An Untimely End

2016

This book is an overview of the extend of cultural damage in western Europe during World War Two.

 

It discusses only the effect of war damage upon historic monuments. The chronological timeline shows the dates and cities that were affected during air raids. The area bombings mentioned in the book were
mostly carried out by the British RAF and German Luftwaffe.

 

The book is French fold with perforated
lines on every page to "open" the pages.
The information is displayed on the outside of the page and duotone images are "inside" the pages. In order to see the images you need to destroy the book.

 

"Architecture in the twentieth century became, more and more, a weapon of war rather than something that gets in the way of its smooth conduct. Architecture is not just maimed in the crossfire; it is targeted for assassination or mass murder."

— Robert Bevan

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