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.
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.