A web of fabric like giant plant cells stretched beneath a canopy of branches. Lacy panels of concrete lattice shading a waterside museum. A tower block hosting a vertical forest. A steel tube slide winding through the courtyard of a Florentine palazzo. A redundant gasholder transformed into a drum-shaped housing block and mirrored pillars enclosing a garden for the imagination. Six extraordinary structures that demand a second glance.
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Sometimes a photo challenge prompts me to seek out new subjects with my camera or to look at familiar views from new angles. This weekend Friendly Friday’s photo challenge Construction gave me a welcome excuse to rummage through my archive rather than venturing out into the drizzle. These photos are all from spring and summer 2018.