Place and Culture
Philip Reitsperger

Place and Culture is a collection of photo reportages combined with field recordings about place and placemaking in various cultural backgrounds.

The reportages are collected by Philip Reitsperger, an Austrian designer. If you are interested in working with Philip or publishing part of his work please contact him here.

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Dawn in Yazd, Iran

The photos and audio recording of this feature were found at Yazd Art House at around 8.22 pm during Iranian Ramadan. Yazd is a city in central Iran. It is located about 250 kilometres southeast of Isfahan. Due to its remote location close to the desert, the city was not part of ravages or wars

The Cars of Iran

In 2001, there were 13 public and privately owned automakers in Iran, of which two local brands, Khodro and Saipa, accounted for 94% of the total domestic production. The Peykan, today replaced by the Samand, held 61% of the market.

The Prayers of Jameh Mosque, Isfahan, Iran

Most cities in Iran possess a primary mosque called the James Mosque. The Isfahan Jameh Mosque holds a spacial place within the ranks of Jameh Mosquesdue to its diverse design, and architecture

The Tiles of Shah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran

The Shah Mosque was built during the Safavid Empire, ordered by Abbas I of Persia. It is regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian architecture in the Islamic era featuring an astounding set of details in the decoration of its tiles

The Cars of Iran

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The Cars of Iran

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The Vibrant Streets of Barcelona, Spain

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The Vibrant Streets of Barcelona, Spain

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An Early Visit to the Market in Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand

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An Early Visit to the Market in Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand

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Spaces and Structures

Places and People

Places for Practices

City Districts and Areas

Places and Consumption

Thoughts and Writings

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