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Old Wobbly! (The Millennium Bridge)

Figure 1. The Millennium Bridge from the Tate Modern observation deck. Why did the public cross the bridge? To get to the other side. That joke is old news, just like crossing the Thames by foot is old news. The … Continue reading

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The Stairwell Landing, Queen’s Cross Church

This image is of a stairwell window as seen through the grid pattern punched in top landing’s banister. Although the photo was taken from a slightly contrived angle, requiring some light crouching and weaving on the landing to get this … Continue reading

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The Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art

BACKGROUND Great Scotsman. “Charles Rennie Mackintosh.” [Online image] 15 Jul. 2007. http://www.firstfoot.com/Great%20Scot/crm.htm

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Denver International Airport

Jeppesen Terminal, Denver International Airport: Fentress Bradburn Architects. The roof consists of Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric supported by cables: this construction seems to let in a lot of light while supporting large and lofty open spaces. Design details inside the airport … Continue reading

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