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Lingering Look at Architecture: Bridges

Dawn of “The Day After” runs a monthly architecture challenge as well as her windows. May  is the month for Bridges.

I like photographing bridges, many of which have great architectural and historical features, and have done so several times within the topic of a photography challenge. 72 more words


A Glorious Facade

One of my favorite facades for rarity in South Dakota is the Farmers State Bank in Platte.  In Platte, it sticks out like a beautiful, over-the-top sore thumb.   206 more words

Architectural Styles

Architectural Styles - Pipes and Filters

This style is used when system is designed to process data streams.Each processing step is encapsulated in a filter component. Data is passed through pipes between adjacent filters. 236 more words

Software Architecture

Architectural Styles - Layers

Layers Pattern  is one of the simplest architectural style. It’s idea is simple : divide system in many parts, to reduce its complexity. A layer offers services for the higher layer and delegates tasks to lower level. 540 more words

Software Architecture

Preservation Success: the Reno Train Station

The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in Reno, Nevada, has watched people come and go since Reno’s early days as a railroad town. Built in 1926, the station was actually the fifth in Reno, following four that had been lost to fires. 438 more words

Architectural History

What Do The Louvre and Fast Food Have in Common?

Everything has its history, including the roofline of your closest fast food restaurant. Fast food chain architecture seems to be streamlining now, cutting out decoration until nothing but minimalist blocks remain; walls transition seamlessly to windows, and corners are crisp and unadorned. 505 more words

Architectural History