Buceando por Instagram me encontré con la cuenta de Claudio Galamini, un italiano afincado en Múnich desde julio de este año. Hace mes y medio comenzó el proyecto de documentar todas las estaciones de metro de Múnich [como ya hizo en su momento de Berlin].

Gooood morning #münchen ! It's time to explore the U-Bahn network here just like I did in Berlin (scroll down my page to see the Berlin project or check @berlin_memories). Today, just few general notions: the Munich U-Bahn began operation in 1971 (on 19 October 1971 the first line commenced operations between Kieferngarten and Goetheplatz with a total length of 12 kilometers). It is operated by the municipally owned Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (the Munich Transport Company) or MVG. The Munich U-Bahn system currently comprises eight lines, serving 96 stations (100 stations if four interchange stations with separate levels for different lines are counted twice), and encompassing 103.1 kilometres (64.1 mi) of routes. The trains operate at speeds up to 80 kilometres per hour (50 mph), which is the top speed among German U-Bahns. There is no continuous operation during the night (break from 1 to 4 am, 2 to 4 am on weekends) except on special occasions such as New Year's Eve. Also, except for very few stations along U5 and U6, all lines are completely underground. I will post a picture of a random station each day. Bear with me, some stations are quite anonymous. Feel free to comment and add any extra info you might have on each station. I hope you enjoy the project 🚇😘 . . . . . . . . #minga #ubahnhof #ubahnstation #minimalhunter #diewocheaufinstagram #outofthephone #muenchen #metropolitan #ubahn #ignantpicoftheday @ignant #agameoftones #munich #lesphotographes #guardiancities #thecreatorclass #huntgramgermany #skrwt #seemycity #subwaystation #metrostation #berlin #minimalist #citylife #urbanphoto #underground #subwayart #killtheunderground #subways #metropolis

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Desde entonces cada día, Claudio sube una foto de una parada de metro con su historia, el porqué de su diseño, fecha de inauguración y un montón de curiosidades.

Hello and happy Sunday! Pretty creative design in this station, opened on 29 May 1999. The walls are painted red, then covered with perforated aluminium panels and bricks disposed in shapes that remind me of clouds (specially the one pictured). The brick forms, designed by the Michaeli-Gymnasium, are a tribute to the early Berg am Laim, where bricks were produced and used in large sections of the medieval and early modern downtown Munich and the Frauenkirche. Have a beautiful Sunday! Stay warm. Ciao, bis morgen. Tschüss 🚇😘 . . . . . . . . #minga #sunday #urban @instagram @instagramde #citylife #diewocheaufinstagram #weilwirdichlieben #muenchen #germany #ubahn #ignantpicoftheday @ignant #leipzig #munich #architecturelovers #munichcity #hamburg #meindeutschland #skrwt #seemycity #münchen #urbanart #berlin #TheWeekOnInstagram #köln #deutschland #dresden #exploremore #killtheunderground #frankfurt #exploretocreate #089

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Happy Sunday! What a beautiful station we visit today! You're looking at the south wall of this station's platform, covered in black and white labyrinth-like pattern. The north wall is completely covered in orange panels. Also, in addition to light bands, 15 pyramidal skylights illuminate with natural light the 120 meter long platform. Through one of these skylights an elevator leads directly to the surface. In my opinion the effect is amazing. The station opened on 28 October 2007; the originally planned name was Olympiapark Nord – since we are on the northern end of the Olympiapark, near the Olympic Village – but it was then changed before the opening. Ciao, see you next week (tomorrow). Ciao 🚇😘 . . . . . . . . #minga #instagram #instagramde @instagram @instagramde #minimalhunter #diewocheaufinstagram #weilwirdichlieben #muenchen #thevisualscollective #ubahn #ignantpicoftheday @ignant #agameoftones #munich #tv_architecture #munichcity #igrecommend #meindeutschland #skrwt #seemycity #münchen #symmetricalmonsters #berlin #TheWeekOnInstagram #october #tv_pointofview #oktoberfest #architektur #killtheunderground #bvg #symmetrykillers #089

