Tuesday, 29 November 2016 11:45

IMM Cologne

Koelnmesse, Cologne
16–22 January 2017

Published in Diary
Monday, 04 July 2016 00:21

The Bierpinsel, Berlin

A 1970s landmark that was left to rot is being pulled back into the city’s consciousness

Published in Icon of the Month
Friday, 22 January 2016 00:00

DAM Award for Architecture in Germany 2015

Deutches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt
30 January – 8 May 2016

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 00:00

Bikini Berlin

At this time of hyper-commercialism, the German mall is bucking the trend with a Christmas market that focuses on independent design brands and a changing roster of small-scale local makers, says Giovanna Dunmall

Published in Comment
Friday, 20 November 2015 00:00

The German car industry

Germany once ruled the auto industry, but all that’s left today are nods to history, macho fascias, broad haunches, sagging sides – and cheating on emissions tests, says John Jervis

Published in Crimes Against Design
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

The Volkswagen camper van

The VW has driven down some unlikely avenues of post-war history, serving both the German railways and the hippie movement before well-heeled surfers grabbed the wheel

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

Making Africa

By avoiding “African issues”, Vitra’s pair of exhibitions present a far more compelling portrait of a multi-faceted, multi-vocal continent, writes Debika Ray

Published in Review

From the architect's elegant glazed pavilion, visiting scholars and artists can gaze out on the Greater Wannsee for inspiration

Published in News
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:54

Staging Disorder

An exhibition of photography depicts the eerie, artificial towns used to train the police and military for conflict

Published in GALLERY
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

KP Brehmer

Huw Lemmey praises a "capitalist realist" artist who tackled the politics of post-war Germany with rare clarity

Published in Review
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 14:27

Masters’ Houses at Dessau

Destroyed in air raids, two masters' houses at the Bauhaus have been "playfully" reinterpreted using modern construction methods

Published in News
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 16:53

Alvar Aalto

Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein
27 September 2014 – 1 March 2015

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:41

Anselm Kiefer

Royal Academy, London
27 September – 14 December 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 02 June 2014 10:44

Isa Genzken: Retrospective

An exhibition of the German sculptor's work in New York earlier this year has now come to the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. Here is Laura McLean-Ferris' review of the original retrospective

Published in Review

K21 Standehaus, Düsseldorf
Until 10 August 2014

Published in Diary
Friday, 07 February 2014 11:30

Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle crawled out from its dark origins in the Nazi era to travel the world, go bananas on the big screen, and truly live up to its name

Published in Icon of the Month
Monday, 12 November 2012 15:30

Rolf Sachs

The designer has produced an eclectic range of objects and installations over the past 30 years, united as a body of work by their “Germanness”.

Published in News
Thursday, 01 March 2012 16:05

Gerhard Richter

A retrospective of the artist’s work highlights the tension between the agony of loss and the futility of marking it, says Charles Holland.

Published in Review
Thursday, 01 March 2012 00:00

Profile: Ulrich Müther

The structural engineer and architect, Ulrich Müther, known as the Oscar Niemeyer of the GDR, created a range of innovative concrete shell structures in former East Germany. After reunification many of his buildings were demolished, and his remaining works face an uncertain future

Published in Features
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 10:49

Iller Hydroplant by Becker Architects

A sensitive context and a host of technical challenges haven’t prevented Becker Architects from creating a hydroelectricity plant that’s a sculptural delight.

Published in News
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