The Ghosts of Old London

The Ghosts of Old London

To dispel my disappointment that I cannot rent that Room to Let in Old Aldgate, I find myself returning to scrutinize the collection of pictures taken by the Society for Photographing the Relics of Old London held in the archive at the Bishopsgate Institute. It gives me great pleasure to look closely and see the loaves of bread in the window and read the playbills on the wall in this photograph of a shop in Macclesfield St in 1883.

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This Stunning Mountain House in India Has Mies-Modern Vibes

This Stunning Mountain House in India Has Mies-Modern Vibes

Reinforced concrete is Sonar's structural—as well as aesthetic—workhorse, and he favored it for its similarity to the colors of the surrounding landscape. And, within the box, Sonar arranges an organic flow of domestic functions rather than creating rigid divisions in the 4,305-square-foot residence. However, the best part—and the reason why it's called Panorama House—are the full-height windows that frame uninterrupted views of the landscape, the changing seasons, and torrential Indian monsoons

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