Das Hochhaus mit dem „O“ (Bild: MVRDV)

Building an “O” as a high-rise

History is literally being written in Mannheim right now. Or rather it is being built. The spectacular high-rise building “O” designed by MVRDV is just one example: A total of four letters spell out the word “HOME” in the new Franklin Mitte neighbourhood.

Hans Christian Andersen

When fairy tales come true

Even though Hans Christian Andersen died long ago, his fairy tales continue to delight new generations. His Danish homeland has paid homage to him by building a stunning museum.