Architecture that tells a story

Madrid definitely has an eclectic mix of architecture, as I’ve already posted a few examples of (lizard and wedding cake buildings, most ostentatious belle epoque, and Herzog and de Meuron’s masterpiece). You can really get a feel for the history of Spain, just by walking around and observing different architectural influences over the centuries. Unfortunately,Continue reading “Architecture that tells a story”

Giant pink sheep in the Puerta de Alcalá

I think the only thing the Puerta de Alcalá is missing is a giant pink sheep. Here’s why. Around November 20th every year, shepherds bring their flocks of sheep directly through the center of Madrid, in between these two stone markers (mojones) on the eastern side of Plaza Alcalá. This is supposed to be quiteContinue reading “Giant pink sheep in the Puerta de Alcalá”

City Projects and Platforms for Social Interaction

Wierd. I’m finally using the new format for blogger and it’s really different. I feel like I’m typing into an open void. Well… Anyways, I’m having a few ideas flying around in my head and I’d like to pin them down on the page. So I mentioned a few days ago that I have thisContinue reading “City Projects and Platforms for Social Interaction”