Monday, November 29, 2010

U-Bahn Lorenzkirche, Nürnberg

Photos by Annika Lundkvist
November 2010

First time heading into the underground layers and levels this time around in Germany. We have been in Bavaria for just over a month now and finally, upon the 3rd visit to Nürnberg, we headed into the Lorenzkirche subway station for a brief visit...

Brutalist Repetition: D.C. Metro

Graphic of Harry Weese's sketch of vaulted subway station for D.C. transit system

Photos by Annika Lundkvist
February 2010

Harry Weese's (architect) design of the D.C. metro system incorporates a repetition in using the Brutalist style and making extensive use of exposed concrete.