Schloss Wolfsgarten, Langen (Hesse)

Schloss Wolfsgarten was a former hunting lodge of the ruling family of Hesse-Darmstadt and was established between 1722 and 1724 by Landgrave Ernst Ludwig of Hesse-Darmstadt. From 1879, Wolfsgarten became a favorite country retreat for Grand Dukes Ludwig IV and his son Ernst Ludwig.

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Jugendstilbad, Darmstadt

The architect August Buxbaum designed the Jugendstilbad in Darmstadt and it was built from 1907-1909.

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Sprudelhof, Bad Nauheim

The Sprudeholf or “effervescent” bath is a type of spa bath through which carbon dioxide is bubbled and was one of several types of hydrotherap. The ensemble is an impressive cultural monument and was built between 1905 and 1911. It is a clearly structured and symmetric facility as a whole, as playful and loving is . . . → Read More: Sprudelhof, Bad Nauheim

Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt

These photos were taken after a sunny autumn day in Darmstadt (Hesse), Germany.

The artists’ colony “Mathildenhöhe” was founded in 1899 by Ernest Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse and the first exhibition of the artists’ colony took place in 1901. Ernest Ludwig motto was: “My Hesse should flourish, and the art in Hesse too” and . . . → Read More: Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt

Mingle-Mangle from Glasgow

These photos were taken during a very sunny April day in Glasgow, Scotland. Glasgow is a very interesting city and has a lot of great new architecture mixed with old industrial buildings and beautiful art nouveau houses.

I took 3 different exposures (-2, 0, +2) and processed the pictures with Photomatix Pro and Photoshop.

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Künstlerkolonie, Darmstadt

These photos were taken in Darmstadt (Hesse), Germany.

The artists’ colony “Mathildenhöhe” was founded in 1899 by Ernest Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse and the first exhibition of the artists’ colony took place in 1901. Ernest Ludwig motto was: “My Hesse should flourish, and the art in Hesse too” and he brought together several artists . . . → Read More: Künstlerkolonie, Darmstadt

Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt

These photos were taken after a very snowy day in Darmstadt (Hesse), Germany.

The artists’ colony „Mathildenhöhe“ was founded in 1899 by Ernest Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse and the first exhibition of the artists’ colony took place in 1901. Ernest Ludwig motto was: “My Hesse should flourish, and the art in Hesse too” and . . . → Read More: Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt

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