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Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Lisnaholic
:laughing: Yeah, perhaps I'm getting carried...

:laughing:

Yeah, perhaps I'm getting carried away by how it looks in a photo taken on a sunny day. If I was late for work on a wet morning, I probably wouldn't like it either.
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Some very nice pictures there, Dianne. Thanks. ...

Some very nice pictures there, Dianne. Thanks.

Here's some post-modern architecture.

What's to like about Epping Forest Council Offices? The way the scale of the building relates to the older...
Forum: The Lounge 07-17-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Thanks, Plankton! On a different topic: two...

Thanks, Plankton!

On a different topic: two things I love about Russian architecture:-
i) it looks a little like W European architecture, but is always somehow different
ii) It is neither...
Forum: The Lounge 07-04-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
This is an interesting link. Thanks Diana, if you...

This is an interesting link. Thanks Diana, if you are still with us.
If there is such a thing as too much modern architecture, this link may be that too. A week or so ago, I found a really nice...
Forum: The Lounge 05-23-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
I love your first two pics ! That kind of street,...

I love your first two pics ! That kind of street, on a wet day, reminds me of a village in Cornwall I used to visit, but of course there are scenes like that all over Europe: old buildings on a...
Forum: The Lounge 05-09-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
You have some nice pics of France there, Dianna,...

You have some nice pics of France there, Dianna, all taken by yourself I presume. Thanks for contributing to this thread.

For technical reasons, I only post photos I can find on google, I'm...
Forum: The Lounge 04-13-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/lowres-picturec...

https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/lowres-picturecabinet.com/53/main/3/147064.jpg.....https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/lowres-picturecabinet.com/53/main/19/169717.jpg


Back in the 1980s I was...
Forum: The Lounge 03-14-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Wow! That's an extraordinary building, Marie! ...

Wow! That's an extraordinary building, Marie!
Two things I like most: that it doesn't take much tweaking of conventional geometric shapes to come up with something completely new, and that the...
Forum: The Lounge 01-12-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Everything about your comment surprises me, Marie...

Everything about your comment surprises me, Marie - starting with the fact that you've heard of R Steiner



I'd have to disagree with this because to me those buildings are just as good as...
Forum: The Lounge 01-04-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
OK, thanks Marie. Change of topic, Rudolf...

OK, thanks Marie.

Change of topic, Rudolf Steiner is an Austrian architect who doesn't get the attention he deserves, imo. His buildings, from the 1920s, look surprisingly modern. They were...
Forum: The Lounge 01-03-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Well, that's a nice coincidence, Marie! It's...

Well, that's a nice coincidence, Marie! It's actually a really big building, isn't it? - of student housing, if anyone is wondering.

I was very surprised when I first realised that you were in...
Forum: The Lounge 01-03-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
For me at any rate, your link is not opening :( ...

For me at any rate, your link is not opening :(
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Here's a CNN article, "New Buildings Set To Shape 2021":...
Forum: The Lounge 01-02-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
That's interesting, Mindfulness! Like any big,...

That's interesting, Mindfulness! Like any big, old building, I feel that it needs a book full of diagrams to explain properly what has gone on with Penn Station, and what New Yorkers have there now. ...
Forum: The Lounge 12-28-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
It's obvious when you think about it. The...

It's obvious when you think about it.

The other day I mentioned how architecture has a limitless number of styles, and very often a label is slapped on that relates to a time period. In Britain,...
Forum: The Lounge 12-24-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Thanks for the response, adidasss. ...

Thanks for the response, adidasss.



Glad you liked Gold Hill. It's an exaggeration to call it England's most famous view, although many people would recognise it because of this award-winning...
Forum: The Lounge 12-24-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
A Tale of Two Cities: Maybe it's my mood,...

A Tale of Two Cities:

Maybe it's my mood, but these two places both seem to have a sad beauty about them. Why not spend 5 mins in each place?

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In Detroit, it's the photos and...
Forum: The Lounge 12-20-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Thanks Mindfulness! Your photo of the...

Thanks Mindfulness!

Your photo of the inside of a dome was impressive, with its geometry and perspective. I even worked out where it was from:
...
Forum: The Lounge 12-16-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Music has a bewildering number of genres and...

Music has a bewildering number of genres and subgenres, and if anything, architecture has even more. Why? Because on top of all the historical and stylistic variations that music and architecture...
Forum: The Lounge 11-04-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Thanks for the extra photos -this one...

Thanks for the extra photos -this one particularly shows that it's much bigger than I thought too. I always thought the Lincoln Statue was just a shelf ornament ;)

...and the building is such a...
Forum: The Lounge 11-03-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
That's an impressive, disciplined example of how...

That's an impressive, disciplined example of how to do classic! It's the Lincoln Memorial, isn't it?
Forum: The Lounge 10-04-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Nice pictures and a worthy cause, Plankton; not...

Nice pictures and a worthy cause, Plankton; not just the cash raised, but that more people realize that they have an attractive local amenity....
Forum: The Lounge 10-02-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Two more buildings by Sir GGS. One of them shows...

Two more buildings by Sir GGS. One of them shows an elegant solution to the design problem: in an urban setting, how can you disipate huge quantities of unwanted hot air safely? The other building is...
Forum: The Lounge 10-02-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
Yes, Paul, it's the exact same building: a famous...

Yes, Paul, it's the exact same building: a famous London landmark even before Pink Floyd gave it international stardom.

For nerds, here are some things of note about the building:-
i) built in...
Forum: The Lounge 10-01-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
I love the viewing deck on that Mountain Retreat...

I love the viewing deck on that Mountain Retreat house, and the old photo of the Overview residence.

Not residential, but famous are the following:-
...
Forum: The Lounge 09-06-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,055
Posted By Lisnaholic
That's like a shot from a post-apocalypse movie....

That's like a shot from a post-apocalypse movie. :(

Beirut: in happier times a tourist destination:-
...
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