Architecture in B&W

Stunning work by my very well traveled friend Maneck!

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“Architecture begins where Engineering ends” … Walter Gropius said this and the debate still continues between both disciplines. But, as an architect when one travels the world visiting different cities and ancient buildings, one cannot help but wonder that the best of both disciplines would have gone into the making of these landmark structures. The debate I will reserve for another blog post, and this I will restrict to love of architecture, travel and photography. Big cities and landmark buildings still give me a high like none other I have experienced.

Taking a step forward I have showcased a handful of my recent pictures from my travels … all in Black & White.

The "Blue City" of Jodhpur ... founded in 1459 & named after Rao Jodha of Mandore. The “Blue City” of Jodhpur as seen from the canon mounted at Mehrangarh fort … founded in 1459 & named after Rao Jodha of Mandore.

The Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan ... also know as the "Windy City" ... you can see the Sears (now Willis) Tower standing tall on the left side. The Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan … also know as the “Windy City” … you…

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About ramblinginthecity

I am an architect and urban planner, a writer and an aspiring artist. I love expressing myself and feel strongly that cities should have spaces for everyone--rich, poor, young, old, healthy and sick, happy or depressed--we all need to work towards making our cities liveable and lovable communities.

Posted on May 8, 2014, in Arts. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Those are some beautiful pictures .. thanks for reblogging , got ot see some lovely pictures of around the world ..

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