Tag: germany

Mar 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: World’s Coolest Subway Entrance

Picture of the Day: World's Coolest Subway Entrance

World’s Coolest Subway Entrance Photograph by Andra Moclinda-Bucuţa (Andra MB on Flickr) Photograph by Abigail Gawith (alg24 on Flickr) Located in the city center of Frankfurt, Germany is the subway entrance to Bockenheimer Warte, one of the four major stations with interchanges on the Frankfurt Metro. The station was originally…

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Feb 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Inside the Stuttgart City Library

Picture of the Day: Inside the Stuttgart City Library

Inside the Stuttgart City Library Photograph by Frank Karlitschek After winning a design competition for the project in 1999, the new city library for Stuttgart, Germany, was unveiled on October 21, 2011. The building was designed by Yi Architects and takes the form of a cube with each side measuring 45 meters…

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Jan 7, 2013

The World’s Strongest Artificially Generated Tornado

The World's Strongest Artificially Generated Tornado

Photograph by Mercedes-Benz Passion Located in Stuttgart, Germany, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is home to the ‘strongest artificially generated tornado in the world’ according to the Guinness Book of World Records. However the purpose of the 34.4 meter high (112.86 ft) may surprise you. See below to learn why. The architecture of the…

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Nov 22, 2012

Picture of the Day: The ‘Resonate’ Light Installation at Luminale

Picture of the Day: The 'Resonate' Light Installation at Luminale

THE ‘RESONATE’ LIGHT INSTALLATION AT LUMINALE Photograph by Thomas Wolf @ foto-tw.de Luminale is an is an international light culture festival which takes place every two years in Frankfurt-Rhine Main. The concept was developed in 2000 and implemented for the first time the 2002. After the initial years of rapid growth the…

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Jul 25, 2012

Amazing Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Amazing Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Street artists Zebrating are an incredible duo from Mannheim, Germany. Zebrating loosely translates to, ‘making the zebra’, which describes their artistic style that uses a striping technique (like that of a zebra’s). Railings lend nicely to this style as the vertical rails are already evenly spaced to start. According to an interview the duo…

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Jan 15, 2012

Volkswagen’s 800-Vehicle Car Towers in Germany

Volkswagen's 800-Vehicle Car Towers in Germany

Photograph via Autostadt.de The Autostadt is a visitor attraction adjacent to the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, with a prime focus on automobiles. It features a museum, pavilions for the Volkswagen Group’s major brands (VW owns Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley and Bugatti) and two incredible Car Towers. Each tower is a 60 meter/200 ft…

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May 25, 2011

Picture of the Day: Yarn Bombing in Germany

Picture of the Day: Yarn Bombing in Germany

YARN BOMBING IN GERMANY Photograph by DPA Ute Lennartz-Lembeck knit this rainbow sweater for a weeping willow in the German town of Velbert. She is one of many Germans caught up in the global craze of “yarn bombing,” installing colorful yarn creations in urban spaces. Yarn bombing is also known as yarnstorming,…

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