Category:architecture photos

July 8, 2014

17th century statuary in Chamarande

Chamarande, 50km south of Paris is a 17th century chateau set in a beautiful park. Here are a few pictures of the stunning statuary...

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May 24, 2014

The Derelict 17th Century Folly of Dampierre

Dampierre is a beautiful yet somewhat decrepit chateau (background) 20km South West of Paris. At the end of the private Park I found that...

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May 11, 2014

Meditation (B&W)

St Michael’s Mount. Normandy. April 2014

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May 2, 2014

Cloister Shadows (B&W)

Cloister in Caen – Abbaye aux hommes. Normandy. 2014.

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April 30, 2014

Building Site (B&W)

Building site. The old and the new. Saint Michael’s mount. Normandy. April 2014

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April 28, 2014

The Cloister (Mont Saint Michel) – B&W

The Cloister at Mont St Michel in Normandy is made of a multitude of small thin polished columns sculpted out of English granite. The perspective of its...

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April 27, 2014

Blue Wallace

There is this new trend in Paris whereby Wallace fountains are painted all kinds of colours (above, Poterne des Peupliers in a yet to...

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April 15, 2014

Angular Architecture

Le Havre seafront. Some say that 1970s architecture is ugly, but what of comparing it to the 1980s and 1990s? March 2014.

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April 12, 2014

The Devil Is In The Details

Rue Montorgueil. Mediaeval house. April 2014.

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March 28, 2014

In the name of democracy (B&W)

  For the past two days, all flags have been unfurled as a welcome to Chinese President Xi Jipin in Paris. Tibetan protesters had been...

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