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Alpbach, Austria

Europe Journey 2015 – Day 28 to 31

Day 28

Today we left Switzerlnd and arrived in Albach, Austria. Our GPS couldn’t find the address where we are staying so we asked some people in a cafe if they knew the place. 536 more words


Ideas from the dark side

Julia Libiseller brings light and darkness to the Forum with her latest animation that premiered at the opening ceremony on Wednesday. Conor McMahon finds out more. 282 more words


Refugee stories written in stone

The round, glassed inner courtyard of the Alpbach Congress Centre is undergoing a “subtly dramatic” transformation ahead of the Built Environment symposium, Conor McMahon reports. 387 more words


Fulfilling the Enlightenment dream: Arts and science complementing each other

By Gloria Benedikt, IIASA Associate for Science and Arts

“For the real human story, history must comprise both the biological and the cultural,” wrote biologist Edward O. 862 more words


Sweet, sweet spring skiing

Outside the Munich Airport, a ski-tanned, ski-dude threw our gear into the back of a big van and we set off under darkening skies toward Austria. 442 more words