Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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A courtyard I stumbled across at Barnard College, on Broadway across the street from Columbia University.

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About Blowhard, Esq.

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

  1. Steve Sailer says:

    They just needed the budget to put some horizontal detailing between the fourth and fifth floors: the long expanse with only occasional ornamentation between the third and seventh floors is a little dull.

    How much of architecture is having enough budget? Tom Wolfe said that the chief pleasure of architecture is conspicuous consumption that you have rightful access to.


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