Tuesday, August 20, 2019

1781. University of Jyväskylä






























Dear Flora,

"The form is a mystery that eludes every definition"
(Alvar Aalto)

Warmly,
R

Friday, August 16, 2019

1780. Friedrichswerdersche Kirche, Berlin
















Dear Max,

"To refine the Gothic by the ancient" (K.F. Schinkel)

Sincerely,
R

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

1779. Yankee Clipper, Fort Lauderdale, Florida















Dear Raúl,

The Yankee Clipper Hotel is a classic example of the mid-century
tropical architectural style known as Miami Modern or MiMo.
Other remarkable examples of this style include the Fontainebleau
Hotel, the Eden Roc Miami Beach Hotel, and the Bacardi Building,

Sincerely,
R

Friday, August 9, 2019

1778. Saint Jean de Luz, Le Casino et le Jardin














Dear Brigitte,

"Form is where light and matter intersect"
(Robert Mallet-Stevens quoting Émile Trélat)

Regards,
R

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

1777. Viljava Nakkila Seurakuntakoti Kirkko















Dear Poul,

The building depicted on the postcard is considered to be Finland's
earliest functional-style church.
Next to the church stands the Nakkila Parish Center built in 1970
by Juha Leiviskä.

Regards,
R

Friday, August 2, 2019

1776. Republique Unie du Cameroun. Yaounde. Immeuble CNPS

















Dear Jean,

"Rain does not fall on one roof alone"
(Cameroon proverb)

Sincerely,
R