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Category list : Germany

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  • Pavilion

    Paper Palace in Hanover by Shigeru BanSubscription

    Buildings24 March, 2014

    The Japanese pavillion is the biggest paper structure ever built, and one of the boldest attempts to meet the Expo organizers aims of generating sustainable, humane construction by using advanced technology

  • Nikolaus pevsner reputations

    Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-1983)Subscription

    Thinkpiece13 January, 2014

    RIBA gold medal winner and author of Pioneers of the Modern Movement, but also described as a GP in the field of art history, Susie Harries reaccounts the life and times of Nikolaus Pevsner

  • speech_tchoban

    Drawings museum by Speech Tchoban & Kuznetsov, BerlinSubscription

    Buildings29 November, 2013

    An exquisitely finished museum devoted to architectural drawings shows just as much attention to detail as the images it displays

  • Tower

    Observation Tower by Birk Heilmeyer & Frenzel Architekten, Hemer, GermanySubscription

    Buildings29 November, 2013

     The crisply articulated lattice structure of a timber watchtower rises 23.5 metres from the Westphalian landscape

  • rrw34

    Architects in Love: Short Films of BerlinSubscription

    Thinkpiece1 November, 2013

    A lacklustre screening of short films in Berlin struggled to hold its audience’s attention but raised critical questions of the city’s relationship to its past


    Art Bastion: Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Germany, by Lederer + Ragnarsdóttir + OeiSubscription

    Buildings9 September, 2013

    Set in Ravensburgʼs atmospheric medieval core, the salvaged brick fabric of the townʼs new art museum is equally antique, but its architecture has a contemporary sensitivity and sobriety

  • gropius header

    Walter Gropius (1883-1969)Subscription

    Thinkpiece30 April, 2013

    The Bauhaus reduced even to its own door handles is considered to be Gropius’ greatest achievements.

  • Marl Primary School: Assembly hall

    AR March 1975: Late works of ScharounSubscription

    Thinkpiece25 October, 2012

    Hans Scharoun’s architectural reputation is re examined, focusing on three programmatically innovative schools designed late in his career

  • Albert Speer

    Albert Speer (1905-1981)Subscription

    Thinkpiece23 October, 2012

    The career of Albert Speer, architect of Hitler’s unbuildable capital Germania (and of the Nazi war effort), is reviewed in Reputations

  • Marlschool

    Marl School in Germany by Hans ScharounSubscription

    Thinkpiece23 October, 2012

    Scharoun’s school in the mining town of Marl has been saved from demolition and is being converted for use as a music school

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