Issues of Scale and Proportion

Issues of Scale and Proportion

Sometimes a house or building just looks a bit off.  If the problem isn’t immediately apparent, such as a glaringly harsh color scheme or over-the-top landscaping, it might be something more subtle like a problem with scale.  The following structures all have...
What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

Sometimes construction projects end up looking somewhat different from what the initial architectural renderings suggest.  A residential development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has several unusual facades which vary somewhat from the early renderings.  The...
The Call of the Siren

The Call of the Siren

An unusual Corinthian column caught my eye from the road and lured me closer.  I was surprised to find an unexpected theme incorporating a diverse array of architectural materials.  I grabbed a few photos and continued on my journey…            ...
Shutters or Shudders?

Shutters or Shudders?

I never tire of looking at bizarre shutter installations (or shudders – hat tip to Seth!) which is fortunate as there is no shortage of them!  It’s been almost two years since I first posted about them –  it’s time to share some more! That...