Palácio do Planalto, the official workplace of the President of Brazil in Brasília, 1966, designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Unknown photographer.
Firefighters spray down hot spots on an ice covered warehouse that caught fire in Chicago, USA, on January 23, 2013. The temperatures were well below freezing and the spray from the fire hoses encased everything below in ice, including buildings, vehicles, and some firefighting gear. Photo by Reuters/John Gress.
The Theme Building’s structural steel and scaffolding at the Los Angeles International Airport, ca. 1961. Photographer unknown, courtesy of Richard Bradshaw.
Its long form is centralized by an attic in an elementally neo-classical way and underlined by the longer figures of the walls and railings enclosing the site.
The building is also explicit in its conservation of energy; its glass elevations function as the outer skin of a double facade, which provides substantial thermal insulation in winter and relieves heat in the summer.
The outer layer, delineated by pale bronze aluminium mullions and mirror glass reflects the sky and trees of the surrounding gardens.
The entire front facade of the international headquarters for the Salvation Army collapses in one piece the day after the German night raid of London on May 10, 1941. The photo was taken by the police after the area had been deemed “reasonably safe.”
99_2, lambdaprint on aluminium, 1998/1999 (Edition 3 + 1 EA), by Christoph Schreiber.
Municipality building of Bat Yam, Israel, 1963, by Alfred Neumann, Zvi Hecker and Eldar Sharon.
The World Trade Center under construction in 1970 at sunrise, New York City, USA. The vertical line of light in the lower segment is created by sunlight reflecting off the inner core walls then shining out the core hallway.
Spokane 1974 World’s Fair, “Celebrating Tomorrow’s Fresh New Environment,” United States Pavilion / Imax Theater, 2007, photographed by Jade Doskow.
Shanghaï night view, “La nuit, les villes et les fenêtres”, 2006, a photo series by Floriane de Lassée.