Belgrade, Republic of Serbia eob@eyesonbelgrade.com

Architectural climate

Richly ornamented Belgrade facades are often further decorated with air-conditioning devices, in an almost perpetual way that you may find them an integral part of the whole structure.

And every time I look up, and see those pieces hanging beneath the windows, which is the case most of the time, I imagine what Mother Earth is feeling when we build and stuck foundations all over her skin we call the ground.

It is ugly, but it's a necessity.

At least, for now...

And those words are comforting.

At least, for now...

Bits&Pieces of Reality

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