then, i took part in this velo tour organized by the Swiss Architecture Museum and Open House Basel https://t.co/f6i17eQMqx — ?…Collect this tweet (@nchenga) May 19, 2019 I took part in a bicycle tour of public spaces and buildings in Basel. A highlight.
Some snapshots taken at the Lucerne train station. Santiago Calatrava designed the entrance hall of the Lucerne train station.
Looking up at Messeplatz
Here’s the link to Yohan Zerdoun’s blog on architectural photography
Some architecture snapshots of a church built in the mid sixties. Unfortunately the door was closed so I’ll have to go back for the glass windows.
Instead of watching Tatort, I went for a short jog combined with lots of walking. I am still not back in my jogging routine. Yet. But I am enjoying being outside. It was so beautifully warm today. And. It is a good way to reflect. Time for mind blogging. I like being outdoors. I really… Continue reading A Sunday evening in mid-November
I stumbled across a list of places to see in Basel (link now broken) and decided to venture out and have a look at some of the listed architecture. Freidorf Residential Estate (1920) by Hannes Meyer in Muttenz near Basel Antoniuskirche (1927), near Kannenfeldplatz, Basel by Karl Moser I really like this church building. It… Continue reading Buildings to see in Basel
Before I moved to Switzerland I read an article discussing the idea or rather the vision of Switzerland being one metropolitan area with ultra-fast trains zipping to and fro between the commercial centres. Recently this topic has filtered through to me again. I’m assuming that in a specialized context it has been discussed all along.… Continue reading Metropole Switzerland
As seen previously on my Flickr stream, I stumbled across this poster: I took part in two architecture tours this weekend organized by Architektur Dialoge as part of the Les Journées de l’Architectures. Birsstadt I’ve uploaded a couple of snapshots of yesterday’s tour through Basel-Land. It was “off the beaten track” and lots of fun.… Continue reading Architecture Tour “Birsstadt”
Saw the play “Angst” at Theater Basel. It’s a kind of like a mashup with glimpses of 3 separate households on one stage, which then interweave towards the end. Entertaining. But it is not really deep or philosophical or thought-provoking. Covers all types of fear… Saw the movie “The Namesake”. Sad and moving. Great mood.… Continue reading Recent cultural activities
Prefab house designed by Jean Prouvé in 1951.
Archidose has selected one of my architecture snapshots (taken with my cameraphone).