14 January 2011

The '59 Sound

A building by architect Hundertwasser.
Darmstadt, Germany. 2007
Medium format film.

My grandpa (my mum's father) has spent his entire working life assembling cars at the Opel production plant in Rüsselsheim, which is close to Darmstadt. That's probably the reason why I'm into cars, too.

Blog post title taken from this song by The Gaslight Anthem.


Brooke said...

What is the dome type roof made from? It almost looks like a balloon?! Yay for awesome cars!

Dominic Doherty said...

Hmmm... I'm not sure. I'd say some kind of metal. That type of roof is called "onion dome". They're very popular in Eastern Europe.

Anonymous said...

...dann müssten 80% der männer einen großvater haben, der bei opel, vw, mercedes ...

ich glaube hundertwasser kann man nur "holga" fotografieren...

Dominic Doherty said...

In der Tat passt Holga gut zu Hundertwasser... :-)

Nicht unbedingt, aber er hat mich definitiv dafür begeistert.