Batig-haus, Hamburg

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RIBApix ref no RIBA10514
Architect/DesignerBruning, Rudolf (1878-1964)
Knubel, Johannes (1877-1949)
Artist/PhotographerJones, Chester Henry (1906-1933)
CountryGermany
CityHamburg
Subject Date1931
Image Date1931
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceCJN468
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Batig-haus was built as the administration building for Shell by the architect Rudolf Bruning (1929-1931). The sculptural relief showing aspects of oil production is by Johannes Knubel (1931).

Subject tags

office buildings, sculpture, domestic architecture, commercial buildings