Nature in the City

Walking Through Cities: Part 27

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Tracks

There’s something about industrial buildings. In the years after the second world war, when new factories and production lines began to spring up, they were a source of disquiet. Popular Science Fiction like Quatermass made them the breeding grounds for alien invasion. And after all, who knows what lays inside those strange metal silos?

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Towers

There is an inherently physical quality to such structures. Bodies in their own right. Whereas the city centres are ever more abstract, here we find environments designed to an unflinching model of purpose and production.  Even after death, they leave their mark.

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Rafters

Damian

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This entry was published on February 15, 2015 at 4:51 pm. It’s filed under Art, City Life, photography and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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