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Re: The "Eiffel Tour" Only Starts with the Tour Eiffel

PHeymont ·
T&N, you make an interesting point about the air circulation and coolness of Eiffel's building. These days we are constantly reading about advances in "green design," intended to reduce excess energy use. Ironic how well some of those principles of making life bearable were known so long ago by those who didn't have the option of mechanical air-conditioning! Another example is in today's blog about Gaudi's Casa Battlo in Barcelona, which uses an open well through the center of the...
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Re: Barcelona's "Other Architect"

DrFumblefinger ·
Fascinating piece, Pheymont! I learned a lot. The architecture is a feast for the eyes. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Barcelona's "Other Architect"

Travel Rob ·
Thanks for the excellent info!Great Photos too!I havent been to Barcelona in a number of years so I guess it's time to return.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Jan 20, 2015: Musee d'Orsay Clock, Paris

PHeymont ·
Since we're on turn-of-the-last-century clocks, here are a couple more. The first is the facade clock of the Musee d'Orsay itself, seen from the inside looking out over the Seine, and the second is a detail of the clock tower designed by Lluis Domenech i Montaner for the Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona. Just clockin' in...
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Barcelona's "Other Architect"

PHeymont ·
Almost everyone who visits Barcelona goes knowing a little about Antonio Gaudi, the “moderniste” architect of the Sagrada Familia basilica and a host of unusual early 20th century buildings. Those who don’t soon find out that Gaudi...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, July 27, 2014: Pigeon Beach

PHeymont ·
It's summer, it's hot, you think of the beach or a pool, right? Why should birds be different?   These pigeons are taking advantage of a moderniste fountain at the northern end of Barcelona's Avinguda Gaudi, a shady pedestrianized street that...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 5, 2014: Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona

PHeymont ·
  Visitors on the campus of Barcelona's pioneering Sant Pau Hospital, built at the turn of the 20th century under the direction of architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner, who worked to make the hospital not only beautiful, but functional and safe...
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Padua: Wonderful art, history and culture

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour of Padua, Italy
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Barcelona Shoebox: the rest of the story

PHeymont ·
Beyond the most famous sights and names, Barcelona has a lot more to see and visit. Have a look!
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Re: Barcelona Shoebox: the rest of the story

Jonathan L ·
The Joan Miro Foundation was one of my favorite places to visit in Barca!
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Re: Barcelona Shoebox: the rest of the story

Marilyn Jones ·
I have never been to Barcelona -- it was just added to my short list!!!
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Barcelona Beyond Gaudi

PHeymont ·
A tour of masterpieces by Lluis Domenech i Montaner makes clear that Catalan modernism had more than one master.
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