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View Poll Results: Which one?
Classical 30 51.72%
Modern 22 37.93%
Other 6 10.34%
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Old October 15th, 2006, 07:32 AM   #1
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Classical vs Modern Architecture

Can you pin-point why you prefer certain styles?...or is it a bit of a mystery to youself why you prefer certain styles over others?

Please post pics of your favourite buildings (based only on their 'style' not their height/volume).

...and, yes, I'm sure a similar pole has been done before but oh well.
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Old October 15th, 2006, 07:42 AM   #2
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I like mixing as shown in one of my photos...

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Old October 15th, 2006, 09:25 AM   #3
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I've always loved the beaux-arts style. This is one of my favorite buildings in Chicago, the Belden-Stratford (taken today). This is quality architecture. I love the detailing.

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Old October 15th, 2006, 06:43 PM   #4
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lovely picture hydrogen! classical architecture is definitely more beautiful than modern for low rise building
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Old October 16th, 2006, 03:50 AM   #5
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I like a mix of both...
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Old October 17th, 2006, 05:15 PM   #6
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I prefer mostly classical architecture...although a well designed modern building always catches my eye!
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Old October 18th, 2006, 12:44 AM   #7
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It's hard for me to tell which is better b/c they both have good qualities.
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Old October 31st, 2006, 08:48 PM   #8
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In the 1920s and 30s Art Deco was considered modern but since "modern" generally means "less is more" international style post WWII architecture, I selected "Other" (Art Deco). I do like neo-classical and its variants quite a bit but not as much as Art Deco.
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Old October 31st, 2006, 09:09 PM   #9
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I prefer mostly classical architecture...although a well designed modern building always catches my eye!
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Old November 2nd, 2006, 10:34 PM   #10
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Old November 3rd, 2006, 12:30 PM   #11
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Old November 4th, 2006, 10:54 PM   #12
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I love the mixed style
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Old November 5th, 2006, 08:05 AM   #13
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I respect the past, I live in today.
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Old November 5th, 2006, 10:30 AM   #14
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I like most types of architecture. Usually a good building is not so much about the style as about its quality of design and construction. Besides, the contrast in architectural styles is what makes our cities interesting.
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Old November 5th, 2006, 12:04 PM   #15
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I like a mix of both...
Me too.
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Old December 6th, 2006, 12:59 AM   #16
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I love only moder architecture :P
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