Longtime Readers will know that I am often scornful of modern architecture on these here pages, but I have to admit that occasionally some light does shine through the gloom. Here’s one example from, of all places, Shanghai, where somebody decided to put a played-out quarry to good use. Before:
…followed by a night-time shot:
We could use a few of those Over Here. Gawd knows we have enough quarries and de-topped mountains (e.g. in Kentucky, eastern Ohio, West Virginia and Montana, to name but a few) which would support a decent-sized chain called (say) Quarry Hotels, Inc.
And if we’re not going to use the quarries for any other purpose (e.g. to bury all the dead socialists after The Glorious Day)…