I was intrigued by the circular object I saw perched atop the Royal Festival Hall recently. From where I stood, they looked a little like revolving birds, but I think they may have had something to do with the building’s air conditioning?
Answer = 1 high rise building, 1 computer, 1 projected image via the computer, 1 cherry picker, lots of paint + an assortment of graffiti artists.
A tranquil and greener spot in the heart of a bustling city.
Modern construction in the relatively new shopping/cafe area of the station, but I rather like the shapes.
Since I last went to Dublin in 2005, all kinds of buildings have sprung up, mainly of the luxury flats variety and today most of them seem to be empty or sparsely populated owing to the demise of the Celtic Tiger economy. Some of the more unusual on offer were these flats by the entrance to the Museum of Contemporary Art which are reminiscent of a Mondrian painting or suchlike.
In contrast the forlorn nature of the men sitting on the bench alongside was most striking. I’m not sure how permanent this bench might be…
The Lych Gate at St Mary’s church is also a dwelling. Here’s part of the detail of the half timbered building.
This rather grand building was indeed used to house pigeons at Painswick Rococo Garden and dates from the 18th Century. The interior doesn’t match the exterior – the outside upper storey is octagonal with 8 windows, inside it is circular with 4 windows.
A less convertional view of Painswick Rococo Garden’s conversation piece.