As editor-in-chief of Detail, Sandra Hofmeister leads a team of around 20 employees in the print, online and book sections. She studied at the TU and FU in Berlin and gained her PhD in Munich. She has long worked as a moderator, and juror in the fields of architecture and design. Before joining Detail in 2016, she oversaw the launch of the German edition of Domus magazine. She has been part of the management team of Detail Business GmbH since 2019 and also teaches at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Recent books edited by the Munich native in the Edition Detail series include “School Buildings” (2020) and “København – Urban Architecture and Public Spaces” (2021).
Photo: Michela Morosini
A vibrant city centre
Archive of the Future in Franconia by Peter Haimerl Architektur
With a sculpture of trees and a glass pavilion, the Baroque old town of Lichtenfels has gained a new destination in the city centre.
The First Project by OMA / AMO in Munich
Finally, Munich – in the deepest, southernmost region of Germany – has been graced with a first project by OMA and its think tank, AMO: the new flagship store in the Old Town translates the corporate identity of the Italian fashion brand into a harmonious shop concept.
Architecture Biennale 2023
Younger, More Diverse, More Political
With Lesley Lokko as curator, the Architecture Biennale in Venice has taken on new momentum. Africa and its diaspora are the focus of the main exhibition, which demonstrates many different reflections.
Update for an icon
Restored Book Tower in Ghent and Building Culture in Flanders
Ghent’s Boekentoren [Book Tower] is a late masterpiece by Henry van de Velde. After undergoing restoration by Robbrecht en Daem, the architectural icon has taken on new life as a busy centre of the Flemish university town.