The circular building is part of the BMW Museum. It is located next to BMW Tower, across the road from the BMW Welt. The building was renovated between 2004 and 2008, based on the original structural concept constructed in 1973 and designed by architect Professor Karl Schwanzer.

Location: BMW Museum, Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Together with the neighbouring BMW Tower it was made a listed building by the Bavarian State Office for the Preservation of Historic Buildings and Monuments in 1999

Munich is the capital of the Federal Free State of Bavaria.

Nikon D200, Tokina 11-16mm F2.8, ISO 100, 11mm, 1/350s, f/5.6. Slight cropping, adjusted contrasts.

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  • Gary Heald LRPS
    Gary Heald LRPSover 4 years ago

    The aliens have arrived!!! Nice photo

  • Hi Gary, it does look pretty futuristic, was originally built in 1973 but renovated just a couple of years ago. I’ve added a link with more information to the description.
    Thanks for your comment! Have a good holiday weekend. Kasia

    – Kasia-D

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great shot

  • Thank you, Sylvia!

    – Kasia-D

  • cullodenmist
    cullodenmistover 4 years ago

    Don’t ya just love Architecture…….
    This is brilliant.

  • Thank you, Larry. I have spells where I am inspired to shoot architecture. With architecture like this, the light just right too then I can wander around for hours as I did that day:-) Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • Polly x
    Polly xover 4 years ago

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “Old and New Buildings”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Wow, that is great thank you. This is an amazing building together with its sisters in the complex and I was so happy to get the right light, etc. that day. I’m pleased you like it so much!

    – Kasia-D

  • Themis
    Themisabout 4 years ago

    Definitely an interesting building! Good capture, thanks for the information too

    This picture has been featured in the International Point of Interest group on Thursday 13th of May 2010 – congratulations!

  • Themis, thank you! That is a wonderful welcome to your group which I just joined yesterday. This is my first upload there:-)

    – Kasia-D

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64almost 4 years ago

    Very pretty architecture, lovely capture dear Kasia ..Jozef

  • Thank you very much, Jozef. This whole BMW complex is well worth a visit if you ever visit Munich. Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • DonnaMoore
    DonnaMoorealmost 4 years ago

  • Donna, thank you so much for this honour. I’m very pleased you liked it so much to feature it! Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • adriangeronimo
    adriangeronimoalmost 3 years ago

    i have a feeling i would have to be dragged away from the place if i go there.

  • Adrian, you’d love it and the other BMW buildings right next door.

    – Kasia-D

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