What is happening on the young German architectural scene? Which issues are confronting the under 40s generation? Which role does ecology or computer technology play? How significant is the theoretical diversification following the demise of post-modernism for architectural practice? By examining the work of 12 offices in detail, author, Angelika Schnell goes in search of the answers. The offices portrayed are- Brandlhuber + Kniess, Kln; Frank Drewes, Herzebrock; Grntuch + Ernst, Berlin; Kalschlger + Korschildgen, Aachen; Knigs Architekten, Kln; Kunst und Technik ev, Berlin; Architekturwerkstatt Matthias Loebermann, Nrnberg; Netzwerk Architekten, Darmstadt; Anton Markus Pasing, Mnster; Andr Poitiers, Hamburg; popp.planungen, Berlin; Dagmar Richter Studio, Berlin.