"London is an Attitude" Architectural Tip by mrclay2000

Architectural, London: 134 reviews and 262 photos

  HQ of MI5, Millbank Lane, Westminster
by mrclay2000
 
 

Favorite thing: A vast representation of London's architecture is brooding, stony-faced and ashen. Featureless blocks of granite in every neighborhood loom four, five and six stories high, so many faces all frowning, grave and sober. The severity of these lifeless blocks may have been designed to reflect the stiff upper lip of the English mindset, but they also rob too many cityscapes of any impressions of joy or laughter.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 22, 2003
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