Tag: Architecture

  • old Royal Naval College Greenwich LONDON

    old Royal Naval College Greenwich LONDON

      Maritime Greenwich is a World UNESCO Heritage Site – since 1997 – The ensemble of buildings at Greenwich, an outlying district of London, and the park in which they are set, symbolize English artistic and scientific endeavour in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Queen’s House (by Inigo Jones) was the first Palladian building…

  • lingyen MOUNTAIN temple

    lingyen MOUNTAIN temple

    Buddist Temple in Richmond, BC – an off shoot of Lingyen Shen Monastery Taiwan. Ling Yen Mountain Temple built 1996, in the Chinese Palatial Style.  View inside the inner Courtyard. The Six Goals of Lingyen Mountain Temple, located in the front office/library 15′ Gilded Buddha – activities prevented us from entering this main hall of…

  • arthur ERICKSON architecture west van

    arthur ERICKSON architecture west van

    Arthur Charles Erickson (1924-2009) – Vancouver Architect and urban planner – internationally known for his futuristic designs and commercial architecture – Monteverdi Estates in West Vancouver was one of his lesser known residential works – a series of 20 unique detached units of 2000 – 3000 sq’ on seven acres – designed to sensitively preserve…

  • A memorable evening in a 100 year old Shaughnessy Home

    A memorable evening in a 100 year old Shaughnessy Home

    A special evening in the beautiful Disher House on Angus Drive, Shaughnessy Vancouver. Most Memorable.

  • Amsterdam for 2 hours

    Arriving an hour and fifteen minutes early to Schipol (Wow, that never happens, thank you KLM!) gave us more than 7 hours at the airport, plenty of time to get to the trains and head for Amsterdam central.   Raining but 24 degrees,  we had a wander over the canals and through the narrow streets before…

  • Marine Building-Vancouver’s Art Deco Beauty

    If you like Architecture and Art Deco – this is a must visit.