camouflaged lockheed – mammoth // building nothing out of something

camouflaged lockheed

[the Lockheed air terminal in Burbank, camouflaged during World War II for the benefit of Japanese aviators; via, who suggests that perhaps the next version of the ‘Bilbao Effect’ will be for struggling cities to commission similarly flimsy roofscapes for the benefit of the google maps audience; originals in a california state collection here, and more close-ups at think or thwim; a bit of googling informs me that subtopia noticed this a couple years ago, but I missed it then, so…]

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