guided by the aesthetic of a futuristic purpose architecture, but also the controversial political and environmental debate, Thorsten Klapsch started in 2005 around the Germany for a utopia to come closer, which was in the middle of the last century considered as a great promise.
early 2011, before the meltdown in Japan and the subsequent energy systems in Germany, he received the first licenses to enter the nuclear facilities and their control areas.
since then Klapsch independently all the sites of nuclear power plants in Germany but also the aspects of nuclear energy, from research management to illuminate storage and disposal and decommissioning in one of ideologies liberated labor, and is thus a chronicler of an industry has become the end in Germany seems sealed. '
in may 2012 was published his book by PANORAMA EDITION Mannheim, large format, 320-page illustrated book, NUCLEAR POWER 'with 175 photographs in color.
PRESS ABOUT KLAPSCH's BOOK
"the photo book 'Nuclear Power' is a journey into a time capsule. (...) a very compelling piece of German history." by BR2 Zündfunk
"the large-format photographs (...) are documents of dying giant." by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
"it is a journey from outside to inside - from the cooling tower to the fuel rod. of the distant diffuse threat to the radiant core of nuclear power (...) a captivating picture book by Thorsten Klapsch " by Arte Metropolis
"an investment that is attractive and worth beyond politics." by Rbb Radio Eins
"intelligent photographed and implemented with technical perfection. (...) an unprecedented book." by Dpa
"Thorsten Klapsch (...) is a chronicler of the extinction damned architecture." by Financial Times Germany
"a photographer and his eye. (...) Every picture tells a story." by Tagesschau24
"thumbs up for a really great photo book." by FluxFM
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