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Urban Discoveries

In his series “Urban Discoveries”, Michael Nguyen shows looks at buildings in the urban landscapes of European cities. (ongoing) View
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Perfection in Blue-White
An extraordinary Architectural Ensemble in Munich

The BMW ensemble in Munich is an impressive work of futuristic architecture. It includes the BMW Tower, BMW Welt, BMW Museum, BMW Group Parking Garage and the TRIAS Bridge. BMW Welt is the most visited tourist attraction in Bavaria. In October 2015, eight years after opening, BMW Welt welcomed its 20 millionth visitor. View
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Allianz Arena during the Corona Pandemic

Urban spaces and urban landscapes can enrich life between buildings. Sports facilities are places where outdoor social activities are possible and provide opportunities to enhance social life in the city. During the Corona Pandemic social interaction in urban landscapes with their spaces lay fallow. This series shows the forecourt in front of Munich's Allianz Arena, the 75,021-seat soccer stadium of FC Bayern Munich, during the Corona Lockdown 2021 in Munich. View
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Arrived safely at Munich Central Station from the Ukrainian War Zone

In view of the current and harrowing situation in the war against Ukraine, more and more people from the war zone are now arriving at Munich Central Station. A central contact point is available to the arriving people from Ukraine at the main station. The City of Munich, the Caritas Association and the network Welcome in Munich are present there with volunteers and offer arrivals an initial orientation in their native language. This includes, among other things, information on registration and forwarding to the arrival center, referral to psychosocial when needed by the people as well as information on accommodation and onward travel.
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Oktoberfest: The Rides and Fairground Businesses will be set up

Oktoberfest: The Rides and Fairground Businesses will be set up. The world's largest Folk Festival, the Oktoberfest, featuring a Beer Festival and a Traveling Funfair, took place again.Traditional events around the Wiesn are also on the program again: the parade of the Wiesn innkeepers onto the festival grounds, the big procession of traditional costumes and marksmen on the first Sunday of the Oktoberfest, the stand-up concert under the Bavaria or the firecracker shooting. The Wiesn is held every year on the largest fairground in Munich, on the Theresienwiese. View
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The Beer Tents for the world's largest Folk Festival, the Oktoberfest are set up

The largest folk festival in the world, the Oktoberfest, featuring a beer festival and a traveling funfair is held every year. In 2019, a total of around 6.3 million people visited Oktoberfest. Traditional events around the Wiesn are also on the program again: the parade of the Wiesn innkeepers onto the festival grounds, the big procession of traditional costumes and marksmen on the first Sunday of the Oktoberfest, the stand-up concert under the Bavaria or the firecracker shooting. The Wiesn is held every year on the largest fairground in Munich, on the Theresienwiese. View
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Werksviertel Munich - An exciting Urban Development Project with ephemeral Street Art

Michael Nguyen visited the Werksviertel in Munich in 2020, 2021 and 2022. His series about the Werksviertel in Munich, a beloved alternative scene for local artists and innovators shows a place which is going since years under modernization and was a creative ruin. Pfanni used to produce dumplings and mashed potatoes here. Now converted industrial buildings and numerous new buildings provide architectural exclamation points and a metropolitan field of tension. That is unique in Munich and is also alive with a diverse street art scene. View
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The Power of Design and the Contradictions between Art and Life

When will the containers be loaded? Such a question comes to mind when approaching the shopping mall from a distance. But stop! The intense colors of the seemingly stacked cubes and their sophisticated composition immediately give rise to other associations. As if someone had created a special order out of building blocks. View
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World in Reflection

In 2022 Munich celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972. This is the occasion to present the Gauting outdoor swimming pool which was reserved exclusively for the Olympic athletes in August 1972. Mark Spitz ("the shark") prepared in this pool for his 7 gold medals and world records. View
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Michael Nguyen | Nguyensminiaturen

Nguyensminiaturen, Photography by Michael Nguyen, Munich, Gauting
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