Another fantastic small project by Marte Marte architects: Schanerloch Bridge in Austria
San Francisco play garden (private residence) designed by Blasen Landscape architecture.
The futuristic monuments photographed by Jan Kempenaers as he traveled throughout the Balkans, are part of a series of monuments commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like…
The ‘listening ears’ or sound mirrors at Dungeness, Kent…for spying on Jerry. Built in 1930 these lonely posts were manned by operators listening attentively for the sound of approaching enemy aircraft. An early warning system against invasion by air that would have given an extra 15 minutes to prepare, as planes could be heard up to 24 miles away.
Dew pond on the South Downs near the long man of Wilmington. Another concrete wonder.
I am quietly obsessed by the iron curtain and it’s reclamation by nature. It carved it’s way across an entire continent and peoples imaginations, in the form of a desolate, concrete, deadly and barbed no-go zone. Now it’s inhabited by ramblers, wolves and rabbits.
These photo’s were taken by Paul Kaye, who rode the length of the former Iron Curtain on his bicycle.