Sunday, September 28, 2008

Older and wiser

Now here's a respectable building of the late 19thC. Walls protected from the sun, comfortable, enduring and good-looking. No air-conditioners needed. Where did the architects go wrong only 40 years later?

5 comments:

Webradio said...

Hello Shelagh !
Humoristic Your text...
Always beautiful bilding...

See You later.

Saretta said...

Just found your blog for the first time. It's very interesting to see your lovely photos of a corner of the world I know nothing about!

Lachezar said...

This design definetly works. There are a few of those in NZ towns too... Cheers!

Wayne said...

If we had stayed with this technology we might not have an energy crisis now.

This style reminds me of Australia but I don't know who gets credit for the style originally.

Beth said...

Lovely!