Tag Archives: Architecture

Monday Morning Blues – Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires, Argentina

The most famous grave in the cemetery is the site where Eva Peron is laid to rest. It is said that such was her popularity in the whole of South America that florists the length of the continent sold out of flowers during the mourning period. Recoleta Cemetery is an amazing collection of extravagant graves […]

The Edificio López Serrano Apartments in Havana, Cuba

I have always appreciated an aesthetically pleasing building and my appreciation of Art Deco was heightened when I visited Miami in the early 2000s. Although I don’t exactly go out of my way to spot certain buildings, if they happen to be located where I find myself I will go out of my way to […]

Riga Art Nouveau Buildings

Friday Photos – Art Nouveau Architecture, Riga

Riga is famous for its Art Nouveau (or Jugendstil) architecture, a form most popular from the 1890’s until around 1910. There are over 100 buildings of this style in Riga, with the best examples in Alberta Street. The excellent Art Nouveau Museum is also at the end of the same street.

Greater London Art Deco Buildings by Gregory Edwards

With this post I wanted to highlight the works of my very good and talented friend Gregory Edwards. Gregory has spent years taking photographs of the exteriors and interiors of Greater London’s Art Deco buildings. This has been a real labour of love and he has now started to bring out a series of Apple […]