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Happy Sunday! 15 April 1983; this is when this station opened and around this period is when platforms in Munich started to be designed a bit more colorful. Before that, they were quite unexciting. We have already seen a few and we will see more in the next days. Anyways, here the walls go from cream to dark green repeatedly. Also green are the tiles covering the columns and various doors. I promise you, the effect is striking, I really like this station and will post more pictures of it in the future. One more thing, The Partnach is a Bavarian river, approximately 18 km long. This river also crosses Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Leave your comments. Ciao 🚇😘 . . . . . . . . #minga #instagram #instagramde @instagram @instagramde #minimalhunter #diewocheaufinstagram #whileinbetween #muenchen #thevisualscollective #ubahn #ignantpicoftheday @ignant #agameoftones #munich #tv_architecture #munichcity #igrecommend #meindeutschland #skrwt #seemycity #münchen #symmetricalmonsters #berlin #TheWeekOnInstagram #thecreatorclass #tv_pointofview #oktoberfest #architektur #killtheunderground #meindeutschland #symmetrykillers #089

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Good morning! Since it's Monday, let's keep it short and sweet. This station opened on 22 May 1993 (first planned name: Neuhadern) and has quite the sophisticated look. The walls are decorated with glass blocks, framed by a structure in different colors; yellow, orange, red. Special cure was placed on the illumination, perfectly and evenly spread across the platform and another special touch (I am sure, overlooked by many) is the Ricarda Dietz's floor mosaics, around the seating areas. Ciao, bis morgen. Tschüss 🚇😘 . . . . . . . . #minga #monday #urban @instagram @instagramde #citylife #diewocheaufinstagram #weilwirdichlieben #muenchen #germany #ubahn #ignantpicoftheday @ignant #leipzig #munich #architecturelovers #munichcity #hamburg #meindeutschland #skrwt #seemycity #münchen #urbanart #berlin #TheWeekOnInstagram #köln #deutschland #dresden #exploremore #killtheunderground #frankfurt #exploretocreate #089

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Hello! We are in the district called…exactly, Harthof. The station was opened on 20 November 1993. The name originally decided for the station was Weyprechtstraße but it was then changed to the district's name. There's plenty of light coming into the station from the glass pyramid installed on the roof. In addition, the station has no columns and the folded roof structure together with the glass-tiled walls make for a good light reflection. Also, I really like the red stripe running around the sidewalls. It is a sober station but with detailed and curated design. See you tomorrow. Feel free to tag your friends and add any comment here below. 🚇😘 . . . . . . . . #minga #ubahnhof #ubahnstation #minimalhunter #diewocheaufinstagram #whileinbetween #muenchen #ig_deutschland #ubahn #ignantpicoftheday @ignant #agameoftones #munich #tv_architecture #vanishthatpoint #igrecommend #meindeutschland #skrwt #seemycity #münchen #symmetricalmonsters #berlin #germanvision #citylife #tv_pointofview #underground #architektur #killtheunderground #subways #symmetrykillers #rsa_architecture

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Hallo and happy Sunday! Today we see the most used station to reach the Oktoberfest! During these 2 weeks, the station handles 21,000 passengers per hour each direction. How many of you have been through here but don't remember or didn't notice? 😊The name is taken directly from the area where the Oktoberfest takes place and basically this is the main use for this station. Infact, in other times of the year, the platform is quite empty. A special feature is the supervisory kiosk in the middle of the platform, from which the passenger's flow is controlled during the Oktoberfest. In Munich, a similar feature is found only at the Fröttmaning station (we will visit it later on). The role of the station as the most important development for the Oktoberfest is also reflected in the design. The architect Alexander von Branca designed the platform to resemble a Bräukeller or beer tent, in the typical Munich's colors. The wall murals by Ricarda Dietz also recall the big event's attractions. The general effect is of a very beautiful but rather dark station. Prost! 🍻 Leave your comments and tag your friends. Ciao ciao 🚇😘 . . . . . . . . #minga #instagram #instagramde @instagram @instagramde #minimalhunter #diewocheaufinstagram #whileinbetween #muenchen #thevisualscollective #ubahn #ignantpicoftheday @ignant #agameoftones #munich #tv_architecture #munichcity #igrecommend #meindeutschland #skrwt #seemycity #münchen #symmetricalmonsters #berlin #germanvision #thecreatorclass #tv_pointofview #oktoberfest #architektur #killtheunderground #wiesn #symmetrykillers #089

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