New Alster Swimming Pool
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The Alster Swimming Pool in Hamburg was built in 1968 and has a striking supporting structure consisting of two hyperbolic paraboloid shells. It was renovated between 2020 and 2023, with the striking roof being retained. Since the Alster swimming pool … read more or write a comment …

Eider bridge near Friedrichstadt
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Since 03 September 1916, the Eider Bridge near Friedrichstadt has been in service after only two years of construction. With a length of 245 meters, it spans the largest river in Schleswig-Holstein at this point, connecting Friedrichstadt in North Friesland … read more or write a comment …

In the fireplace room of the Chamber of Crafts
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The fireplace room of the Chamber of Crafts is particularly suitable for small discussions, group work or as a conference office. I quote from the pages of the Chamber of Crafts: This room is named after the tiled stove that … read more or write a comment …

Commissioned Work — Halls of the Chamber of Crafts
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During the last weeks I had several appointments in the Hamburg Chamber of Crafts to photograph their halls and foyers. The Chamber of Crafts will provide several websites with uniform picture material in order to improve its offer. So far, … read more or write a comment …

Downtown Hamburg — Altes Klöpperhaus
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Alters Klöpperhaus is a beautifully renovated Art Nouveau office building. The website of the Art-Invest project of the building writes about it: At the turn of the century, cotton dealer Wilhelm Klöpper built a prestigious address for his cotton company directly … read more or write a comment …

Underground station Hafencity Universität
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For a long time, the Hafencity Universität stop was the terminus of the U4 underground line in Hamburg. With the opening of the new station Elbbrücken, the trains only pass through here. But what has remained is the wonderful light … read more or write a comment …

Chamber of Crafts of Hamburg — Staircase
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After I was already in March 2017 in the Chamber of Crafts for a photo session, this time I went with a new lens into the staircases of this office building. The cover picture was taken with 33mm focal length … read more or write a comment …

At the underground station Elbbrücken
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Finally I got the chance to take pictures in the newly opened underground station »Elbbrücken«. Of course for me there is always a central perspective, which I made in this case from the passage to the Skywalk. The Skywalk will … read more or write a comment …

Hafencity — Old customs house
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The contrast between the beautiful Old Customs House and the modern office buildings at Ericusspitze fascinates me again and again. But on this day, on my way home through the Hafencity, the autumn sunshine at the golden hour offered me … read more or write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Ratsstube
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The Senate of the Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg meets once a week in the Council Chamber (Ratsstube). On the entrance door the letters SPQH inspired by ancient Rome, here it stands for: »SENATUS POPOLUSQUE HAMBURGENSIS« which means: »Senate and People … read more or write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Senatstreppenhaus
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It is a fascinating sight to lie on the red carpet under the dome of the Senate staircase in Hamburg’s Town Hall and look up. Slowly I discover the writing »GOTT MIT UNS / GOD WITH US«, which is written … read more or write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Turmsaal
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The tower hall with its cupola separates the two sides of the town hall. The 112-metre-high town hall tower rises above the hall. The murals show the ancient city republics of Athens, Amsterdam, Rome and Venice. Hence its real name »Hall … read more or write a comment …

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