Everything has been done that Elbphilharmonie speaks for the future of Hamburg. And now it is time to listen. (CNN). This is the official in-depth book about the Elbphilarmonie, this once-in-a lifetime cultural and urban development project. It traces the genesis of the idea and documents the construction of Hamburg´s new landmark, designed by Swiss star architects Herzog & de Meuron, in great detail. The book also delves into all aspects that have affected the building's broadly discussed construction. In addition, it tells the unique musical history of Hamburg.
studied music, journalism and English. He is the chief cultural reporter with the Hamburger Abendblatt newspaper. His journalistic paddions include all aspects of Hamburg's cultural and musical life. He has covered the building of the Elbphilharmonie right from the start. The author of numerous books, including "Hamburg MusikL"(2008), he is also a member of the jury for the German Record Critics' Award.
born in 1965, has been photographing his home town of Hamburg for 32 years. His photographs have appeared in newspapers, magazines and books. He has published numerous photography books on Hamburg and the north of Germany.
1 Prologue A Building for Everyone -006
2 Genesis An Exciting Idea -040
3 Construction Site Impressions of a Gesamtkunstwerk -070
4 Tour Fascinating Details -128
5 A Musical History From the Oper Am Gänsemarkt to Kaispeicher A -208