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Explore #171: VEB Strömungswerke, Germany – May 2016

Explore #11 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Next stop on our roadtrip were some rather special stairs… History (translated, abridged and rewritten from here) VEB Strömungswerke was an East German ‘flow works’ manufacturer which designed and built jet engines for the aviation industry, including the first German passenger jet. After reunification production continued until the early 1990s. The large production complex was built in the post-war modernist style between 1956-58. Building number 64 was the former dining house for…

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Explore #169: Villa Symmetry, Germany – May 2016

Explore #9 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Sorry for the long delay since my last post – it’s been a busy couple of months at work, home, and on holiday! I’ve got the next batch of reports from my never-ending backlog coming up now – first a short and sweet one from this little gem. I think it was a former guesthouse/lodge in a picturesque alpine region of East Germany. As always, click on a photo to VIEW LARGE…

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Explore #168: Ferienhotel Sachsenhof, Germany – May 2016

Explore #8 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Next up in the gorgeous alpine landscape of Eastern Germany was this abandoned hotel which apparently never even opened… History (rewritten from here) Originally built in 1905 as a sanatorium, during the post war years of East Germany it was owned by the Free German Trade Union Federation (Freier Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund /FDGB). After reunification the building was sold, but development into a hotel stalled and the hotel never opened. It lay disused…

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