200 color photographs and plans. Text in English, German, French and Spanish. The and:guide Hamburg features an Impressive selection of contemporary buildings and designs in this "Hansa" city, including spectacular and major projects like the planned "Elbe-Philharmonia" concert venue, or the now completed Berlin Gala Center. The guide also includes smaller, masterfully designed apartment block, villas and innovatively structured shops, restaurants and hotels. They all highlight fie diversity of a flourishing architectural and design scene in this stylish and world-class northern metropolis.