Jörg Blobelt

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Blobelt while taking pictures

Jörg Blobelt (* 1949 ) is a German architect as well as architecture and landscape photographer .


The Berlin TV tower (GDR) photographed by Jörg Blobelt in January 1970

Jörg Blobelt studied architecture at the Technical University of Dresden . There he received his doctorate in 1980 with the dissertation “ Basics for the optimization of multi-storey industrial housing from the perspective of the floor plan geometry with special attention to material consumption” . Blobelt then took on a job at the Dresden branch of the GDR Building Academy . Since 1990 he has been working as a freelance architect in Dresden.

Parallel to these activities, Blobelt photographed architecture and landscapes and thus built an archive of over 70,000 images. His pictures have been published in a number of books, particularly in collaboration with the art historian Matthias Donath .

Works as a photographer (selection)

  • Old & new Dresden: 100 buildings tell stories of a city. Ed. Saxon Newspaper, Dresden 2007.
  • Angels in the hallway: decorative art in Dresden houses. Ed. Saxon Newspaper, Dresden 2009.
  • together with Matthias Donath : Sächsisches Elbland. (= Cultural landscapes of Saxony. Volume 1.) Ed. Leipzig, Leipzig 2009, ISBN 978-3-361-00639-3 .
  • Saxon wine country. Elbland, Meißen 2010, ISBN 978-3-941595-09-5 .
  • Protestant churches in the church district of Leisnig-Oschatz . Evangelical Lutheran Church District Leisnig-Oschatz, Leisnig 2011.

Web links

Commons : Jörg Blobelt  - Collection of images, videos and audio files