Category Archives: Architecture

Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The main gate to the World’s Exposition in Paris, 1900. More here. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Bibury, England. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Billionaires Dig Frank Gehry

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I recently watched a video of George Lucas being interviewed by Charlie Rose in Chicago. The topic: Lucas’ recently announced plans for a museum devoted to narrative art. Those plans were adopted by Chi-Town officials after … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Hungarian Parliament Building, Budapest. Click on the image to enlarge.

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“The Classical Language of Architecture” by John Summerson

Blowhard, Esq. writes: PR recommended this one to me and I found it to be a great little intro to classical building. The book is actually the transcript of six talks that Summerson, an architectural historian, gave on the BBC in … Continue reading

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Now Streaming on Netflix

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The documentary LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF, which I wrote about here, is now available on Netflix Instant.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Microsoft’s Bing may be the redheaded stepchild of search engines, but each day they feature a new desktop wallpaper that you can download. Some of them look like stills from Architecture Without Architects, which I wrote about here.

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