Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pictures of a postcard (7)

‘From steam to electric’ If you wonder about the picture above… it once run albeit not in Southeast Asia but Germany in the vicinity of Bochum by that time called the ‘Ruhrpott’ Pott is a colloquial name for an urban … Continue reading

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Bangkok on rails

‘On the edge of the Chao Phraya River’ Beside designs for the stations of Phitsanulok, Phichit, Phichai, Uttaradit (the old one), Sawankhalok and the Hua Lamphong overall station roof, Karl Döhring designed another railway building in Bangkok, the Thonburi or … Continue reading

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Bangkok on rails

‘A tribute to the station’ In dreams I just have arrived at the newly build temple of transportation; the Hua Lamphong station. It is a classic colonial design midst the freedom of people who escaped the fate of being obedient. … Continue reading

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