Imperial War Museum North
Designed by Berlin-based architect Daniel Libeskind who envisaged
a 'constellation composed of three interlocking shards' with each
shard being a remnant of an imagined globe shattered by conflict.
These shards in turn represented air, earth and water, and each
formed a functionally distinct part of the museum. The 55m high
airshard, provides the museum's entranceway and a viewing balcony
above the Manchester Ship Canal. The earth shard houses the
museum's exhibition spaces, while the water shard
accommodates a cafe with views of the canal.
Panasonic Lumix GF2 - 14-42mm lens. 1/500 sec f8 ISO200
converted to monochrome with Photoshop