Bauzeitgeist

Jul 21

model of Alexanderplatz, Berlin, on a wall of a Hugo Boss concept store in east Berlin, April 2007. ©2007 Bauzeigeist. 

model of Alexanderplatz, Berlin, on a wall of a Hugo Boss concept store in east Berlin, April 2007. ©2007 Bauzeigeist. 

Cairo, c.1952. from National Geographic.

Cairo, c.1952. from National Geographic.

Bloomsbury, 1940-41. Paper sculpture by Matthew Picton

Bloomsbury, 1940-41. Paper sculpture by Matthew Picton

Portable Cities, by Yin Xiuzhen

Portable Cities, by Yin Xiuzhen

Jul 15

Monument des Martyrs, Ouagadougou ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist: “the sharp flair of the fins on the tower’s crown, an almost vintage space-age flourish, like the tail of a 1958 Chevy Cobalt.”

Monument des Martyrs, Ouagadougou ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist: the sharp flair of the fins on the tower’s crown, an almost vintage space-age flourish, like the tail of a 1958 Chevy Cobalt.”

Jul 14

Monument des Martyrs/Monument to National Heroes, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Monument des Martyrs/Monument to National Heroes, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Monument des Martyrs/Monument to National Heroes, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Monument des Martyrs/Monument to National Heroes, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Jul 13

Monument des Martyrs/Monument to National Heroes, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Monument des Martyrs/Monument to National Heroes, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Jul 11

Grand Marche, Ouagadougou. ©June 2013 Bauzeitgeist.
“In a city characterized by pastel-painted pseudo-Moroccan post-modernism, one of the country’s largest buildings presents a magnificent brutalism, but for the tropical openness, fit for a state university engineering quad”

Grand Marche, Ouagadougou. ©June 2013 Bauzeitgeist.

“In a city characterized by pastel-painted pseudo-Moroccan post-modernism, one of the country’s largest buildings presents a magnificent brutalism, but for the tropical openness, fit for a state university engineering quad”

Grand Marche, Ouagadougou. ©June 2013 Bauzeitgeist.
“In a city characterized by pastel-painted pseudo-Moroccan post-modernism, one of the country’s largest buildings presents a magnificent brutalism, but for the tropical openness, fit for a state university engineering quad”

Grand Marche, Ouagadougou. ©June 2013 Bauzeitgeist.

“In a city characterized by pastel-painted pseudo-Moroccan post-modernism, one of the country’s largest buildings presents a magnificent brutalism, but for the tropical openness, fit for a state university engineering quad”

Jul 10

Ministry (of Social Affairs?), Ouagadougou. ©June 2013 Bauzeitgeist, more at this post

Ministry (of Social Affairs?), Ouagadougou. ©June 2013 Bauzeitgeist, more at this post

Ministry (of Social Affairs?), Ouagadougou. ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, more at this recent post. 

Ministry (of Social Affairs?), Ouagadougou. ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, more at this recent post. 

Banque Commercial du Burkina, Ouagadougou. ©June 2013, Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Banque Commercial du Burkina, Ouagadougou. ©June 2013, Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

Jul 09

Banque Commerciale du Burkina, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from the recent post The Three Best Buildings in Ouagadougou

Banque Commerciale du Burkina, Ouagadougou, c.2003. Photo ©June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from the recent post The Three Best Buildings in Ouagadougou

Jul 08

African Development Bank tower under construction, Ouagadougou. @June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.

African Development Bank tower under construction, Ouagadougou. @June 2014 Bauzeitgeist, from this post.