PESO - Mies' Masterpiece

P. J. Alling webster26 at mindspring.com
Wed Apr 9 14:50:38 EDT 2008


Are we after all, sure that this is Frank.  Ann did point out that his 
stuff is disturbingly unblurred

David J Brooks wrote:
> Nicely done Frank.
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> The alignment is very pleasing.
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> You sure it was not Art Van dalay who designed that.
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> Dave
>
> On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 8:56 AM, frank theriault
> <knarftheriault at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> I don't often post architectural photos.  Perhaps that's because I
>>  tend to concentrate on other stuff, or perhaps it's because I mostly
>>  suck at it, but today I'm breaking with tradition.
>>
>>  This is my favourite group of buildings in Toronto, The
>>  Toronto-Dominion Centre, designed by noted modernist Ludwig Mies van
>>  der Rohe (his name was just Ludwig Mies;  he added the van der Rohe to
>>  make it sound better).  His buildings dot (among other places) New
>>  York (the Seagram Building)) and Chicago (IBM Tower and many others):
>>  he virtually defined the "International Style" of architecture.
>>
>>  When I was a courier on "stand by" (between calls) I'd lie on my back
>>  on a sunny day and watch the changing shadows and reflections on these
>>  beautiful buildings.  When I was by there the other day, the sun,
>>  reflections and shadows looked particularly alluring:
>>
>>  http://tinyurl.com/3v2tkb
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>>  http://bp0.blogger.com/_EaTEtfR4WJw/R_tlMqIJ-YI/AAAAAAAAByo/LMgz1LThvaI/s1600-h/apr_08_08+006.jpg
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>>  Comments welcome.
>>
>>  cheers,
>>  frank
>>
>>  --
>>  "Sharpness is a bourgeois concept." -Henri Cartier-Bresson
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