Construction of the pavilion of the Swiss Army (Wehrhafte Schweiz), designed by Carl Fingerhuth, at the Swiss National Exhibition in 1964 in Lausanne. Photo from the Schweizerische Polierzeitung (Issue 4/64), a Swiss Construction Foremen Magazine.
The building was a symbol of defence, a physical representation of their military combining modernism and the threat of the Cold War.
Préfecture de l’Essonne, Evry, France. Unknown architect & photographer.
The Cogeneration Plant in Utrecht (NL), designed by Liesbeth van der Pol of DOK Architecten, which houses a cogeneration installation, where combined heat and power (CHP) is generated. Photo by Bart van Damme.
The most striking feature of the facade material is the rust layer of corten steel plates. The material is weather resistant, maintenance free and inexpensive compared to other metals.
Cellumination, New York City. “Urban exploration”, a photo series by Singapore-based photographer Lim Jared.
A telephone tower in Stockholm, Sweden, which was used between roughly 1887 and 1913. About 5000 telephone lines were connected here. After 1913, the tower remained as landmark until 1953 when it was torn down as a result of a fire. Photo courtesy of the Tekniska Museet.
May Day V, 2007, by Andreas Gursky, a German visual artist known for his large format architecture and landscape color photographs.
The 15-storey building consists of a red-brick pedestal of about 8 meters height and a steel-covered and sculpture-like upper part that is dotted with very few windows, while the 8th floor has a full-length one.
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.