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Gold 2021 Architecture / Industrial

Post Mills

  • Photographer
    Swen Bernitz
  • Prize
    Gold in Architecture / Industrial

The series shows post mills in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. The post mill is the earliest type of European windmill. Its defining feature is that the whole body of the mill that houses the machinery is mounted on a single vertical post, around which it can be turned to bring the sails into the wind.