Posted by trules in american culture, architecture, clay the dog, culture, hip, LA architecture, los angeles, walt disney concert hall
on Jan 4th, 2008 |
paris’ cathedral de notre dame. the leaning tower of pisa. new yawk’s empire state building. shanghai’s jin mao tower. the roman coliseum. java’s borobudur buddhist temple complex. beijing’s 2008 bird’s nest olympic stadium. what’s your favorite man made architectural achievement? and how do you choose? how can you compare ancient temples to modern skyscrapers? places of worship to places of commerce? antiquity to modernity?
simple answer: you can’t. yet… people do. they always want to know: “what’s your favorite?” your favorite restaurant, city, country, beach,...