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An Arts and Crafts Masterpiece

I can’t begin to imagine how many times I have driven past the sign to Watts Chapel along the A3 near Guildford in Surrey. Not knowing that this little gem lay hidden close by in Down Lane, Compton. 491 more words

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Architecture Misfit #18: Ignazio Gardella

Ignazio Gardella

(March 30, 1905 – March 16, 1999)

The following list of buildings isn’t comprehensive but it should provide a flavour.

  • 1934-38 Dispensario Antitubercolare…
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Architecture Misfits

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

Architecture

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