Reply To: Dublin’s Ugliest Building
But surely, datumdesign; The Customs House benefits greatly from the Railway Bridge in the same way that the Basilica Di San Marco in Venice and The Duomo in Milan benefit from one’s emergence on foot from the the Venice Correr Museum Loggia and the Milan Arcade, respectively?
An unexpectedly breathtaking vista opens before your eyes as break through into the open.
Paris on the other hand with it’s infinitely superior buildings suffers from it’s Imperialist ‘2 mile long straight streets’ arrangement. My the time you reach the building you’re shagged out and familiar with it. You’re made to feel small gradually, Speer approved of this idea.
I prefer the shock to the nervous system on first suddenly taking a structure in at once in all it’s staggering magnificence from close-up!
Ever visited the Pantheon?