Wednesday, 26 March 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.


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

  2. 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. 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 ...


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

  5. Regarding Wikipedia;



1. Commenters are welcome and invited.
2. Off-topic commenters however will be ignored.
3. Read the post before you comment.
4. Challenge facts presented if wrong, but don't ignore them when they're not.
5. Say what you mean, and mean what you say.
6. Off-topic grandstanding, trolling and spam is moderated. (Unless it's entertaining.)