Archive for Oktober, 2010


Kätzchengeschichten aus Kazaviti

Samstag, den 16. Oktober 2010

Das große Katzenelend Das Dorf Kazaviti auf der Insel Thassos im Norden der Ägäis wird im Herbst fast gänzlich verlassen. Einheimische und Sommergäste lassen dann mehr oder weniger bedenkenlos all die vielen Katzen ohne Versorgung zurück (photo # 17). Es beginnt ein unerträgliches, doch kaum beachtetes Martyrium, Die Tiere hungern nicht nur, es breiten sich […]

The dilemma of rural architecture – part II (New Guinea – Melanesia)

Dienstag, den 5. Oktober 2010

Note also articles/parts I (Introduction/general); III (Greece) and IV (Bavaria). In New Guinea uprooted villagers “design” their houses in a similar way as shanty town dwellers; they return to the basic construction outlines, but they also seek access to advanced technology = corrugated iron, plastic and alike. Any tradition in house design has been totally […]

The dilemma of rural architecture – part IV (Bavaria)

Dienstag, den 5. Oktober 2010

Note also articles/parts I (Introduction/general); II (New Guinea – Melanesia) and III (Greece) Bavarian villages were losing their image, with high-rise cooperative containers (Raiffeisen) dominating the sky line. But with folk tradition still  much alive and reshaping not only by incentives like tourism, old craftsmanship (Zimmerer) and the old-style decorated wooden farm buildings in Uppewr […]

The dilemma of rural architecture – part III (Greece)

Dienstag, den 5. Oktober 2010

– with emphasis on Kazaviti village, Thassos Island Note also articles/parts I (Introduction/general); II (New Guinea – Melanesia) and IV (Bavaria) All pictures and captions on page 5 The schizofrenic situation in Greece is characterized by the overwhelming power of urban life style on the one hand side, and close affinity of town people to […]