[LMB] GJ&RQ - Ch 13 and the world turns over - CORRECTION
baur at chello.at
Mon Oct 31 17:33:49 GMT 2016
sorry - wanted to add -
so - neo-vorruyteristic architecture could just 2quote" him and his
Am 31.10.2016 um 18:30 schrieb Baur:
> re architecture:
> do we have a finnish member on this list?
> one of the things i noticed when visiting there (anyone going to
> worldcon next year can check for themselves) is that houses of a certain
> period have an awful lot of "architectural quotes" from fortress
> architecture (things like large, very massive gates, towers, portcullis,
> massive looking walls in the ground floor, with only few small windows,
> crenelations - things that are useless on a multi story apartment house
> in a city, just quoting the impression of fortress)
> one could almost get the impression that people were afraid of something
> an they were - all these houses were built in the period of the 1930-ies
> leading up the winter war ..
> Am 31.10.2016 um 18:10 schrieb Eric Oppen:
>> The thing is, architecture goes through styles just as other things do.
>> Can you imagine an older Miles reacting to a wave of interest in
>> "neo-Vorrutyer" buildings?
>> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 6:49 AM, James M. BRYANT G4CLF <james at jbryant.eu>
>>> Gwynne observes:-
>>>> Ohhh and a quick thought - if Aral had architectural leanings - did he
>>>> inherit them from Dono Vorrutyer, distant relative and world's worst
>>>> (or most paranoid) architect?
>>> That's not "the World's worst", Gwynne, he's the Nexus's worst - ever.
>>> Architecture students from all over the Nexus come to Barrayar for the
>>> "awful warning" section of their courses. It's a major part of the
>>> Barrayaran tourist economy.
>>> James - trying, but failing, to make an Incendiary 'At out of it
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