Brutalist architecture is as the name goes, quite brutal. We visited Ivry near Paris and strangely enough, I enjoyed the visit very much. Brutalist Architecture in Ivry When my wife told me we were en route to Ivry Sur Seine for a visit of local brutalist architecture, I thought she was raving mad. To me, 1970 was another word for ugly. On rare occasions, the old and the new are next to one another. Most of the time, the entire […]
St Joseph is one of Auguste Perret‘s masterpieces. Some find it ugly, because it’s all made of concrete. Despite the fact that his work was determining in order to rate the city a Unesco World heritage site. It’s all a matter of perspective. So I went right underneath the spire of St Joseph to provide a rather unusual shot that shows the amazing structure of the place. Better than 3D design. Eglise Saint Joseph
I knew St Michael’s mount in France but I had yet to see the Cornish version, a little way off the cost from Penzance. We enjoyed first class clouds on that day. Kelp über alles. A nice stroll all the way back to Penzance
Typical me to write Siena with two Ns. Here’s with one N and a special dedication to my friend Nicoletta (double T). Huge thunderstorms over town on that day in May. Il Duomo.