Encouraged by Larry Schaaf’s kind comment about my misty view of the Palace of Westminster last week (he is the great guru on Fox Talbot), I am posting an even mistier one I took of Canary Wharf last weekend, which demonstrates the compositional elegance of Cesar Pelli’s original tower, completed in 1991, which still holds its own even though it is now surrounded by grander, but blander other office buildings. Pelli is Argentinian, still alive and still designing tall buildings:-
3 thoughts on “Canary Wharf (1)”
Comparisons with Fox Talbot are not excessive. YOU ARE VERY GOOD !
Like a Morandi!
Yes, it’s strange how all the detailing was bleached out, so that you just get the Morandi-like shapes. Charles