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Easter Special #2: Maria, Königin des Friedens by Gottfried Böhm

During Easter, I took time to discover the hidden concrete sanctuaries of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. On Easter sunday, we drove by Neviges and had a look at their church of pilgrimage “Maria, Königin des Friedens” built in brutalist style by the German architect Gottfried Böhm in 1968. Böhm’s construction represents the idea of the church as […]

Easter Special #1: Bruder Klaus Feldkapelle by Peter Zumthor

During Easter, I took time to discover the hidden concrete sanctuaries of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. On a cold March midday, we arrived at Bruder Klaus Feldkapelle. Erected in the middle of a bare field, one has to cross over a large area of land to reach the chapel. It is planned and built by Swiss architect […]

Concrete Aesthetics #3

Brutalism in black/white: Pictures from the Czech Embassy in Berlin, Wilhelmstraße 44, Berlin. Architects: Věra und Vladimír Machonin together with Klaus Pätzmann. Copyright Sofie Krogh Christensen

Totalitarian Aesthetics #1

Totalitarianism in fragments: Pictures in mixed order of Waldhof am Bogensee (Heinrich Schweitzer, 1939) and the former FDJ-Jugendhochschule (Hermann Henselmann, 1951) in Lanke, Wandlitz. Copyright Sofie Krogh Christensen

Concrete Aesthetics #2

Brilliant ambiguous architecture communication underground: Pictures of present campaign for Deutsche Oper Berlin in occasion of its 100 years birthday, taken in U Stadtmitte, Berlin. Picture copyright Sofie Krogh Christensen

Concrete Aesthetics #1

Brutalism in black/white: Pictures from St. Agnes Kirche, Alexandrinnenstraße 118, Berlin Kreuzberg. Architect: Werner Düttmann, 1967. Copyright: Sofie Krogh Christensen

Berlinian Nudging

On my way to work: Berlin’s first steps towards nudging