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Klickeradoms!

When you’re already annoyed by the demolition work across the street – the old Amberger cinema, later “Ilmgau-Großmarkt” and part of the department store, part of the building group which I had shown before for the Projekt 52 topic “Contemporary witness” – (German newspaper article), you can at least try to make the best out of it: a few photos ;) (click for larger versions):

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Projekt 52 Week 10: Architecture

The topic of week 10 in Sari’s photo Projekt 52:

Architecture

Well, Pfaffenhofen doesn’t have that many eye-catching modern architecture, the main square (which has some nice old-style buildings, including the town hall) are a big construction site right now, and I didn’t want to take some photos from the archive such as the Neue Messe Stuttgart (whose parking garage I had used for a picture riddle) or the new shopping mall in Heilbronn which was almost finished last Christmas.

So I chose these two pictures:

10: Architecture (1)

Week 10: Architecture

The “House of Meeting” at the western end of the main square in Pfaffenhofen – with library, gallery, tourist office and music school.


10: Architecture (2)

Week 10: Architecture

A birdhouse…


Projekt 52 week 4: Contemporary witness

Projekt 52 The topic for week 4 for Sari’s Projekt 52 (German):

Contemporary witness (expressly not necessarily a person).

Easy for me to find a motif, just get on my balcony and I had my constructural contemporary witness:

04: Contemporary witness

Week 4: Contemporary witness

The old Ilmgau department store in Pfaffenhofen/Ilm – opened 1977, closed 2005 with 7-digit debts. To the left an old cinema, at last the beverage department of the store. Since recently, after several failed attempts to sale/auction it, it has new owners – cinema and a small stockroom (not on the photo) will be knocked down, the rest will house offices, and probably a shop on the ground floor.

I’ve only seen the last two years, and then it was mainly a supermarket with remains from general wares. Old furniture and installations, broken heating in the last winter, range of products growing sparser and sparser, probably the region’s highest share of food beyond its eat-by date – and ever fewer customers. Which turns into a vicious circle, of course…

…so, a contemporary witness of former store ages that couldn’t keep up with the times…


Of course I modified the colors a little…

Help, the monster is loose!

Aaaahh! A few days ago, it appeared for the first time, this *gulp* horrid monster with its glowing eyes and the *shiver* terrible mouth! And almost every evening it briefly looks around. It will surely catch me on Halloween! *shriek*

Look at this sh- shocking photo:

Monster at night

Mommyyyyy!

These eyes… and that mouth… *whimper*
My worst nightmares…

It looks – I don’t dare to say it – it looks like… like…

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Pfaffenhofen’s Town Hall

The building site of Pfaffenhofen’s town hall which is currently being renovated/restored was open to the public today, including explanations by architects, planners, and the mayor. I added seven photos of this to my Pfaffenhofen gallery – here the thumbnails with direct links to the larger images with a few explanations:

Pfaffenhofen town hall with scaffolding View on the main square Town hall: festival room 1 Town hall: festival room 2 Town hall: old beams Town hall: hall on ground floor Town hall: arches from above