Tags » Architectural Styles

Know your architectural styles- Baroque

When I first started my blog, I promised myself that I would try to write at least one, if not two, posts a month. Well, I broke that promise this year.What can I say?  283 more words


Day Twenty Four - July 9, 2015

Roskilde, Denmark

The weather today was terrible consisting of heavy rain and wind. Since I’m not feeling very well, I only went to the Roskilde Cathedral/Domkirke. 222 more words

In the Details

Recently I got to visit the Black Hills with friends, and while we chose activities based on what their toddler would like to do (the kid’s adorable), I still got brief snippets of historical insight.   30 more words

Architectural History

Beyond IKEA: A Look At Scandinavian Design via Alvar Aalto's Oregon Library

We are all fairly familiar with modern Scandinavian design aesthetics, thanks to the popular furniture store, IKEA. Scandinavian design combines beauty, function, and affordability. You don’t even have to look past… 445 more words

Architectural History

Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright's Birthday

Today, June 8, is Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday. He was born in Wisconsin in 1867, which should remind you how far ahead of his time Wright was. 502 more words

Architectural History

Day 1 at the DOCOMOMO-US National Symposium

Today has been a fascinating day.  Initial thoughts: The DOCOMOMO-US symposium is full of passionate, welcoming people with a wide breadth of knowledge on late-twentieth century and recent architecture, but it has also reinforced what a niche it still is.   929 more words

Architectural History

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