From Bamiyan to Palmyra – How UNESCO Is Saving Our World Heritage

    Dr. Mechtild Rössler (2019)
    In 2001 the Taliban destroyed the two Buddha statues of Bamiyan in Afghanistan as “false idols.” Only the outlines and some fragments of the figures remained, which were around 1,500 years old. The detonation “shook” the whole world ...



    Healing Architecture – Wishful Thinking or Reality?

    Prof. Dr. Tanja C. Vollmer (2018)
    Hospitals in Germany are still built strictly according to principles of economy and pure utility value. But this fails to take into account the fact that the outer architectural space directly influences patients’ inner physical well-being ...



    Future Visions of Digitized Health Services

    Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen (2017)
    The large-scale acquisition and digital availability of personal data open up entirely new horizons in medical research. The systematic processing of data relating to health, individual disposition, and lifestyle could soon pave the way ...