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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
Where do German Architects build? What's it like to compete for contracts internationally? And how do they balance the difficult situations posed by dream opportunities with the harsher realities of demanding clients?
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 ...
We visit the "Wall House" in a rural suburb of Santiago de Chile. The first project by the German architecture team FAR caused an absolute sensation in 2007. The residence, with its translucent membrane, looks like a Bedouin tent. Its success earned FAR new international commissions as well as the prestigious Architectural Review Award in 2007. ARTS.21 catches up with the talented duo in Chile.
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.
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
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
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
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
160 pavillions were specifically built for the 145 countries taking part in the Expo Milan 2015, using lots of wood, hanging gardens and open constructions. Architects were faced with the problem of building representative structures on a small area, while keeping with the theme of the Expo: sustainabiltiy. More Euromaxx: http://www.dw.de/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
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
Eva Castro, Holger Kehne and Ulla Hell: The cutting-edge constructions devised in their London-based Plasma Studio involve a trademark style combining sharp angles and edges - whether made of wood or metal. Among their awards is one for the futuristic design of an entire storey of the Hotel Puerta America in Madrid.
Wood is important in modern architecture. New processing techniques allow architects a growing number of possibilities.
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.
Hong Kong's property prices are notoriously high. Many people live in cramped, inhumane conditions. Architects and creative businesses are looking for ways to make cities livable places for the future. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/tv/made-in-germany/s-3066
Architectural presentation film produced for 3xn Architects. The design of the proposed multi purpose arena is an interpretation of the whirlwind and refers to the dynamics of energy and growth in the middle east sector. The project - and 3xn - was nominated for the prestigious WAF Award 2010. Cadpeople has animated and produced the 3D film in close collaboration with 3xn.
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!
Werner Aisslinger is one of the most innovative contemporary German designers. He has scooped up a number of international design awards. For more information and videos go to: http://www.dw.de/english http://www.dw.de/program/euromaxx/s-7555-9798
After 036... I made this clip first for a bulgarian site! German Arhitecture Deutsche Architektur Германската архитектура Music: Hans Zimmer, Eva Lind, Udo Uergens With german lyrics from GOETHE translated in bulgarian. LOCATION: A - Buergenland, Carintien, hoch und nieder Oesterreich, Stirien, Tirol, Vorarlberg... G - Baden-Wuertenberg, Bayern, Brandenburg, Hessen, Sacksen, Meklenburg-Vorpommern, Rhein-Westfalien, Saarland, Schleswig-Holstein... S - canton Bern, east and central Scweiz, Graubuenden
David Chipperfield is one of the most important architects of our time even though his architecture is anything but vain and conspicuous. He works with clear lines instead of elaborate effects, building the perfect containers for the worlds best museums.In June, Chipperfield was presented the European Unions coveted Europa Nostra Award for the Neues Museum in Berlin. ARTS.21 reveals the discreet signature style of the English master architect.
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.
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/