Having a little fun with their subway system, Utrect has installed a “transit accelerator” (aka “slide”) in one of their stations. Makes that trip down the stairs a little quicker and a lot more exciting!
Tag Archives: architecture
Homage to Toronto’s Lost Buildings
An alternative view of the AGO.
I had never been around to the rear of the new-ish Art Gallery of Ontario transformation (Frank Gehry) until last Friday when I found myself with some time to kill between dates. I settled onto a bench on Grange Park and enjoyed the sun and a good book. The back of the gallery is such a contrast to the front, yet almost as interesting. The shots above are from my iPhone, so not the greatest of quality.
Below, an image of the front facade from the AGO website.
Also from the AGO website, a shot of the staircase (above) from the inside.
It’s hard to be hip and be taken seriously…
A link to this blog arrived in my twitter feed and it’s just priceless. It appears to be photos taken from Dwell (“At Home in the Modern World”) with humorous captions appended: The most recent post includes this photo….
An exciting heritage preservation project.
My former parish in suburban Atlanta has a massive and exciting project underway. They want to purchase a gorgeous church in Buffalo, St. Gerard’s (above), and move it to their building site.