Stein Brewery Building

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Comments (10)

Juraj Misina on August 9, 2007

Yes, this tiling was made during the Communist regime, I think it was in mid 1970s. There are quite a few buildings with such a tiling here, in various colors. But it falls down gradually (as you can see), making people angry because it falls on parked cars or on people walking by. I wonder who was patient enough to stick tiles 1cmx1cm on a five story building ;) Thanks for comment.

Nawitka on October 26, 2007

It is good to hear the stories of the photos. I wonder why anyone would want 1x1 tiles on a five story building. Excellent photo!

Juraj Misina on October 26, 2007

thanks for comment nawitka. the building was constructed during communism. it was a strange era and there's more incomprehensable stuff from those times. luckyly enough we survived experiments far worse than constructing such buildings.

Christophe Van Hulle on October 28, 2007

Maybe not your most viewed picture but I think it's really great! It's quite simple but the details show the history behind it with a short explanation from your part. Straight into my favourite pictures. Cheers, Christophe.

Juraj Misina on October 28, 2007

Thank you Christophe. It is one of my favourites too, since I lived close to the building and some pieces of tiling almost hit me when falling off. It has its own sort of aesthetic and it describes its era in a simple, yet "colorful" way. Don't forget to bring your camera next time you visit Bratislava and come soon. The city is changing quite fast. Cheers, Juraj.

VKeith on November 8, 2007

Beautiful image!

© SisAnnick on November 12, 2007

Very nice photo of a (certainly) very plain building

Juraj Misina on November 12, 2007

Thanks VKeith and Annick for nice comments.

© SisAnnick on November 12, 2007

Hi Juraj, your view inspired me a new subject: walls (stone, brick, cob... iI forgot tiles but you can change it)

Juraj Misina on November 13, 2007

I think I can, there's quite a few such buildings here. Thanks for visit ;)

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 28, 2007
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike
    by Juraj Misina
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ7
    • Taken on 2007/07/22 16:01:02
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash