This monument to the “afterlife” is to be found near the Carneros Inn, Napa. Hordes of mummies, ghouls and goblins will be queuing up soon.
This monument to the “afterlife” is to be found near the Carneros Inn, Napa. Hordes of mummies, ghouls and goblins will be queuing up soon. Note the guardrails (not in Imhotep’s original scheme, but imposed by local Building Officials…)
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Mark English, AIA, Founder and Principal of Mark English Architects, has been working in San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area since 1992.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | Mark English, AIA
Marseille is the second largest city in France after Paris and the centre of the third largest metropolitan area in France after Paris and Lyon. In recent years, exciting new architecture has been woven into the ancient fabric of the city. […]
Monday, February 16, 2015 | Mark English, AIA
One of the most spectacular examples of Inca hydraulic engineering is the “Stairway of Fountains,” built sometime after 1450 at the city of Machu Picchu. The fountains supplied the city’s inhabitants with clean, fresh water.
Monday, February 9, 2015 | Mark English, AIA
The Saline Royale (Royal Saltworks) is a historical building at Arc-et-Senans in the department of Doubs, eastern France. It is next to the Forest of Chaux and about 35 kilometers from Besançon. The architect was Claude-Nicolas Ledoux (1736–1806), a prominent Parisian architect of the time.