Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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St_Pancras_Renaissance_London_Hotel_2011-06-19The Midland Grand Hotel at St. Pancras Railway Station in London, completed in 1873. Designed by George Gilbert Scott who said, “It is possibly too good for its purpose.”

About Blowhard, Esq.

Amateur, dilettante, wannabe.
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4 Responses to Architecture Du Jour

  1. So many elements borrowed from cathedral architecture.

    Don’t know if you have previously addressed this, but could it be that the secular impulse is what is driving the ugly architecture you so often decry? Without God, things start getting ugly!


  2. Swoopy enough for me.


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