Architecture Du Jour: Berlin Details

Paleo Retiree writes:

A grab-bag of beautiful details from no-name buildings in Berlin:

berlin_detailsWhen was the last time you ooh’d and aah’d over the details on a modernist building? Would modernists have us think that details and ornaments are unimportant? Yet they’re a big part of what transforms walking through a city, town or neighborhood into a pleasure rather than a chore.


About Paleo Retiree

Onetime media flunky and movie buff and very glad to have left that mess behind. Formerly Michael Blowhard of the cultureblog Now a rootless parasite and bon vivant on a quest to find the perfectly-crafted artisanal cocktail.
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4 Responses to Architecture Du Jour: Berlin Details

  1. Will S. says:

    I visited Prague for Christmas 2012, and I enjoyed all the Art Nouveau buildings, with their lovely little details, bright colours, etc. Prague was never bombed in the war, and so retains a wide variety of architectural styles; from medieval to Soviet-era horrors; quite an interesting place.


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