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
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
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
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
From the architect's elegant glazed pavilion, visiting scholars and artists can gaze out on the Greater Wannsee for inspiration
An exhibition of photography depicts the eerie, artificial towns used to train the police and military for conflict
Huw Lemmey praises a "capitalist realist" artist who tackled the politics of post-war Germany with rare clarity
Destroyed in air raids, two masters' houses at the Bauhaus have been "playfully" reinterpreted using modern construction methods
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
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
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”.
A retrospective of the artist’s work highlights the tension between the agony of loss and the futility of marking it, says Charles Holland.
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