these anti-aircraft gun towers, or flaktürme, in augarten vienna, are one of 3 pairs that were built too well to be destroyed after being made by the luftwaffe in world war 2. the walls are a ridiculous 3 metres of solid reinforced concrete, and they impose upon the skyline at 54m of height.
these pics do not do justice to their size – they are ridiculously large and dwarf everything in sight. amazing structures, though imagine what kind of crazy fun stuff we could build if we forgot about trying to kill each other every now and then? the world could be an even more amazing place with insane inspiring shit going on everywhere!
....last comes the class of persons, of nervous organization and enfeebled vigour, whose sensual appetite craves highly seasoned dishes, men of a hectic, over-stimulated constitution. their eyes almost invariably hanker after that most irritating and morbid of colours, with its artificial splendours and feverish acrid gleams - orange