Skopje Central Post Office

Originally posted on travellarge:
In Summer 1963, a massive earthquake struck the ancient city of Skopje.  Skopje is in the Republic of Macedonia/FYROM and has been in the news because of demonstrations in May 2015 against Prime Minister Gruevski and his government.  These demonstrations have been dramatic but peaceful.  The 1963 earthquake was anything but peaceful.  It lasted less than a minute but killed well… Continue reading Skopje Central Post Office

Brutalist Architecture in D.C.

Originally posted on Walks in Washington:
While walking around D.C., the city’s varying architecture has stood out for me. Down one block, one might be greeted with shining examples of Neoclassical Architecture with Roman columns and a white façade (for example, the Jefferson Memorial). The next street might contain more modern office buildings, with glass and steel, perhaps still being built. More striking for me… Continue reading Brutalist Architecture in D.C.