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Postmodern modernist architecture in Montsouris

Modernist architecture is no longer flavour of the month. Yet it can be interesting at times. I was somewhat puzzled when I saw that building. Strictly speaking, it can’t be classified as modern architecture. Here’s what Riba has to say about that movement. Rejecting ornament and embracing minimalism, Modernism became the single most important new style or philosophy of architecture and design of the 20th century. It was associated with an analytical approach to the function of buildings, a strictly rational […]

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Office building in Bagneux

Office building in Bagneux – B&W – April 2021

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Paris in Spring

Paris in Spring on a balmy day shot rue Jacob in the 6th district, one of the poshest. There’s something crooked about that front door on the left and it’s got nothing to do with my wide-angle lens. AS Spring is conducive to poetry, here’s a little poem by Paul Eluard, one of the founders of the surrealist movement. As it’s surreal it’s got nothing to do with Spring. But it’s a poem about Paris nonetheless. In Paris In Paris there […]

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