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Fact Friday: The Eden Project

Fact Friday: The Eden Project

Who would have thought that the Garden of Eden was only a few moments away: The world's largest greenhouse - the Eden Project - is located in British Cornwall.   The largest greenhouse in the world  However, the green gem is far from a classic garden. The...

Fact Friday: Chemnitz – a city of modernity

Fact Friday: Chemnitz – a city of modernity

Chemnitz as the new European Capital of Culture?   In December 2019, five German cities made it to the final round for the title of European Capital of Culture 2025 - including Chemnitz. Considering the negative headlines with which Chemnitz has...

Fact Friday: Sustainable architecture

Fact Friday: Sustainable architecture

Norwegian architecture firm builds the largest wooden house in the world   "We want to inspire others to build in the same way." With the Mjøsa Tower, the team from the Norwegian architectural firm Voll Arkitekter designed the largest sustainable building in the...

Fact Friday: Danish megalomania

Fact Friday: Danish megalomania

Is the tallest house in Western Europe soon to be in Denmark? The Danes want to go high. Literally. A 7000-inhabitant village in the Danish Jutland could soon get the tallest building in Western Europe. The clothing company Bestseller is planning a...

Fact Friday: The White City on the Mediterranean Sea

Fact Friday: The White City on the Mediterranean Sea

4000 Bauhaus buildings in just one city: Tel Aviv shows a formative part of Bauhaus history in a pragmatic, unvarnished and exciting way. The "White City", as the Israeli metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea is called today, is the reflection of a movement whose traces...

Urban innovations: The city of the future

Urban innovations: The city of the future

4000 Bauhaus buildings in just one city: Tel Aviv shows a formative part of Bauhaus history in a pragmatic, unvarnished and exciting way. The "White City", as the Israeli metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea is called today, is the reflection of a movement whose traces...

100 years of Bauhaus

100 years of Bauhaus

Paris – London – New York. The world’s metropolises are growing at a vast rate. While only one in three people were living in urban areas in the 1950s, now every second person is moving to the city, according to the latest figures from United Nations .1 By 2050, it is...

Fact Friday: the legacy of architect I.M. Pei

Fact Friday: the legacy of architect I.M. Pei

Bauhaus‘ lasting impression on design and architecture  14 years. The movement didn’t need any longer to completely revolutionise the fields of design and architecture. The Bauhaus Movement, founded in 1919, was one of the most influential in history. 100 years later,...

Tiny Houses – Small but fine

Tiny Houses – Small but fine

This week for Fact Friday, we remember the tremendous legacy of architect Ieoh Ming Pei who died on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the age of 102. During his long prolific career, Pei left his mark not only through his striking architectural style, but through his passion...

The modern Dresden

The modern Dresden

How much space does home need? A deliberate and conscious lifestyle seems to be the topic of the hour in 2019. Less is still more - without sacrificing essentials. The tiny house movement, which has made its way over to Europe from the USA, shows us that a small...

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