by Carsten Krohn | 5/25/2017
In the rooms at the Parisian Le Cinq Codet hotel a bathtub by Bette plays the main role.
by Anna Moldenhauer | 5/22/2017
The open kitchen space in a loft in Prague was outfitted with “Merano” by Ton.
by Thomas Wagner | 5/22/2017
Here and there it’s fun to take part, but it comes at a price. The central “Viva Arte Viva” exhibition orders art by concept and evokes the power of origins. Observations at the 57th Venice Art Biennale.
by Erlhoff Michael | 5/19/2017
Nothing is safe. A column by Michael Erlhoff
by Florian Heilmeyer | 5/18/2017
The name Otto Bartning may not immediately come to mind to someone compiling a list of the most important German architects of the 20th century. A major exhibition in Berlin shows that this is a mistake.
by Patrik Schumacher | 5/18/2017
The theories of Patrik Schumacher, which explain why parametrism is the architectural language of the 21st century, are controversial. Here we put them up for discussion on the basis of a lecture he originally gave in Munich.
Be it on castors, suspended, or a fold-out: We present sun recliners which you will simply want to stay lying on.
by Uta Abendroth | 5/15/2017
For nearly 270 years Villeroy & Boch has been shaping advancements in bathroom ceramics. Its newest material "TitanCeram" allows for washbasins that are not only exceptionally fine, but incredibly robust.
by Thomas Wagner | 5/12/2017
For the first time in its history the Documenta is taking place not only in Kassel. The first exhibition venue is Athens. Impressions from a city that is meant to be a prime example of the precarious state of our present age.
by Fabian Peters | 5/10/2017
With a textile pavilion, Ben van Berkel, the founder of UN Studio, has demonstrated what we may soon see being used for high-rises. Fabian Peters spoke to the architect about his research.
At the forthcoming Interzum in Cologne furniture component suppliers will be presenting their latest innovations. With topics such as upcycling and customization the trade fair is geared more strongly to architects.
by Martina Metzner | 5/9/2017
Materials shouldn’t be condemned to the garbage, but rather re-introduced to the value chain. A genuine circular economy relies not only on recycled materials, but also on return systems.
by Florian Heilmeyer | 5/9/2017
The Fondation Beyeler in Basel is extended by a historic park, Peter Zumthor has designed here three new buildings. They form a strong contrast to the 20-year-old Renzo Piano Museum.
by Anna Moldenhauer | 5/9/2017
In the luxurious bathrooms at Weissenhaus Grand Village Resort & Spa Axor’s “Axor Montreux” collection sets the tone.
by Franziska Eidner | 5/8/2017
From programmed wood via blossoming surfaces to self-assembling furniture: 4D printing promises magic potential.
by Anna Moldenhauer | 5/8/2017
Gira’s HomeServer lets you control the facility technology centrally.
by Fabian Peters | 5/4/2017
What do your children play with? Do you buy them Lego Ninjago or wooden toy building blocks? And will that influence their future?
by Florian Heilmeyer | 5/3/2017
No Black Forest cottages here, only washed concrete: How Frankfurt artist Guido Zimmermann came upon “the thing with the cuckoo clocks.”