[last month when i spent a day in düsseldorf my first stop was the beautiful rococo palace in the benrath neighborhood. it consists of three buildings: the main building ‘corps de logis’ and two smaller ones left and right (one hosting a museum for garden art, the other a museum of natural history). in front of the palace a lake … More düsseldorf. a visit to schloss benrath and its park.
neuer zollhof – also known as the gehry buildings- is an ensemble of three buildings: a white one, a red one and a -so typical for gehry- silver one made of stainless steel. they are located at medienhafen (media harbour), an urban renewal area in duesseldorf. “The Rheinhafen centre of arts and the media by Frank O. … More germany. düsseldorf. medienhafen. neuer zollhof by frank gehry.
[i spent last friday in düsseldorf, mainly to visit schloss benrath and the medienhafen. the pictures above were taken on my way from benrath to the port; in the city center, the old town and along the rhine.]
“flossis” are 29 sculptures made by artist rosalie, climbing up two buildings at media port in düsseldorf (24 at speditionsstrasse 15a and 5 of them on the building next door). the name “flossis” was presumably given to them because of their flipper-like hands and feet, since the german word for flippers is “flossen”.
[i am having few days off from work and am enjoying the fabulous weather we’re finally having to the fullest. i decided to use those days to be a tourist in my own town, as well as in cities near by. so yesterday i spent a day in düsseldorf, mostly in the old town and at the medienhafen. sorry … More germany. a day in düsseldorf.