a man walks towards a building

zollvereinon the area of the zollverein coal mine industrial complex (or a bit more concise ‘zeche zollverein’ in german) in essen, ruhr. it’s an impressive area with lots of stuff to photograph, not at least this bauhaus inspired building – the former boiler house of shaft 12. originally built in the 1930s it had its interior converted to a museum in 1997 by norman foster.