Art Deco Gas Station in Asmara

Eritrea,  Africa 1938

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“Fiat Tagliero” Petrol Station

Architect: Giuseppe Pettazzi


The building imitates an airplane shape. 
Its wings measure around 100 feet/30 m



Eritrea is located in Africa between Ethiopia and Sudan.

The capital city, Asmara, contains one of the highest concentrations of Modernist architecture across the globe.
It remains largely untouched since its Italian colonisers left in 1941.












 





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