Tiergarten and the Lehrter Bahnhof central station. Working with 3XN, Cadpeople have produced the film entry, including 3D images and animated material for the competition. Client: 3XN
The flexible spatial concept of architect Gary Chang is using space in many different ways. -------------------------------------------------- Further information on official fuel consumption figures and the official specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the EU guide "Information on the fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and energy consumption of new cars", which is available free of charge at all sales dealerships, from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Straße 1, D-73760 Ostfildern, Germany and at www.dat.de.
Court buildings are often cold,austere and forbidding. But what kind of building should house a global court? German architect Christoph Ingenhoven won the competition to design the new International Criminal Court in The Hague. His design is transparent and graceful. ARTS.21 talked to Ingenhoven about his ideas.
Ingenhoven Architects are well known for their innovative approaches regarding office designs, and for their sustainable architectural concepts. Their “supergreen” approach has had a notable influence on our environment. Christoph Ingenhoven, boss and namesake of the architectural firm, also relies on the skilful combination of layout, design and lighting for his own rooms in Düsseldorf, Germany. Read more on FvF: http://www.freundevonfreunden.com/interviews/ingenhoven-architects-sustainable-architecture/ Deutsche Version: http://www.freundevonfreunden.com/de/interviews/ingenhoven-architects-sustainable-architecture/