Wednesday, March 26, 2008

'Atrium' - Vincent Korda


A multi-storey atrium model from the 1936 film 'Things to Come' -- an atrium prefigured by the likes of Frank Loyd Wright's Larkin Building and Rogers Lacy Hotel project, and brought to reality again four decades after Korda in the multi-storey atria of John Portman.

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Blogger Luke H said...

Whats all this then - I thought Wikipedia was off-limits here? :-)

3/26/2008 09:42:00 am  
Blogger PC said...

I've said many times that Wikipedia for controversial topics should always be considered off-limits in polite company.

AFAIA John Portman is hardly considered controversial, except by those who can't read?

3/26/2008 10:17:00 am  
Blogger Luke H said...

Ah I see - refer to Wiki articles when you like and agree with the subject, but make it "off-limits" when the content of the article doesn't suit your purpose.

As long as we've got that clear ...

:-)

3/26/2008 03:02:00 pm  
Blogger PC said...

I could either repeat myself, or you could read my comment again. Up to you.

3/26/2008 03:07:00 pm  
Anonymous Sean said...

Regarding Wikipedia;

http://downwiththeinternet.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/wikipedia-lolcat.jpg

Sean.

3/26/2008 03:55:00 pm  

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