Sabrina Kolar, graduate architecture student at Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus, Germany, has sent us images of the temporary membrane sculpture "Mettre" which was exhibited on the school's campus earlier this June. The sculpture design followed an internal, studio-wide...
Hamburg is building a cultural landmark: The Elbphilharmonie. Designed by the architects Herzog & de Meuron, a synthesis of the arts comprising architecture, music and a unique location by the port is arising on the banks of the River Elbe. In addition to three concert halls, a hotel and 45 apartments, the complex will boast a freely accessible venue at a height of 37 meters, affording a 360° panoramic view of the city – The Plaza. — THE ELBPHILHARMONIE HAMBURG
Covering some 4,000 square meters, The Plaza is almost as big as the Town Hall market square and is an ideal place for Hamburg’s citizens, tourists, concert-goers and hotel guests alike to stroll and enjoy life. The Large Concert Hall, with seating for 2,150, will form the heart of...
Europe is undergoing a revolution in energy production that requires massive new infrastructure to support the shift to renewables. But do new power lines always have to result in blight? Some utility companies are hoping that designer power masts can help overcome local opposition. — spiegel.de
"that is just fantastic ..." — A reader's reaction, MailOnline
The city has given the thumbs up to a design by Dutch architect Eelco Hooftman for a mountain in the park to be used by Alpine climbing enthusiasts. At 60 meters (around 197 feet), it may not be a Matterhorn, but it still has the potential to beat any of the capital city's existing puny climbing walls. — SPIEGEL
Remember the giant synthetic mountain, known as the Berg, that made the rounds a few years back? That one. It's not happening. Until then, Germany will just have to make do with a tiny, insignificant version on the 60-acre Tempelhof Airport site.
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