Category Archives: Architecture

Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Bojnice Castle, Slovakia. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid. More here. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Bernardo Bellotto, “View of the Grand Canal and the Dogana,” 1743. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I spotted this at Design Within Reach, a chic national chain that sells modernist furniture, at their location on 3rd Avenue. Erasing the boundaries between inside and out is one thing if you live in Newport Beach, CA … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Bruges, Belgium. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Drottningholms Palace, Sweden. Source. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Architecture Du Jour: Bang For Your Buck Edition

Blowhard, Esq. writes: One of the objections I hear constantly to traditional buildings is that they’re too expensive compared to the glass-and-steel variety. “Do you realize how much it costs for all that custom masonry and sculpture?” they say. So, let’s … Continue reading

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