Architect Frank Gehry w/ a section of his Philadelphia Museum of Art adaptation (at Philadelphia Museum of Art)

Architect Frank Gehry w/ a section of his Philadelphia Museum of Art adaptation (at Philadelphia Museum of Art)

June 24, 2014: Cresheim trail, Wissahickon Valley Park, Philadelphia

architizer:

At its most fundamental level, architecture is the symbol and physical proof of stability in our daily lives. It’s solid, immovable, unchanging. It’s also where we conduct all of the activities that make modern life possible. It doesn’t matter if there’s a heat wave, whether a team loses a game, or our car breaks down: buildings, roads, and homes will still be there. Perhaps that’s precisely why we’re fascinated by seeing that certainty undermined.

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Does this explain ruin porn?

architizer:

At its most fundamental level, architecture is the symbol and physical proof of stability in our daily lives. It’s solid, immovable, unchanging. It’s also where we conduct all of the activities that make modern life possible. It doesn’t matter if there’s a heat wave, whether a team loses a game, or our car breaks down: buildings, roads, and homes will still be there. Perhaps that’s precisely why we’re fascinated by seeing that certainty undermined.

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Does this explain ruin porn?

Furnessian drama #janeswalkphl

Furnessian drama #janeswalkphl

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#janeswalk #janeswalkphl  (at pier 9)

#janeswalk #janeswalkphl (at pier 9)

Inside pier 9 on the Delaware built 1919, used for bananas now boats and storage #janeswalkphl #janeswalk  (at pier 9)

Inside pier 9 on the Delaware built 1919, used for bananas now boats and storage #janeswalkphl #janeswalk (at pier 9)

Shoes laced and we are ready to walk Tacony #janeswalkphl (at Tacony Music Hall)

Shoes laced and we are ready to walk Tacony #janeswalkphl (at Tacony Music Hall)

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New York State Pavilion, 1964-65 Worlds Fair

New York State Pavilion, 1964-65 Worlds Fair

Blooming again, at last #signsofspring  (at Fitler Square)

Blooming again, at last #signsofspring (at Fitler Square)

Sweet heaven! #stjoseph #zeppole #isgro (at Isgro Pastries)

Sweet heaven! #stjoseph #zeppole #isgro (at Isgro Pastries)