The Ocean Race Europe 2025 will start from Kiel more...

Organisers of The Ocean Race have confirmed Kiel.Sailing.City as the host of the start of The Ocean Race Europe during a press conference in Kiel on Wednesday morning. The event is scheduled to start on 10 August, 2025. Previously, Kiel was the finish port of the Volvo Ocean Race 2001-02 and last year the German city hosted a hugely successful Fly-By on the penultimate leg of The Ocean Race 2022-23. Two teams were represented at the media event in Kiel on Wednesday - Team Malizia and Team Holcim-PRB - and both confirmed their

 

 

 

Books at Berlinale 2024: Ten International Books on Route to Screen Adaptation more...

On Sunday, February 18, the Berlinale Co-Production Market will present ten current books selected due to their great potential for screen adaptation in Books at Berlinale. In cooperation with the Frankfurter Buchmesse, since 2006, new international releases and bestsellers have been presented at this annual pitch event bringing together film producers with well-known publishers and literary agents.The presentation will be hosted by the author Syd Atlas and take place in the Berlin House of Representatives in front of 150 guests from the film and

 

 

 

Ulla Wiggen – Outside / Inside
Fridericianum in Kassel from February 24th until June 2nd 2024  more...

In the first half of 2024 the Fridericianum presents an exhibition comprising more than 50 paintings and drawings by Swedish artist Ulla Wiggen. The retrospective survey bears testimony to Wiggen's ongoing interest in visually exploring complex systems – from computers to the human body and mind. The work of the artist Ulla Wiggen, born in Stockholm in 1942, is characterized by outstanding formal and conceptual precision. Spanning six decades, from the 1960s to the present day, her oeuvre comprises four bodies of paintings: renderings of circuit boards and other electronic components, portraits, .

 

 

 

Negative price “Plagiarius” brings copyright abuse into the public interest  more...

Product and brand piracy - a massive threat to the economy, environment and consumers! Negative Award "Plagiarius" brings the extent, damage and background to the public eye Product and brand piracy is a lucrative business worth billions, also for organised crime. Design plagia rism, cheap counterfeits, dupes and replicas flood websites, e-commerce- and social media platforms - the figures are overwhelming and worrying. The damage that

 

 

 

Rice University’s new engineering and science building opens  more...

The newest and largest research facility in Rice University’s historic core campus — the Ralph S. O’Connor Building for Engineering and Science is now open. The 250,000 square foot O’Connor Building provides students and researchers with technology-rich facilities that align with the University’s goal to stay at the forefront of scientific discovery and to recruit the country’s best scientific and engineering minds. Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Texas, Rice is consistently ranked among the nation’s top

 

 

 

Iwan Baan – Moments in Architecture - Vitra Design Museum more...

Iwan Baan is one of today’s leading photographers of architecture and the built environment. His images document the growth of global megacities, explore traditional and informal housing structures, and portray buildings by prominent contemporary architects including Rem Koolhaas, Herzog & de Meuron, Kazuyo Sejima, and Tatiana Bilbao. From October 2023 to March 2024, the Vitra Design Museum presents the first major retrospective of Baan’s oeuvre. The exhibition »Iwan Baan: Moments in Architecture« reflects the photographer’s wide scope by drawing

 

 

 

 

 

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