Passing in front of a field artillery battery during the battles around Kharkov in early 1943, this “Stummel” of Leibstandarte Division makes an excellent study of the futility of temporary snow camouflage, wearing off almost completely where the engine or gun heat would melt snow or where the dismounting of the crew would rub it off. The Stummel [officialy an Sd.Kfz. 251/9 mounting the 7.5cm L/24 Kwk], a brand new vehicle at this time, was extremely popular because it brought massive fire-power to individual panzergrenadier companies. In the background are a pair of 10.5 cm l FH/18 Field Howitzers and a single Sd.Kfz. 11 support vehicle.

Camden workshop By Henning Stummel Architects

Camden workshop By Henning Stummel Architects

The client fell in love with the original industrial building. The secluded site, set within an urban Victorian block, is accessed via a passage through a terraced house and the space is entered at an elevated level. Historically the development of this plot came about by spanning a roof between other existing buildings. This was done incrementally over time and with the help of a delicate steel…

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