Shelagh's Lens

Daily Archives: 2014-09-02

Old Vancouver

… which is, of course, a relative term. Yes, I’m back to playing with reflections again, and hope you enjoy the juxtaposition between the old and the new. In this case, the old is championed (albeit in a reflection warped…

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Downtown Totems

Lately I’ve brought you images ranging from a totem pole near Lions Bay to the clock tower of an older building in Montreal. Today, I’m relying on modern Vancouver to bring you another take on reflective capacities. Rather than a…

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Sculptured Trees

… or, a steel and glass roof designed to emulate rows of trees, whichever you prefer. This was the vision Portuguese architect Santiago Calatrava executed in designing Lisbon Oriente Train Station, known to locally as Lisboa Estacion Orient. Expositions often…

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